FS_1500_Lec_1._Food_Choices - WELCOME Food Sci ence 1500...

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Food Science 1500 Food Science 1500 Food Choices and Issues Food Choices and Issues Spring 2009 Spring 2009 WELCOME
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Food Science 150 Learner Outcomes Students who complete this course will possess the knowledge & understanding needed to make healthy food choices
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Food Science 150 Specific Learning Outcome 1. You will learn fundamental nutrition concepts necessary for selecting nutritious diets and interpreting popular nutrition literature
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Nutrition Nutrition The food that you eat affects your: quality of life longevity immunity susceptibility to diseases
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Nutrition and Health Nutrition and Health How well the body works and how long it lasts depend on many factors Health and fitness depend on genetic traits, the quality of your diet, and other lifestyle factors Lifestyles influence health & longevity
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Conditions Conditions That Contribute to That Contribute to Death Among Adults < 75 Death Among Adults < 75 CDC
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Nutrition and Health Nutrition and Health Bad eating habits, smoking, illicit drug use, excessive drinking, level of physical activity, psychological stress, and amount of sleep determine promotion of health or disease
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Obesity Today Over 2/3 of U.S. adults overweight or obese Major risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, hypertension & certain cancers Estimated 300,000 obesity-related deaths/year Economic costs are nearly $238 billion/year
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66% 17% 32%
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1998 Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1990, 1998, 2007 (*BMI  30, or about 30 lbs. overweight for 5’4” person) 2007 1990 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30% Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC 10 states 10% No states >15% No states <10% 7 states 20-24% No states>24% 1 state <20% 30 states >25% 3 states >30%
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Calories From the U.S. Per Capita Food Supply Calories From the U.S. Per Capita Food Supply Calories increased 20%
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U.S. Population ages 35 + U.S. Population ages 35 + Death Rates from Heart Disease Death Rates from Stroke 2000-2004 1999-2003 Darkest areas represent the highest death rates
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Prevalence of Diabetes in the U.S.
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Weight Loss in the U.S. One of 3 Americans is on a diet    The US population spends ~ $50  billion per year on weight loss   That is 50 X the money spent                    by the U N for hunger relief  Most people gain back the              weight that they lost $40 million a year is spent on  advertising for O-T-C diet pills  Cowart, 2003
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Osteoporosis Osteoporosis In 2000, 10% of adults in the U.S. over 50 had osteoporosis $12-18 Billion spent annually on direct care for osteoporotic fractures This woman’s stooped appearance is due to osteoporosis
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Diet and Cancer
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Poor Eating Habits May affect your health for many years with no signs of symptoms or disease Slow developing, lifestyle related chronic diseases
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Sound Nutrition Advice
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