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Write a short note on protective food.


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Protective foods:

  1. Protective foods contain significant amount of antioxidants which prevent the body from infections and help in maintaining healthy skin.
  2. Protective foods provide protection and also defend our body from various diseases.
  3. Foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals are said to be protective foods.
  4. Foods like green leafy vegetables, meat, citrus fruits, egg and milk, that contain enough amount of vitamins, minerals and high-quality proteins that guard our body against the occurrence of a deficiency diseases such as Beriberi, Scurvy, Goitre.
  5. Protective foods include all fruits and vegetables and also contain certain dairy products.

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