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6%20Nutrition - Nutrition HPS1570 Mrs.DorisMorris Nutrition

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Nutrition  HPS 1570 Mrs. Doris Morris
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Nutrition American do not eat a balanced diet Our diet is too high in calories, fats, sugar,  sodium and alcohol. Our diet is too low in complex carbohydrates and  fiber.
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Nutrition Good nutrition and exercise are the foundation of  a healthy body and optimal level of fitness. Without proper nutrition, the body does not have  adequate energy for exercise or activity.
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Nutrition Nutrients: Chemical substances obtained from  food during digestion. Individuals need approximately 40 nutrients for  daily optimal health.
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Nutrition Calorie: A measure of heat. The amount of  energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1  kilogram of water 1° c. Calories come only from carbohydrates, fats,  protein and alcohol.
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Nutrition Carbohydrates Major source of energy (4 calories/gram) Regulates digestion, fat, and protein metabolism Two types: Simple Complex Nutrient Density – High levels of nutrients  packed into a relatively low number of calories.
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Nutrition Protein Source of energy (4 calories/gram) Builds and repairs tissue Part of hormones, enzymes, and antibodies Helps maintain normal fluid balance
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Nutrition Protein Main source meats and dairy products 20 amino acids used to form different types of  protein 9 Essential – body cannot produce  11 Non-Essential – body manufactures Serving size about 3-6 ounces
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course HPS 1570 taught by Professor Dorismorris during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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6%20Nutrition - Nutrition HPS1570 Mrs.DorisMorris Nutrition

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