Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Question: What is food?
Answer: Food is any nourishing substance of plant or animal origin that is eaten. - 211
Question: What is the purpose of food?
Answer: Food supplies nourishment, sustains life, provides energy, promotes growth, and maintains health. - 212
Question: What is a nutrient?
Answer: Some examples of nutrients include: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. - 213
Question: What is fruit?
Answer: Fruit is grown for food. It contains seeds, and is usually sweet to eat. - 74
Question: Is all fruit sweet?
Answer: No, some fruit such as lemons are sour. Other fruit may taste bland, bitter, or salty. - 80
Question: What is health?
Answer: Health is freedom from physical injury, disease and pain. - 201