Though there are various types of foods, these foods may all be classified into different groups.
These foods are grouped depending on what the food helps the body with.
1. Bodybuilding foods (proteins).
2. Energy giving foods (carbohydrates).
3. Protective foods (vitamins and mineral salts).
The table below shows examples of foods and how they are grouped:
These are the foods that help in building the body tissues for example muscles.
They also help in the growth and repair of these body tissues.
See the following examples:
These are the foods that give the body strength to work.
These foods help the body to carry out its normal bodily functions like breathing, circulation, and digestion.
They also help in doing other external work like walking, running and carrying goods.
These are foods that help in protecting the body from diseases.
These foods also help the body to heal much faster.
Protective foods help the body to stay healthy
In summary, see the following pyramid