Health Effects • Weight ControlFunction: • Heart disease- serve as a major • Cancer source of energy • Diabetes of the body • GastrointestinalSources: health - Whole grains - sweet potatoes and white potatoes - milk - sugar and sweets
Function: • Essential to maintain the constant body temperature by providing effective insulation underneath the skin Sources: butter, margarine, m ayonnaise, milk cheese, eggs, meat, Health Effects ice • Heart disease cream, ham, bacon • Cancer , chocolates, cakes, • Obesity cookies, cooking oils • Risks from saturated fats • Benefits from unsaturated fats
Functions: 1. Water is universal solvent. 2. It needs for digestion of food and aids absorption It is about 60 to 70% and circulation. of the total body 3. Water acts as a lubricant weight so that a of the joints and the deprivation of water viscera in the abdominal by as much as 10% cavity. will already result in 4. It regulates of the body illness and a 20% loss temperature through its of body water may ability to conduct heat. cause death. It is next to oxygen in importance for the maintenance of life.
Kwashiorkor result from a diet grossly deficient in protein. Marasmus results from a diet severely lacking in calories, thus diet is also low in protein, fats and carbohydrates Xeropthalmia – caused by severe vitamin A deficiency and refers to impairment of night vision or the eyes. Anemia is caused primarily by iron deficiency. Goiter is caused by iodine deficiency. It is the enlargement of the thyroid gland.
1. Malnutrition increases susceptibility to infections.2. Malnutrition inhibits mental development. a. brain development begins even before birth continues in early childhood. b. abnormal behaviors such as moodiness, apathy, inattention and poor learning process. c. malnutrition leads to sub-optimal performance at school age.3. Malnutrition imposes heavy social and economic burdens. a. It leads to low economic productivity. b. It leads to greater unrest and disorder. c. It increases morbidity and hence medical/ hospitalization expenses.
Q: Pepperoni is America’s favorite pizzatopping. Is Japan’s favorite pizza topping:(A) eggs; (B) pickled ginger; or (C) squid? A: Squid Australians prefer eggs; and pickled ginger is #1 in India.
Q: According to the University of California atBerkley Wellness Letter, do dieters say that the most difficult food to give up is: (A) ice cream (B) chips (C) cheese? A: Cheese The average American eats 28 pounds a year, mostly Cheddar and mozzarella.
Q: Is the biggest selling restaurant food: (A) hamburgers (B) French fries (C) pizza? A: French fries It is served with 22% of all restaurant meals. Burgers are #2 at 17%
Trivias Fast food restaurants use yellow, red, and orange because those are the colors that stimulate hunger. Chocolate can be lethal to dogs. The average person can live about a month without eating any food, but can only live about a week without water. 97 percent of caffeine must be removed from coffee for it to be labeled "decaffeinated." Passion fruits have a tranquilizing effect on the body.
Continuation (Trivia) The human liver performs over 500 functions. In supermarkets less costly items are often on bottom shelves, whereas more expensive ones are placed at eye level. The first fruit eaten on the moon was a peach. Chocolate contains the same chemical, phenylethylamine, that your brain produces when you fall in love. Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetables.
1. Water . The number one thing that you can put into your body if you want great- looking skin is water. The more water you drink, the more you flush all of the other stuff out of your body and the healthier your skin is going to look.2. Green tea. When you’re not drinking water, you should be drinking green tea. It has many, many different health benefits including benefits for the skin. You can drink it cold or warm. Avoid adding sugar or milk to it if you want the best benefits for your skin.3. Tomatoes. This is another food that is rich in anti-oxidants and so will have the same skin-boosting benefits that the cantaloupe will give to you.4. Broccoli. This is a great vegetable that has many different health benefits which is why you’re always hearing that you should “eat your broccoli”. One of the things it contains a whole lot of is Vitamin A, a vitamin that is great at improving the turnover of cells in the skin. This means that when you eat broccoli, your skin gets renewed more quickly and the freshest (nicest looking) skin is on top where everyone you meet can see it.5. Carrots. If you want to get your Vitamin A but you aren’t that big of a fan of leafy green vegetables then you may want to turn to carrots to improve your skin with this vitamin.
“Those who think theyhave no time for healthyeating, will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~ Edward Stanley~
“Our food should be our medicine and ourmedicine should be our food.” - Hippocrates -