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Six essential nutrients and their functions

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(Nutrition 1) Mind Map on Six essential nutrients and their functions, created by leeolarogers on 01/30/2014.
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Six essential nutrients and their functions
  1. Carbohydrates - provide energy and heat
    1. Fats/lipids - provide energy and heat
      1. Primarily furnish the body with heat and energy
      2. Proteins - Build and repair body tissue. Provides energy and heat
        1. Builds and repairs body tissue with the help of vitamins and minerals
          1. Provides energy when carbohydrates and fat reserves are low
        2. Vitamins - regulates body functions
          1. Minerals - regulate body functions
            1. Water - regulates body functions
              1. helps regulate the various body processes - circulation, respiration, digestion and elimination
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