HPS Chapter 5 nutrition

HPS Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 Nutrition Introduction Six classes of nutrients needed by the human body divided into two major groups I Macronutrients

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9/20/11 Chapter 5 Nutrition
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9/20/11 Introduction Six classes of nutrients needed by the human body, divided into two major groups: I. Macronutrients- nutrients that supply energy to organism and they contain calories- three of them 1. Fats- most caloric of all nutrients- contain 9C/gm; so, if serving of some food contains 12gm of fat,
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9/20/11 Introduction--continued 2. Carbohydrates- contain 4C/gm; so, if serving of some food contains 30gm of CHO, how many calories of CHO does that food have; 30X4=120C of CHO 3. Proteins- they are like CHO’s in that they contain 4C/gm; so, if a serving of food contains 5g of P, how many C of P does the food serving
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9/20/11 Introduction cont 4. So, what %’s of these 3 macronutrients should there be in a healthy diet? 45-65% CHO no more than 30% fat & no more than 10% saturated fat rest should be P, which comes out to be somewhere btw 15-35%
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9/20/11 Introduction cont. 5. Let’s go back to our hypothetical food that I talked about few moments ago- is it a healthy food? 108C of fat 150C of CHO 25C of P total C=283, which comes out to be 108 divide by 283 = 38
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9/20/11 Introduction cont 6. However, that brings up an interesting point= a particular food may contain too much fat; eg, serving of filet mignon contains 44% fat; so filet mignon is an unhealthy
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course HPS 1000 taught by Professor Lowry during the Spring '07 term at Kennesaw.

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HPS Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 Nutrition Introduction Six classes of nutrients needed by the human body divided into two major groups I Macronutrients

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