Is 'nutrition' a necessity for an organism? Discuss.

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 10

All living organisms need the energy to perform various life processes. They get this energy from food. Thus, food is the basic requirement of all living organisms. 
(a) It provides the substrate for energy production which is utilized in the different life processes for survival.
(b) It provides energy for various metabolic processes in the body
(c) It is essential for the growth of new cells and repair or replacement of workout cells,
(d) It is needed to develop resistance against various diseases. 
Thus, nutrition is a necessity for an organism.

[Extra information:

Nutrition: The process of obtaining or providing nutrients for the growth of the body is known as nutrition.

Nutrients: These are the substances that provide nourishment to the body. It helps in the growth and survival of organisms.]

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:26