Positive Living Test 2 Review

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Positive Living Test 2 Review Carbohydrates- 4 calories per gram; simple (sugar) and complex (starches/ fiber); major food source of carbs are plants…grains, vegetables, fruits, beans, & milk - At least 130 grams/ day to support brain function - Limit added sugars - At least 3 servings of whole grain a day - Men: 38 grams of fiber/day; Women: 25 grams of fiber/day Fats- Carry and aid in the absorption of the fat soluble vitamins: A, D, E, & K; protect organs from injury; regulate body temperature; important in growth and development - Characteristics: - 9 calories per gram - Unsaturated fats: Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats ( omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids); liquid at room temperature and come from vegetable and fish oils - Saturated Fats: Animal fats that tend to be solid at room temperature - Trans Fats: created by a process called hydrogenation; found in some margarine
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Unformatted text preview: products, baked goods, & fried foods; linked to heart disease Vitamins- Help put proteins, fats, and carbs to use; essential to regulating growth, maintaining tissue, and releasing energy from food; involved in manufacture of blood cells, hormones, & other components-Fat Soluble- Vitamins A, D, E, & K; stored in body-Water Soluble-B (8 total) & C; used by the body or washed out in urine & sweat; replaced daily Antioxidants- substances that prevent the harmful effects caused by oxidation within the body-Have enemy of Free Radicals that are oxygen cells released by normal metabolism, as well as by pollution, smoking, radiation, & stress-Vitamins C, E, and Beta Carotene-Phytochemicals such as carotenoids and flavonoids 61.8% of Body is Water...
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