Why do organisms need to take food?
All living organisms require food to survive. It gives them energy to perform various activities. All activities such as playing, running, walking, studying, etc. require energy. The various components present in our food such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals provide energy to our body. These are also important for growth and development of the body.
Food is needed by all organisms for many purposes:
1) The main function of food is to help in growth
2) Food provides energy for movements such as running, walking or raising our arm.
3) Food is also needed for replacement and repairing damaged parts of body.
4) Food gives us resistance to fight against diseases and protects us from infections