Week Two DQ 3 - minerals that we need to balance in order...

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Week Two DQ 3 Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply: What are important things to look for when interpreting nutrition information provided on labeled foods? How may this information be used to improve nutrition? Looking at the nutritional information on the food labels provided by the manufactures is very important in determining first the calorie count or energy needed for our daily recommended amount, second it is the only way to make sure we are consuming the right amount of vitamins, along with the crucial nutrient our body needs to function properly. Consulting the food labels will gives the amount of sodium, fats, proteins, sugar, and
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Unformatted text preview: minerals that we need to balance in order to have a healthy body, and to avoid the risk of developing any diseases associated with eating too much or not enough of the essential grains, fruits, vegetables, and meats that are needed to provide our body with the right amount of nutrients. By using the information provided on the food labels, we are able to set up an eating routine for our daily intake of the right amount of nutrients to produce the energy needed by our body and mind to tackle the daily tasks we all face, such as working, walking, thinking, and exercising....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course SCI/162 AAGR0OHNS2 taught by Professor Helencole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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