This lesson is an introduction to the ABC of nutrition, discussing the definition of nutrients, why they are important, how they are categorized (macro vs. micronutrients), and discusses what calories are.
Understand what nutrients are and why they are important
Identify major nutrients, including macronutrients and micronutrients
Understand the functions of nutrients and their effect on the quality of life
Recognize the importance of understanding nutrients and their role in health
Ontario Curriculum Expectations covered: A1.1, A1.4, B1.1, B1.2