Unformatted text preview: Nutrient Supplementation and Eating Disorders Chapter 5 Creating a Wellness Lifestyle KINE 2202-05 Pamela G. Landin, MS, ATC Nutrient Supplementation About of all adults in the U.S. take some form of a nutrient supplement Requirements for nutrients can be met in at little at 1,200 kcal per day with recommended amounts of food from each food group Extra supplements and megadoses of nutrients do not provide extra benefit and can even be detrimental to health. People who do not get the recommended nutrients from daily food intake or have other bad behaviors, like smoking, are recommended to take a nutrient supplementation (daily vitamin) Nutrient Supplementation Iron Antioxidants Free radicals Antioxidant nutrients
Vitamin C Beta-carotene Vitamin E Selenium Multivitamins Folate Benefits of Foods "If I take supplements, I can eat whatever I want." Eating Disorders Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Anorexia Athletica Binge-eating ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course KINE 3302 taught by Professor Landin during the Spring '08 term at Houston Baptist.
- Spring '08