Nutrients Needed to Maintain Proper Health Student’s Name Institution of Affiliation Nutrients Needed to Maintain Proper Health The three distinct macronutrients of carbohydrates fat and protein together forms important roles in maintaining proper health in the human body. In general macronutrients are the most important constituents of our diet. Basically a human body needs other nutrients too for instance minerals and vitamins. Conversely minerals are required in much lesser quantities and therefore are known as micronutrients. Proteins fat and fat are considered necessary in the diet as each plays a key role in maintaining proper health. Importance of Macronutrients Essential for Proper Health Eliopoulos (2010) emphasized that protein should comprise of approximately 10 to 35 percent of human diet. Generally amino acids are interconnected in compound formations and they are the building blocks of protein. However there are 20 diverse amino acids; among them 9 are regarded as necessary Basically obtaining necessary nutrients is about living a better life by maintaining proper health. Therefore it is all about natural life wellness and good health. Additionally an individual should take control of digestive health to boost their general health (Roth 2014). References Eliopoulos C. (2010). Invitation to holistic health: A guide to living a balanced life. Sudbury Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Herrmann W. & Obeid R. (2011). Vitamins in the prevention of human diseases. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Hoeger W. W. K. Hoeger S. A. Hoeger C. I. & Fawson A. L. (2016). Lifetime physical fitness & wellness: A personalized program. Roth R. A. (2014). Nutrition & diet therapy. Clifton Park NY: Delmar Cengage Learning. Solomon E. P. (2016). Introduction to human anatomy and physiology. Maryland Heights Missouri: Saunders/Elsevier. Watson R. R. (2013). Handbook of vitamin D in human health: Prevention treatment and toxicity. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers. [...]
Write a 750-1,000 word essay explaining the nutrients needed to maintain proper health. Based on what you have learned in this course, your text, and additional sources: 1.Explain the importance of the macronutrients necessary to maintain proper health. Include the healthy food sources of each describing the reasoning for your choices. 2.Explain the importance of select vitamins necessary to maintain proper health. Include the preferred food sources. 3.Explain the importance of select minerals necessary to maintain proper health. Include the preferred food sources. A minimum of three scholarly references, properly cited, including your text must be used. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines.