Nutrition is a critical part of health and development. Better nutrition is related to improved
infant, child and maternal health, stronger immune systems, safer pregnancy and childbirth,
lower risk of non-communicable diseases (such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease), and
Healthy children learn better. People with adequate nutrition are more productive and can
create opportunities to gradually break the cycles of poverty and hunger.
Malnutrition, in every form, presents significant threats to human health. Today the world
faces a double burden of malnutrition that includes both undernutrition and overweight,
especially in low- and middle-income countries.
WHO is providing scientific advice and decision-making tools that can help countries take
action to address all forms of malnutrition to support health and wellbeing for all, at all ages.
This fact file explores the risks posed by all forms of malnutrition, starting from the earliest
stages of development, and the responses that the health system can give directly and through
its influence on other sectors, particularly the food system.
What are the 7 elements of nutrition?
There are seven main classes of nutrients that the body needs. These are carbohydrates,
proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fibre and water. It is important that everyone consumes
these seven nutrients on a daily basis to help them build their bodies and maintain their
Nutrients provide nourishment. Proteins, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and water are
all nutrients. If people do not have the right balance of nutrients in their diet, their risk of developing
certain health conditions increases.
Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food, how the body uses them, and the relationship between
diet, health, and disease. Nutritionists use ideas from molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics
to understand how nutrients affect the human body.
Best nutrition food
1. Salmon. Not all fish is created equal. …
2. Kale. Of all the healthy leafy greens, kale is the king. …
3. Seaweed. The sea has more than just fish. …
4. Garlic. Garlic really is an amazing ingredient. …
5. Shellfish. …
6. Potatoes. …
7. Liver. …
10. Egg yolk
11. Dark Chocolate (cocoa ) Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content is one of the most
nutritious foods you can eat.