NFS 141 Exam I Study Guide

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NFS 141 – Study Guide for Exam #1 Def of foods, diet, nutrition, nutritional genomics Factors influencing food choices Def, characteristics, classes, chemical composition of nutrients (e.g., organic, inorganic, macro and micro, energy-yielding) Calculating energy and % total kcal from food Energy density Characteristics of vitamins and minerals, water DRI, EAR, RDA, AI, UL, EER, AMDR Nutrition assessment (purpose, characteristics, 24-hour recall, types of data, defining nutrition status, stages in nutrient def, national nutrition surveys) Healthy People 2010 Chronic disease and risk factors Nutrition experts and credible sources of nutrition info Goal of planning a healthy diet 6 diet planning principles Dietary guidelines for Americans (9 topics) USDA Food Guide recommendations and food groups, notable nutrients, discretionary
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Unformatted text preview: kcals, serving sizes, my pyramid Exchange lists Applying diet planning principles and guidelines – how do we choose foods? Food labels: components, nut facts Daily values Nutrient claims, health claims, structure-function claims Digestion, absorption, transport Roles of GI tract Gi tract anatomy, movement, secretions, digestion, absorption A and P of mouth, esophagus, stomach, SI, liver, gallbladder (bile), sphincters, large intestine, rectum, anus Transport, circulatory systems (vascular and lymphatic) Regulation of GI tract Factors affecting gi tract health Choking, Heimlich, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, gas and flatulence, GERD, PUD, strategies for all problems...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course NFS 141 taught by Professor Marshall during the Spring '08 term at CUNY Hunter.

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