Nutrition1
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Nutrition1

on

  • 919 views

Basics of Nutrition

Basics of Nutrition

Statistics

Views

Total Views
919
Views on SlideShare
919
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
51
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Nutrition1 Nutrition1 Presentation Transcript

  • Nutrition You are what you eat!
  • The Old Pyramid…
  • The NEW Pyramid
  • Six Classes of Essential Nutrients
    • Carbohydrates
    • Proteins
    • Fats
    • Vitamins
    • Minerals
    • Water
  • Carbohydrates
    • A chemical that is made up of one or more sugars chained together
    • Two kinds: sugars and starches
    • Sugar found in foods like sugar, honey, fruits
    • Starches found in foods like rice, bread, pasta, cereal
    • Some starches have fiber in them
  •  
  • Proteins
    • Nutrients that help build and heal body tissue as well as build muscle
    • Made up of smaller parts called amino acids- think of them as building blocks
    • Foods that have protein are chicken, fish, pork, beef, beans, nuts, tofu, cheese, eggs, and soy
  •  
  • Fats
    • Fats are energy-storage nutrients that help to store some vitamins
    • Bodies need very small amounts of fat to stay healthy
    • Help your body produce hormones
    • Solid fats can be found in butter, sour cream, and cream cheese
    • Liquid fats are found in cooking oil and salad dressings
  •  
  • Vitamins
    • Organic compounds that control body functions
    • Helps your body use energy
    • Almost all foods contain vitamins
    • Vitamins include things like Vitamins A, B, C, and D
  •  
  • Minerals
    • Elements that are necessary for good health
    • You only need very small amounts
    • Minerals include calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, and many others
    • Minerals can be found in most foods and drinks
  •  
  • Water
    • Made of two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen
    • Body needs water to perform many functions
    • Functions include digestion, waste, temperature regulation by sweat, etc.
    • Need 8-10 cups a day!!!
  •  
  •