Vitamins and minerals are complex organic compounds required in small amounts to maintain a
healthy body. F
Water-soluble vitamins can be destroyed by heat in cooking T
Whole-grain foods are poor sources of water-soluble B vitamins. F
Food Safety Facts
Every year, millions of people may experience one or more episodes of foodborne illness,
without ever knowing that it was food that caused their illness. Generally, these illnesses are
preventable if safe food handling practices are foll
1. Fruits, vegetables and cereals are potent sources of:
The leading source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet is:
The essential fa
Vitamin K helps with clotting of blood
Minerals do not provide energy. Control several bodily functions. Only needed in small amounts.
Can cause problems is too little or too much is taken. Strengthen muscle and bone, enrich
blood, and more.
Water an esse
In order to plan a healthy diet, we must know how to read a food label. Food labels show us if a
food has a little or a lot of certain nutrients. Look on the side of a product to find the Nutrition
You will find the serving size of the food b
All fruits and vegetables with the exception of avocados, coconut, olives, and nuts. The program
logo may be used to promote recipes with avocados, coconut, olives, or nuts as ingredients if
recipes meet the 5 A Day Recipe Criteria.
All fruits and vegetab
Name four functions of fat, and compare the energy it provides to that of carbohydrate.
Almost unlimited supply
Stored in adipose tissue
Fat cells enlarge & supply 60% of bodys ongoing energy at rest
Nourishes scalp, hair & complexion
Nutrition The study of diet and health
A. Nutrients Substances found in food that are used by the body.
1. Carbohydrates Main source of energy
2. Fats Stored energy. Provides insulation
3. Protein Builds and repairs body cells
4. Vitamins Helps release
Incomplete Protein plant sources. Do not contain all amimo acids.
Fats (9 cals.=1gm.)- 10%-20% of daily cals.
a concentrated source of energy.
Essential for nervous system function, storage of vitamins, and insulation.
Divided into: saturated and unsatura
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Normal Breast Lactating Breast
Breastfeeding is primarily controlled by the hormones
Prolactin and Oxy