NUTRITION
What Is Nutrition? -The study of how your body uses the food that you eat.
What is a  Nutrient A nutrient is a chemical substance in food that helps maintain the body. Some provide energy.  All hel...
The six Classifications of Nutrients <ul><li>Vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>Minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Nutrients that have Calories: </li></ul><ul><li>Proteins </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates </li></ul><ul><li>Fats </...
Definition of a Calorie: <ul><li>A unit of measure for energy in food </li></ul>
Calories per gram: <ul><li>Protein  1 Gram = 4 calories </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates  1 Gram = 4 calories </li></ul><ul...
Variables which affect nutrient needs: 1. Age  2. Gender  3. Activity Level  4. Climate  5. Health  6. State of nutrition
Ten U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Aim for Fitness 1. Aim for a healthy weight
2. Be physically active each day
Build a Healthy Base 3. Let the pyramid guide your choices 4. Choose a variety of grains daily, especially whole grains 5....
Choose Sensibly 7. Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fat  8. Choose beverag...
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Nutrition

  1. 1. NUTRITION
  2. 2. What Is Nutrition? -The study of how your body uses the food that you eat.
  3. 3. What is a Nutrient A nutrient is a chemical substance in food that helps maintain the body. Some provide energy. All help build cells and tissues, regulate bodily processes such as breathing. No single food supplies all the nutrients the body needs to function.
  4. 4. The six Classifications of Nutrients <ul><li>Vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>Minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Protein </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates </li></ul>Sugars Starches Cellulose <ul><li>Fats </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Nutrients that have Calories: </li></ul><ul><li>Proteins </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates </li></ul><ul><li>Fats </li></ul>
  6. 6. Definition of a Calorie: <ul><li>A unit of measure for energy in food </li></ul>
  7. 7. Calories per gram: <ul><li>Protein 1 Gram = 4 calories </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates 1 Gram = 4 calories </li></ul><ul><li>Fat 1 Gram = 9 calories </li></ul>
  8. 8. Variables which affect nutrient needs: 1. Age 2. Gender 3. Activity Level 4. Climate 5. Health 6. State of nutrition
  9. 9. Ten U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Aim for Fitness 1. Aim for a healthy weight
  10. 10. 2. Be physically active each day
  11. 11. Build a Healthy Base 3. Let the pyramid guide your choices 4. Choose a variety of grains daily, especially whole grains 5. Choose a variety of fruits and vegetables daily. 6. Keep food safe to eat.
  12. 12. Choose Sensibly 7. Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fat 8. Choose beverages and foods to moderate your intake of sugars 9. Choose and prepare food with less salt 10. If you drink alcoholic beverages do so in moderation
  13. 13. The END!!

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