Food is our source of nutrition – phytonutrients, tannins, anthocyanins, etc. are the nutrients we require for body functions and maintenance, growth, reproduction and also to have the energy for performing even the most basic day-to-day activities. Your diet is an important factor that affects your well-being and immunity. How nutritious a food product is depends on many factors — how is it produced, how fresh you consume it, method of cooking/ preparation and how it is stored. Do not blindly believe anything that claims to be nutritious — know your facts and learn how to read labels of food products to know exactly what you are consuming. Too much information to process? Worry not, bookmark this page and come back to it when you have any query regarding nutrition, how to evaluate the nutritive value of a food product and to know what’s the role of different nutrients.