Food Sources Of Nutrients

Learn About Food Sources Of Nutrients

NutrientImportant Food Sources
EnergyCereals, Pulses and Legumes, Oil, Ghee, Butter, Sugar, Jaggery and Nuts.
ProteinsCombination of Pulses (and Legumes) and Cereals, Milk, Eggs, Fish, Poultry and Meat.
CarbohydratesSugar, Jaggery, Honey, Sago, Arrowroot, Cereals, Pulses and Legumes.
FatsOil, Ghee, Hydrogenated Oil (Vegetable Ghee), Oil Seeds, Nuts and Cheese.
IronLeafy Vegetables, Whole Cereals, Liver, Meat and Eggs.
CalciumMilk, Cheese, Ragi (Nachni) and Green Leafy Vegetables.
SodiumCommon Salt.
PotassiumFruits, Coconut Water, vegetables.
Vitamin ADark Green Leafy Vegetables, Yellow-Orange Vegetables and Fruits, Liver, Eggs and Milk.
B-ComplexWhole Cereals, Nuts and Oil Seeds, Milk, Leafy Vegetables, Pulses and Fruits.
Vitamin CIndian Gooseberry (Amla), Guava, Leafy Vegetables and Citrus Fruits.
Vitamin B12Milk, Eggs, Liver, Meat and Poultry.
Folic AcidGreen Leafy Vegetables.
Vitamin DFish (Halibut, Cod, Shark) Liver Oil, Eggs, Fatty Fish, Liver, Whole Milk.
Vitamin EGround Nut and Cotton Seed Oils; Germs of Cereals and Pulses; Wheat and Rice Germ Oils.

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