Eating a Balanced diet means having good proportion of Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Minerals, Vitamins and Water.
Carbohydrates : Carbohydrates consist of 3 elements. Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen.
One should atleast require the Carbohydrate of 500 gm daily. and 1 gm of Carbohydrates gives 17 KJ of energy.
Main sources of Carbohydrates : Wheat, Rice and Maize, Sugar cane, milk, Fruits, honey beets.
Fats : Fat provides twice the energy to our body of Carbohydrates. 1 gm of FAT provide nearly 34 KJ of energy. Daily Requirement of 50 gm is required to our body.
An enzyme called Lipase Digest Fats. It break down into fatty acid and glycerol.
Proteins : Proteins are made up of Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen and Oxygen. Proteins are very important for our body as it help in growth and repair the body.