Nutrition-STUDENT[1]

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Nutrition
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Assessing Eating Behavior Eating for Health Nutrition - definition Calorie – a unit of measure that indicates the amount of energy we obtain from a food Americans consume more calories per person than any other group of people in the world Americans eat more fat (38%) than recommended by nutritionists (no more than 30%)
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Table 9.1
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Elements of Your Diet Proteins Fats Carbohydrates Vitamins Minerals Water
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Obtaining Essential Nutrients Water Dehydration – abnormal depletion of body fluids The major component of blood Necessary for: Electrolyte and pH balance • Transporting cells and O 2
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Obtaining Essential Nutrients Protein 2 nd most abundant substance in humans Key to every cell, antibodies, enzymes, and hormones Transport oxygen and nutrients Role in developing/repairing bone, muscle, skin Vital for human life
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Protein (continued) Amino acids link together to form
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course EDU PAES 103 taught by Professor Everman during the Winter '08 term at Ohio State.

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