Nutrients Your Body Needs

  • By Lauren Aguirre, Rick Groleau, and Lexi Krock
  • Posted 12.12.00
  • NOVA

What foods should you eat to help your body function at its best? When you consider the wide range of nutrients the human body needs to grow and be healthy, it may not be surprising that three-fourths of the U.S. population does not meet daily recommended dietary allowances. Here, learn about these key nutrients and the foods that provide them.

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