Chapter 2 Notes -Part 1

Chapter 2 Notes -Part 1 - AHS 201 Chapter Two Philosophy...

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AHS 201 Chapter Two Philosophy That Works “Consume a variety of foods balanced by a moderate intake of each food.” Variety Choose different foods Balanced Do not overeat any single type of food Moderation Control portion size Nutrient Density Nutrient Dense Comparison of vitamin and mineral content with number of kcals Empty calories Energy Density Comparison of kcal content with weight of food High-energy-dense foods Low-energy-dense foods Desirable Nutritional Health Intake meets body’s needs Body has a small surplus Under nutrition Intake is below body’s needs Surpluses are depleted Health declines Metabolic processes slow or stop
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Unformatted text preview: Subclinical deficiency Clinical symptoms Over nutrition Intake exceeds body’s needs Short term – Few symptoms Long term – Serious conditions – Obesity Abuse of supplements Measuring Nutritional State Assessment: – Anthropometric – Biochemical – Clinical – Dietary – Environmental Limitations of Nutritional Assessment Delayed symptoms and signs Symptoms due to different causes Healthy Habits to Adopt Consume a healthy diet Control your weight Drink alcohol in moderation (optional) Exercise > 30 minute a day Don’t smoke...
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  • Fall '12
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  • Nutrition, Nutritional Assessment, Control portion size, moderate intake

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