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1

The 5 main nutrients

Protein
Fat
Carbohydrates
Vitamins
Minerals

2

In addition to the nutrients we need

Iron and Dietary Fibre

3

How much of the human body is water

70% is water

4

How much water should we drink a day

Women - 1.6 litres a day
Men - 2 litres a day

5

4 reasons to dehydration

Not drinking enough fluids
Vomiting
Sweating during exercise
Diarrhoea

6

4 symptoms of dehydration

Feeling thirsty
Dry mouth
Headache + tiredness
Reduced urine + darkness

7

6 sources of water ( bar water )

Soup
Tea / coffee
Milk
Fruit juices
Fruit + veg
Jelly

8

1. Function of water

Water transports nutrients around the body
It helps us get rid of waste products
It helps protect And lubricate joints, eyes and throat
It evaporates from the skin when we get too hot and therefore helps regulate body temperature