Ch. 1-2 Lecture Notes

Ch. 1-2 Lecture Notes - 1 Cultural impacts food as the...

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substances the body uses for the growth, maintenance, and repair of its tissue. 1. Cultural impacts food as the foods people grew up eating, most particularly in particular regions in the U.S. Cultural goes as far as religion, eating for certain holidays, etc. Social interactions are going out with friends for dinner because its fun to mingle and eat together. 2. Food diets affect chronic disease. Individual foods lections neither make nor break a diet’s healthfulness, but the balance of foods selected over a time can make an important different to health. Functional foods - foods that provide health benefits beyond their nutrient contributions. Include whole foods, modified foods, or fortified foods. Phytochemicals- provide health benefits because manufacturers have added content to enhance the food. 3. Nutrition- the science of foods and the nutrients and other substances they contain, and of their actions within the body (including ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport,
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course F&N 303 taught by Professor Burgess during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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