106A Exam 1 Study guide

106A Exam 1 Study guide - NUFS 106A Exam 1 Study Guide...

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NUFS 106A Exam 1 Study Guide Nutrition Basics: In general, it is assumed that general and basic nutrition information and guidelines have been learned prior to this class. Therefore, it is the discretion of the instructor to test on that material. Here are a few topics you will want to know. What are the 6 classes of nutrients and each of their general role/functions in the body? Understand the term nutrient density and how to apply it when making food choices. Know the difference between essential and non-essential nutrients. Which nutrients are essential? Understand what the DRIs are. What is the RDA? How were they determined? Who’s needs do they meet? Know the number of kcals per gram obtained from protein, fat and CHO. Be able to convert kcals to grams and vice versa. Understand the MyPyramid. How may food groups are there? What specific recommendations are suggested for each food group? What are the key nutrients provided by each group? What are the key messages from the Pyramid? What would determine the number of servings a person needs from the food groups? Review the Prudent Healthy Diet and role of each for good health. Know the principles of the Food Exchange List and how the Exchange System is used. Know the definition of malnutrition, antioxidants, phytochemicals, and metabolism.
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