Book Description: This chart defines and describes the role of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and vitamins and minerals in the body. It discusses various low-fat diets associated with vegetarianism, complementary proteins, and healthy ways to eat meat, and lists good sources of fiber and vegetable protein. It shows recommended daily requirements of key vitamins and minerals and discusses supplements. Diagrams show the percent of calorie intake that should come from carbohydrates, protein and fats. The food guide pyramid is shown.