Class 5 Health, Disease and Hygiene

Last updated on January 12th, 2022 at 11:32 pm

Class 5 Health, Disease and Hygiene

Class 5 Health Disease and Hygiene , class 5 health and hygiene Chapter important notes for the students of CBSE / ICSE board.


The components of food

Body-building nutrients are proteins. Proteins are essential for the growth and repair of our cells. Proteins are found in pulses, eggs, meat, milk, and milk products.

Carbohydrates provide energy. Carbohydrate-rich foods include bread, rice, corn, potatoes, and corn syrup.

We get more energy from fat than from carbohydrates. Fats are found in meat, vegetable oil, milk, butter, cheese, ghee, cream, and dry foods.

We get minerals from fruits, vegetables, eggs, and fish, such as iron, calcium, and phosphorus. Minerals keep our bodies healthy and fit.

Vitamins keep our bodies healthy and fight diseases. They are found in fruits, green leafy vegetables, eggs, and fish.

Balanced diets provide our bodies with the nutrition they need to function properly. A balanced diet provides the right amount of nutrients. Maintaining health requires a balanced diet.

Diseases – 

Diseases are of two types – non-communicable diseases and communicable diseases.

Diseases that are caused by deficiencies cannot be transmitted from person to person, therefore they are called noncommunicable diseases. Anaemia, night blindness, beriberi, scurvy, rickets, etc.

Updated: 12 Jan 2022 — 11:32 pm

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