NTR_300_Nutrition___your_health___Chap_1

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1 Fundamentals of Nutrition Nutrition and your Health NTR - 300 Dr. WH Turnbull Unless otherwise stated, all slides and information are derived from: Food Nutrition & Diet Therapy and Krause's Food & Nutrition Therapy, 11th 12th Edns ., 2004 & 2008. By Mahan & Escott- Stump, Publ. Saunders Perspectives in Nutrition, 7th Ed., 2007. By Wardlaw & Hampl, Publ. Mc Graw Hill
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2 Objectives This chapter gives a basic introduction into nutrition. Essential nutrients, macro- and micro- nutrients are defined. The role of diet and disease is briefly discussed. Dietary adequacy, moderation and balance, measurement of food energy, non- nutrients, food choices, what constitutes a healthy diet, government agencies overseeing diet, and the state of the U.S. diet will be discussed.
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3 Nutrition and Your Health Nutrition is a science – a body of knowledge based on the systematic study of reality about how food nourishes the body. • much confusion exists about whom to believe. • conflicting reports from various sources cause consumers to become confused.
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4 Nutrition Knowledge Textbook – presents nutrition knowledge derived from the use of scientific method – making measurements: How and who obtained? • Standard used for references? • Accuracy of information? • What agreement of results compared to other reported findings?
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5 Food and Nutrition Food – any substance that the body can take in and assimilate. • enables body to stay alive and grow • carrier of nourishment Nutrition is the study of nutrients in foods and in the body. • study of human behaviors related to food.
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6 Nutrients Nutrients are components of food. • indispensable to the body’s functioning • some provide energy • some serve as building materials • some help maintain or repair body tissues • some support growth
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7 Examples of Nutrients Water Carbohydrate (CHO) Fat (lipids) Protein (Pro) Vitamins Minerals & trace minerals
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8 Essential Nutrients Are nutrients the body requires and cannot make for itself. They must be obtained from food sources or supplements. Nutrient deficiencies – occur due to the lack of one or more essential nutrient.
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9 Carbohydrates (CHO) Not essential nutrients but are the main source of energy in most human diets. Sugars
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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