Nutrition - Nutrition Nutrition-The Study of how the body...

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Nutrition-The Study of how the body uses the nutrients in the food you eat. Fad Diets-Diets that promote weight loss without sound nutritional practices Proteins-The essential nutrients needed for growth and repair of body tissue. Carbohydrates-The essential nutrients that are the body’s main source of energy. Saturated Fats-Fats contained in animal products. Unsaturated Fats-Fats found in plant sources. HDL-High density lipoproteins LDL-Low density lipoproteins Minerals-The essential nutrients needed by the body in small amounts to prevent deficiencies and diseases. Fat Soluble Vitamins-Vitamins that can be stored in fat deposits in the body (Vitamins A,D,K,E) Water Soluble Vitamins- Those vitamins that dissolve in water and cannot be stored in body tissues. Food Guide Pyramid- A visual guideline established by the U.S. department of Agriculture to ensure that all of the essential nutrients are included in the daily diet. Basil Metabolism- The amount of energy required to maintain the body at rest.
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course EDUC 101 taught by Professor Franks during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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