#Chap7 #Nutrition and Diet#Solution of Exercise #Class6 # Maharashtra State Board

#Chap7 #Nutrition and Diet#Solution of Exercise #Class6 # Maharashtra State Board

#Class6
#Chap7
#Nutrition and Diet
#Solution of Exercise
# Maharashtra State Board

Exercise
1. Fill in the blanks.
(a) The process of intake of food and utilising it for all life processes is
called ………. .
(b) All the substances in our food which are useful for various bodily processes are called ………. .
(c) Carbohydrates and ………. provide
………. to our body.
(d) In a balanced diet, all the nutrients are present in the ……. proportion.
(e) In the food pyramid, cereals are given the maximum space because
they fulfil our ………. requirement.
(f) Intake of more food than necessary causes ………. .

2. Spot the following in the table of vitamins and minerals.
(a) The nutrient present in citrous fruits.
(b) Vitamins / minerals present in milk.
(c) Causes and symptoms of night
blindness, scurvy, rickets, beriberi.
(d) Foods required to prevent the above diseases.
(e) Causes of anaemia.
(f) Essential mineral for healthy bones
and teeth.
(g) Sensory organ affected due to the deficiency of Vitamin A.

3. Choose the correct alternative.
(a) Pulses are a very good source
of ………. .
(1) carbohydrates (2) proteins
(3) fats (4) minerals

(b) ………. provide maximum energy to the body.
(1) Cereals (2) Leafy vegetables
(3) Water (4) Amla

(c) Goitre is caused by a deficiency of the mineral ………. .
(1) iron (2) calcium
(3) iodine (4) potassium

(d) ………. is a type of junk food.
(1) Orange (2) Milk
(3) Bhakri (4) Chocolate

4. Use the food pyramid to select food
items of your choice for three days.
Conditions :
(1) The diet for all three days should
be balanced.
(2) There should be variety in the
items chosen for the three days.

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