Chapter 8 Outline

Chapter 8 Outline - NUTRITION & Proper Food Choices...

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NUTRITION & Proper Food Choices CHAPTER 8 CHAPTER 8 NUTRIENTS 0. Elements found in food required for: 1 2 3 3 *ESSENTIAL FOR LIFE* _________________________ 0. Unit of heat/energy used by the body for metabolism: 0. ENERGY VALUE OF FOOD! - Amount of heat needed to temp of 1 kg of H2O, 1 degree. - stored in glycogen and fat tissue (adipose) - Approx; 2500 calories/day for the average person ________________________________= Ratio/number of calories vs. Nutrients 0. 0. Few/low calories, but lots of nutrients = _________________________ 1. 1. High Calories, low Nutrients = ____________________________ Nutrient Types 1. CARBOHYDRATES - chemical compounds made up of various combinations of sugar units (saccharides) - 1 GRAM = ____ CALORIES *PRIMARY ENERGY SOURCE* CARBOS cont’d. 2. Mono-saccharides = 1 sugar unit (glucose) 3. Disaccharides = 2 sugar units (table sugar) 4. 4. Polysaccharides = 3 or more units (complex Carbs)
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______% Daily Calorie Intake FATS 5. Lipids - HIGHLY concentrated source of energy
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ENG 346 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at Radford.

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Chapter 8 Outline - NUTRITION & Proper Food Choices...

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