14._Nutrition_Slides_for_Notetaking

14._Nutrition_Slides_for_Notetaking - 8/24/2010 Review...

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8/24/2010 1 Review severity of nutritional problem Learn healthy eating strategies Understand basic science underlying them Diet Related Unrelated to diet
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8/24/2010 2 The % of overweight children has increased by 400% in 4 decades Body stops producing or responding to insulin Previously adult-onset As many as 30% of children will develop it Insulin reduces blood sugar by driving nutrients into cells
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8/24/2010 3 Disclaimer: No one knows anything about anything. Stable weight: calories in = calories out Weight gain: calories in > calories out Weight loss: calories in < calories out Thermogenic Effect: Some foods require more energy to metabolize, so total energy provided by gram of beef is less than a gram of pasta The ratio of total calories consumed vs. total calories burned determines whether we gain or lose weight
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8/24/2010 4 Increases metabolism Provides energy as needed Minimizes caloric surpluses Source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals Nutrient dense ▫ Can’t I just take supplements? - Unknown phytochemicals - Synergy between substances - Acid/base balance Antioxidants: Substances capable of consuming free radicals that would otherwise
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