Food items Cooked or Raw

We will learn about the different food items cooked or raw. Food items can either be cooked, or eaten raw.

Why do we cook food?

(i) Certain foods like rice, wheat, fish and meat cannot be eaten raw.

(ii) Cooking makes food soft and tasty.

(iii) Cooking kills germs.

(iv) Cooked food is easy to digest.

What are the certain food items eaten raw?

We eat certain food items raw.

(i) Most of the fruits are eaten raw.

(ii) Cucumber, tomato, lettuce are eaten raw as salad.

(iii) Vegetable salad and fruit salad are good for health.

Salt and sugar are as essential as other food items for our body. We need them for our daily physical activities. Salt and sugar make food tasty.

Water is very important for our body. It helps in digestion and removal of waste substances from our body. We must drink sufficient quantity of water during the course of a day.

How can we take care of our food?

(i) Fruits and vegetables should always be washed before cutting or eating.

(ii) Fruits and salads are best eaten when freshly cut.

(iii) Food should be covered at all times to protect it from dust arid flies.

(iv) Food should not be overcooked.

(v) Washing fruits and vegetables in salt water is good.

Food Values

Food items Cooked or Raw

Third Grade

From Food items Cooked or Raw to HOME PAGE

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recent Articles

  1. Respiratory Balance Sheet | TCA Cycle | ATP Consumption Process

    Feb 18, 24 01:56 PM

    ATP Synthase in Mitochondria
    The major component that produced during the photosynthesis is Glucose which is further metabolised by the different metabolic pathways like glycolysis, Krebs cycle, TCA cycle and produces energy whic…

    Read More

  2. Electron Transport System and Oxidative Phosphorylation | ETC |Diagram

    Feb 04, 24 01:57 PM

    Electron Transport Chains
    It is also called ETC. Electron transfer means the process where one electron relocates from one atom to the other atom. Definition of electron transport chain - The biological process where a chains…

    Read More

  3. Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle | Krebs Cycle | Steps | End Products |Diagram

    Jan 28, 24 12:39 PM

    Aerobic Respiration
    This is a type of process which execute in a cyclical form and final common pathway for oxidation of Carbohydrates fat protein through which acetyl coenzyme a or acetyl CoA is completely oxidised to c…

    Read More

  4. Aerobic Respiration | Definition of Aerobic Respiration | Glycolysis

    Dec 15, 23 08:42 AM

    Aerobic Respiration
    This is a type of respiration where molecular free oxygen is used as the final acceptor and it is observed in cell. Site of Aerobic Respiration - Aerobic respiration is observed in most of the eukaryo…

    Read More

  5. Fermentation | Definition | Types of Fermentation | Application

    Nov 29, 23 10:27 PM

    Definition of fermentation- It is a process that is energy yielding process of anaerobic oxidation of organic compounds which are carried out by the enzyme action of micro organisms where neither gase…

    Read More