What are the constituents of a balanced diet?

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What are the constituents of a balanced diet?
Answer:
Constituents of a balanced diet are as follows:

  • Carbohydrate: It provides 50-70% of total energy intake.
  • Fat: For an adult, fat should provide 20% of total energy intake. Children require more fat so as to suffice 50% of the total energy intake.
  • Proteins: Protein intake should be about 15-20% of the total daily energy intake.
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Water
  • Roughage