Food is very important for our body . We can’t live without it. However we must always have nutritious food. Nutritious food means the right kind of food for good health. It must contain natural substances that our body needs to grow properly and stay health. It is essential for everyone to lead a happy life. If we are not in good health, we cannot concentrate on any activity in our life. We must not eat too much though the food is nutritious. Because eating too much is bad for health. We have to eat only a certain amount of food that our body needs. We need to eat regularly nutritious food. For our good health we must choose the right food in our daily diet. We eat rice, ‘ruti’, fish meat vegetables and fruits every day. They contain a lot of vitamins and minerals. They keep our body free from diseases. They are also good for our skin and overall health. We need to drink milk every day. Milk is highly rich in calcium. It’s good for our healthy growth. It makes our bones and teeth strong as well. We must drink pure water at regular intervals too. It’s essential for our body. We can’t live without drinking water. Eating vegetables provides health benefits — people who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of our body. Vegetables contain low-fat, low-calorie and contain no cholesterol. Vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins A, E and C, fiber, folic acid and potassium. Potassium is essential in controlling blood pressure. Folic acid helps form red blood cells in the body. Vitamin A is essential for skin and eye health. Vitamin C helps the body heal cuts and wounds and keeps gums and teeth healthy. Vitamin E guards vitamin A and essential fatty acids from cell oxidation.