This lesson will discuss micronutrients including vitamins and minerals. There will be discussion on water soluble and fat soluble vitamins, and how they work. Also, minerals will be discussed with focus on their key functions. There will also be a brief discussion on supplements and water.
Identify the sources of macronutrients
Explain the functions of macronutrients (including carbohydrates, proteins and fats)
Describe the cause and symptoms of macronutrient deficiency
Explain the various factors that are associated with macronutrient deficiency
Ontario Curriculum Expectations covered: A1.2, A4.2, B1.1, B1.2)