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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11 Nutrition: Food for Thought Friday, 2 October 2009 Readings Chapter 11.1 Homework: Questions 1–3, 5, 7, 8, 31 11.0 Nutrition: Food for Thought “ _______ is near to overtaking smoking as the No. 1 cause of death in the US…” Centers of Disease Control and Prevention Reports, 04 “ Your choice of __ can influence your long-term health prospects more than any other action you might take ” Surgeon General, 1988 “ The current USDA dietary pyramid… [needs to be ______] from the ground up ” W.C. Willett, MD, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard University We are often told contradictory information about what to eat? Overview: Categories of food: 1. _________ 2. _______ 3. ________ 4. _________________ _______ content of food How the body handles various structural forms of food These same information are available to the nutritionists who make recommendations about what to eat. 11.1 You are What you Eat Eating provides four fundamental materials: 1. ______________ 2. ___________ 3. ____________ 4. ____________ Water – reactant and product of metabolic reactions Coolant for thermal regulation Solvent for substances in our bodies 60% of our body is water Energy supply to ______ muscles, brain and nerve impulses as well as the movement of molecules and ions....
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