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Five food groups: Milk group, meat group, vegetables/fruit group, and bread/cereal group and
Serving sizes: Milk-Children under 9 need 2-3 cups, children 9-12 need 3 or more cups, teenagers
need 4 or more cups, and adults nee
I have fully read the transcription on Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders in
Adult Women (And A Few Men). The three main eating disorders are anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.
Anorexia is defined as self-star
Chapter 14: Nutrition & society Food Politics and Perspectives
1. Historical Perspectives on Food
a. In the ancient time, location and economic status had a huge effect on what people ate.
b. How people ate, worked, and lived were based on crop cultivatio
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Early food guidance from 1900-1940s. The first one was a farmers bulletin written in 1894 and
consisted of protein, carbohydrates, fat, and mineral matter. Food for Young Children was
written in 1916 and consisted of milk
The food pyramid consisted of 6 groups; Bread, Cereal, Rice, & Pasta; Fruit; Vegetables; Meat,
Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts; Milk, Yogurt, & Cheese; and Fats, Oils, & Sweets.
Bread, Cereal, Rice, & Pasta group consisted of 6-11 servings per d
The food groups consist of fruits and vegetables; meats and other protein rich foods;
cereals and other starchy foods; sweats; and fatty foods.
The exact amount of food a person needs is based on age, sex, size and amount o
An Introduction to NutritionChapter 15: Achieving Optimal Health: Wellness & Nutrition
1. Diet trends and health
a. Functional foods- Foods that do more than meet basic nutritional needs and could
provide additional health benefits.
Chapter 15: Achieving Optimal Health: Wellness and Nutrition
1. Foodborne Illness and Food safety.
a. Foodborne illness is a serious threat to health. Sometimes called food poisioning.
b. It can result from exposure to a pathogen or
Chapter 11: Energy Balance and Body Weight
1. Indicators of Health: Body Mass Index, Body Fat Content, and Fat Distribution
a. Overweight refers to having more weight than normal for a particular height and may be
the result of wate