NBurns-NS220-section 1-Unit1 Seminar

NBurns-NS220-section 1-Unit1 Seminar - FOOD AND NUTRITION...

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FOOD AND NUTRITION LABEL: 1. One serving of macaroni and cheese equals: 250 calories. 2. The number of calories you actually eat is determined by the amount of servings that are consumed. 3. Americans should limit the intake of these nutrients if they wish to reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases: sodium, cholesterol, saturated and trans fats, 4. Most Americans do not get enough of the following nutrients: Vitamins A& C, calcium, and sodium. 5. The meaning of upper limits is the recommended amount that you are to eat less than. 6. The %DV helps you to determine Functional foods and nutraceuticals: 7. One meaning for functional foods is conventional foods that are natural or have been manufactured. . 8. One meaning for nutraceuticals is bioactive ingredients. This can be food in traditional foods, as well as foods that are edible and nonedible foods. . What is the potential health benefit offered by each of the following bioactive ingredient: 9. Omega-6 PUFA: this reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease. 10. Folic acid: mostly found in green vegetables it reduces the risk of birth defects.
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