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Unformatted text preview: Nutrients substance obtained from food and used in the body to: Promote growth Promote maintenance and repair Or Function in regulation of body processes 6 classes: Carbs, Fats, Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, and Water Essential Nutrient: have to get from food because the body cannot make it or make enough of it to meet needs. Example: Vitamin C. DRIs- estab. On the basis of population group USDA Guidelines for Americans 2005 Adequate Nutrients within Calorie Needs Weight Management Physical Activity Food Groups to Encourage...
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