What Is The Meaning Of Nutrition And Diet.

Every person wants to live a healthy life in his world, nutrition and diet are the basis for maintaining that healthy life.

some of the people consider nutrition as food, some of the people think that nutrition and diet are synonyms to each other if you are that kind of person then my friend you are thinking wrong.

some of the people consider nutrition as food or some of the people think that nutrition and diet are synonyms to each other if you are that kind of person than my friend you are thinking wrong.

Food is something that you eat, now it’s not necessary that whatever you eat is useful for your body like you eat pizza, burger, ice cream etc. that is food but it’s not nutrition.

Nutrition mean getting all the basic very important things that your body required for its growth and maintenance, body utilize nutrition and diet for body growth and replacement of tissues.

Basic Elements Of Nutrition and diet:

Meaning Of Nutrition And Diet

  1. Macro Nutrients
  2. Micro Nutrients

1. Macro Nutrients: Macronutrients constitute the majority of a person’s diet, or we can say that macronutrient should be in large amounts in our meals. macro nutrients supply energy and needed for body growth.macro nutrient includes

  • Carbohydrate
  • Protein
  • Fats

For A balanced diet, all of these three things must be available in your meal.carbohydrate give energy to your body where protein and fat are very important for the growth and maintenance of your body.

  •  Carbohydrates : Carbs are the most important source of energy they contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. basically, there are two types of carbohydrates.

a.  Simple carbohydrate.

b. Complex carbohydrates.


  • Protein: Protein is a very essential element for your body, they contain C, H, O, and nitrogen. Protein is very large molecules, so they can not get directly into our blood, they turned into amino-acids in our digestive system and then they supply to our body organs through blood vessels.


  • Fat: Fats are necessary for many body functions, fats keep us warm and give protection to organs, they also help in the production of hormones, the source of fat should be the good source in your meal.


2. Micro Nutrients :  Micro nutrients enables various chemical reactions in our body ,they required in less amout in our diet compare to macro nutrients.

Micro Nutrients has two categories

  • Vitamins(fat soluble,water soluble)
  • Minerals(macro mineral,micro mineral)


So, Guys I hope here you got a short brief about Nutrition and diet.


Conclusion :

Guys whenever you take you meal try to cover all the five things for a balanced diet(protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, mineral), that makes the complete fist of nutrition and diet.

If you want to share or ask me something , feel free to ask via comments.


Leave a Reply