When it comes to meeting your body’s nutritional requirements, food and drink are the best options for providing the nutrients that you require. Both have specific functions in our daily life and when we talk of diet, the term ‘food’ includes any substances made of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals that a living in order to survive. In other words, food is classified into three categories, which are carbohydrates, proteins and fats. All food has calories and these are in equal amounts in all food categories.
Food and drink are used interchangeably, but food only refers to the edible part of a human or animal. On the other hand, drinks includes all the water, fat, sugar, herbs and spices used in the preparation of food. In fact, food vocabulary words include words such as biscuits, bread, beer, soup, fruit juice, vegetable and salad dressings.
Food and drink are used in many ways. In fact, the two are interrelated; the former acts as a primary source material while the latter is mainly used as a refreshment or a dressing agent. Food and drink can also act as a medicine, especially when consumed in the right proportion. For instance, wheat is used for curing certain diseases in both animal and human beings. In fact, the book called Food and Diet of the Ancient Egyptians contains many references about the importance of food and drink in both ancient and modern times.