4. Tick (√) the statements that are correct.

(a) By eating rice alone, we can fulfill 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. ( )

Answers (1)

(a). ()

(b). (√) This statement is correct since a balanced diet has all the nutrients required by our body in adequate amounts thus preventing any type of deficiency disease.

(c). (√) This statement is correct since no single food item contains all the nutrients required by our body and therefore variety is essential for a balanced diet.

(d). ()

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