What is nutrition?What are its types ?
the mode of taking food and its utilisation by the body is known as nutrition.
There are two types of nutrition : -
1. Autotrophic mode of nutriton . Ex - green plants
2.Heterotrophic mode of nutriton . We have Three types of mode of nutriton under heterotrophic mode of nutrition that is
- Parasite . Ex - Cuscuta Plant
- Insectivorous Plants - Ex. Pitcher Plant
- Saprotrophs. Ex - Mushroom
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Nutrition is the supply of materials to the cells and organs of a living organism which provide nourishment and help in proper growth and overall development.
The chemical substances that are consumed to obtain nutrition are called nutrients. An organism needs nutrients for body metabolism and growth. Carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals etc. are nutrients. A healthy diet contains all necessary nutrients.
Nutrition is the mode of intake of food, or nutrients, and it 's utilisation by the human body. Nutrition are of many modes or types. They are autotrophic (for plants) heterotrophic (for humans) and saprophytic (for saprophytes or living beings that depend on dead organisms).
The entire process of taking in food and drink by living organisms ,and using it for the porpose of growth and daily activity.
there are two types of nutrition:-
(i)Autotrophic nutrition-The mode of nutrition by which an organisms make their own food
(ii) Heterotrophic nutrition-The mode of nutrition by which an organisms cannot make their own food and have to depend on other source of nutrition