Nutrients Essay

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Nutrient Comparison |Nutrient |Role in Body |Similarities |Differences |Food Examples | |Simple and Complex |They are one of |They are major nutrients. |Simple carbs are sugar. |Complex: | |Carbohydrates |the most important|They both provide us with energy.|Complex carbs have more |Whole Wheat Bread | | |nutrients in our |Can be stored in dry storage for |nutrients. |Carrots | | |body and are also |long periods. |Complex carbs have fiber and |Rice | | |one of our body’s |Relatively cheaper than other |starch and helps maintain |Beans | | |primary sources of|food items. |weight. |Green Vegetables. | | |energy. | |Simple carbs are generally |Oatmeal | | | | |added to foods. |Potatoes | | | | | |Corn | | | | | |Pumpkin | | | | | |Peas | | | | | |Simple:

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