What is the six basic nutrients?

1.) Carbohydrates for quick energy release

2.) Protein for repair and growth

3.) Fat for energy again, and the synthesis of hormones

4.) Vitamins, for regulating the body's chemical reactions

5.) Minerals, for bodily functions for example magnesium for Red Blood Cells to

transport oxygen

6.) Water, because your body is 60 - 70% water, and needs replenishing. Also enables the body to transport nutrients and waste substances around the body