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Foods from plant sources Food is any substance [ 1 ] consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients , such as carbohydrates , fats , proteins , vitamins , or minerals . The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism's cells in an effort to produce energy, maintain life, or stimulate growth.
The Top 10 Most Fattening Foods On the Planet And you thought a Big Mac was fattening. Ok, so there are lots of fat people out there – the good ‘ol US of A happens to be one of the fattest nations on the planet. That being said Mexico, The United Kingdom and even Canada aren’t that far behind. The question is what is making everyone so obese? Well most of the food we eat isn’t really food for one!
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