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16 October 2014
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Food and Fuel
Our bodies are a bit like a car. We need to keep topping up our fuel levels, otherwise we run out of energy.

The body gets its fuel (energy) from nutrients that can be found in food and drinks.

Nutrients help to provide the body with the fuel it needs to work properly and to stay healthy.

The body also needs water. Water is not a nutrient but it’s important that we keep our water levels topped up, just like a car.
But where do we find these nutri..ents, nutrients... and how do they help the body? Food Facts
Did you Know?
70% of the body is made up of water. We should drink between 8-10 cups of water a day. More when we exercise or in hot weather.
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