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- Nutrition and Weight Management Part 1 Introduction Healthful diet and regular exercise help people live longer happier more capable lives Poor

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Nutrition and Weight Management Part 1
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Introduction Healthful diet and regular exercise help people live longer, happier, more capable lives. Poor eating habits and lack of exercise exact a great toll: 400,000 deaths a year.
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Six Groups of Nutrients Macronutrients Micronutrients 1. Carbohydrates 2. Proteins 3. Fats 4. Vitamins 5. Minerals 6. Water
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Nutrition and Healthful Eating
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MyPyramid
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Nutrition Facts Label
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Nutrients Complex carbohydrates (starches): . Carbohydrates: Fuel for the body Simple carbohydrates . © Cre8tive Images/ShutterStock, Inc.
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Proteins Proteins: Providing the building blocks for the body Nine “essential” amino acids Complete proteins .) © Digital Stock
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Courtesy of National Cancer Institute Nutrients Fats Cholesterol HDLs (“good”) vs. LDLs (“bad” cholesterol) Saturated fats Unsaturated fats: monounsaturated vs. polyunsaturated Trans fats
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Nutrients Vitamins: Organic compounds needed in small amounts Fat-soluble = A, D, E, K
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course HLTH 471 taught by Professor Carolynvoorhees during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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- Nutrition and Weight Management Part 1 Introduction Healthful diet and regular exercise help people live longer happier more capable lives Poor

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