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Food is essential for the survival of peoples, animals, plants, and all other living creatures.

What is food?

It’s a nutritious substance that can be eaten or drinking by living creatures. It provides energy and nutrition to the human body, which ensures different processes such as growth and repair. It can be solid (fruits, vegetables, etc.) or liquid (water, juices, milkshakes, etc.)

Food has enormous sources, but there is an accurate division of these sources that is necessary to know for living a healthy life.

Here, we discuss food and food sources essential for a human being.

Food and Food Sources

Food and Food Sources

Basic Food Sources are as follows

Food by Plant Sources

      • Plant Sources

        • Fruits – Sweet-tasting plant product i.e. Apple, Peach, Watermelon, etc.
        • Cereals – Grasses cultivated for the edible components i.e. Wheat, Rice, Millet, Oats, etc.
        • Vegetables – Edible plants or parts of a plant i.e. Peas, Onions, Potato, etc.
        • Pulses – crops harvested solely for the dry seed i.e. Chickpeas, Dry Split Peas, Kidney Beans, etc.
        • Herbs – Leaves of the plant i.e. rosemary, sage, thyme, etc.
        • Spices – Non-leafy parts, including roots, bark, berries, flowers, seeds i.e. Turmeric, Ginger, Black-pepper, etc.
        • Edible Oil – this can be acquired by crushing different plant seeds i.e. sunflower, soybean, canola, etc.
    • Food by Animal Sources
      • Animal Sources
        • Animals food can be produced via flesh or inner organs, which is further divided into a few categories
          • Red Meat – Beef, Lamb, Mutton, etc.
          • White Meat – Chicken, Fish, Prawn, etc.
          • Organ Meat – Heart, Liver, Brain, etc.
        • Other food can produce by animals over their lifespans.
          • Dairy products i.e. milk, yogurt, cheese, etc.
          • Eggs
          • Honey, etc.

Food can be raw or processed. A raw food you eat is usually salads (most vegetables are in raw form), and processed food can be chicken nuggets (cooked/mixed/blend using other food sources).

Processed food sometimes comes with the combination of both plant and animal sources.

Processed Food

One example of processed food is Banana Milkshake, here banana is a fruit (plant source), and milk is a dairy product (animal source).

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