Make a project on food items popularly eaten in different parts of india and then paste the food items in a chart paper and then analyse the food items for the nutrients they contain and the food groups each would belong to.

Asked by Trisha Gupta | 15th May, 2017, 08:10: PM

Expert Answer:

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You can begin your project by tabulating the required data in a similar format as shown below on a chart.

State/Region

Food items

Image

Test for nutrients

Nutrient present

Food group

Andhra Pradesh

Rice

 

Test for starch

Carbohydrates

Energy-giving food

Andhra Pradesh

Dal

 

Test for proteins

Proteins

Body-building food

In this way, you can list different states and a variety of food items popularly eaten in these states. As an extended activity, you can even mark these states on the map of India and try to find the crops which are mostly cultivated in these regions.

To glance about the components of food and the tests to detect the food nutrients, we suggest you to go though these Video Lessons. Please feel free to post in Ask the Expert section in case of any other related query.

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http://www.topperlearning.com/study/cbse/class-6/science/video-lessons/components-of-food/b101c5s5e5ch205

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Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 17th May, 2017, 04:55: PM