This file contains a power point about understanding nutrients. It contains 20 slides that can be used for an entire class period or shortened depending on how in depth you want to go into the lesson. The lesson can be used at any grade level or modified to your liking by adding and subtracting slides. The power point covers topics such as : what are nutrients, how does your body use them, carbohydrates, the role of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins , and minerals. The slide show is designed to help with a lesson that a teacher may be teaching in regards to nutrients in the body. This slide show is simple to the point and easy to follow. This power point is a guide to help in your teachings and not a complete substitute for your teaching. Enjoy!