Learning Outcomes for Study Session 2

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

2.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 2.1)

2.2  Classify foods into groups according to their nutrients and differentiate between macronutrients and micronutrients. (SAQ 2.1)

2.3  List the sources and functions of the nutrients. (SAQs 2.1 and 2.3)

2.4  Describe vitamins and their classification. (SAQ 2.2)

2.5  Explain the functions of the common minerals that people require in their diet. (SAQ 2.2)

2.6  Describe a balanced diet for people in your community. (SAQ 2.3)

Study Session 2  Nutrients and their Sources

2.1  Classification of essential nutrients