Tick (_/) the statements that are correct.
(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfil nutritional requirement of our body. ( )
(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet. ( )
(c) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items. ( )
(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body. ( )


Answer :

(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill the nutritional requirement of our body. ( )

No, by eating rice alone, we can not fulfill the nutritional requirement of our body because rice gives us only carbohydrates and we need all the nutrients to stay healthy.

(b) Deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet. ( ✓ )

Yes, deficiency diseases can be prevented by eating a balanced diet because a balanced diet contains all types of nutrients.

(c) Balanced diet for the body should contain a variety of food items. ( ✓ )

Yes, a balanced diet should contain food items with different nutritional values to fulfill our nutritional requirements.

(d) Meat alone is sufficient to provide all nutrients to the body. ( )

No, meat is a good source of protein but does not contain all the nutrients.

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