What are Functional Foods?
All foods functional
Today functional food conveys health
benefits far beyond mere survival.
Not a legal or FDA definition in the US
Generally accepted definition Any food or
food ingredient that may provide
Adequate health & nutrition status are needed for
Inadequate health & nutrition status may disrupt
2020 Nutrition Objectives for the
Nation Related to
The Agencies Responsible
for Enforcing Them
Agencies Involved in Food Regulation,
Subsidy and Safety
Department of Commerce
Established in 1862 under Lincoln, but
without cabinet status
Toddler and Preschool Nutrition
"Never help a child with a task at
which he feels he can succeed.
Toddlers Life Cycle Stage
Characterized by rapid increase in gross & fine
Assignment 3 Protein and Carbohydrates
Protein Structure: (10 pts)
Objective: Recognize basic fundamentals of food chemistry.
1. Describe the similarities and differences between the composition of beef, chicken and fish.
Be sure to include
Many fresh foods have a limited shelf life
Impossible to deliver all the fresh food to
Consequently, preservation reduces
UNEP estimates 33% of food world wide
Pregnancy Part 3
Specific Health Conditions
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Hypertension (HTN) is defined as blood pressure
140 mm Hg systolic or 90 mm Hg d
Nutrition During Pregnancy
Topics covered include:
Status of pregnancy outcome
Physiology of pregnancy
Embryonic & fetal growth and development
Pregnancy weight gain
Nutrition and course/outcome of pregnancy
Introduction/ Review of Nutrition
What are the basic nutrients?
What are carbohydrates?
Composed of sugars (i.e., glucose)
Sugars are compounds made o
Nutrition and Older
In normal aging, inevitable, & irreversible physical changes occur
The chapter defines aging & provides information about:
Food & nutr
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