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Dietary Components can be divided into the following major groups:

Dietary component Comments
Carbohydrates Form the bulk of meal, are often sweet in taste.
Proteins Build the body.
Fats Yield high energy, make food tasty.
Vitamins Maintain body systems.
Minerals Important physiological functions in cells.
Dietary Fiber Prevents constipation, cancers.
Water Maintains all the above components in a solution.

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This page last updated on:
October 15, 2003