HS201 - (1) What is Nutrition

HS201 - (1) What is Nutrition - Lecture 2 Intro Foods &...

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Welcome To HS201 Thanks for Getting Up Early Today!
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What Is Nutrition? Professor Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN
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Nutrition: A. The act of or process of nourishing B. The science that studies how the nutrients and compounds in foods that you eat nourish and affect your body functions and health.
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Why Is Good Nutrition So Important? Chronic deficiencies, excesses, and imbalances of nutrients can affect health, both short-term and long-term. Good nutrition can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases and conditions , including heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and obesity.
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Nutrition & Medicine
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You Are What You Eat!
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You Are What You Eat!?!? Ate 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
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Top Ten Leading Causes of Death in the US 1.) Heart Disease 2.) Cancer 3.) Stroke 4.) Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 5.) Accidents 6.) Diabetes 7.) Pneumonia/Influenza 8.) Alzheimer’s Disease 9.) Kidney Disease 10.) Septicemia Source: CDC
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Let Food be Thy Medicine and Medicine be Thy Food Hippocrates Our diet became our medicine
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Our diet made our medicine delicious
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The Number One Factor Is….
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course SAR HS HS 201 taught by Professor Salge-blake during the Spring '11 term at BU.

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HS201 - (1) What is Nutrition - Lecture 2 Intro Foods &...

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