What is Nutrition?
The science that links foods to
health and dis
EATING DISORDERS (ED)
WHAT IS AN EATING DISORDER ?
PATTERN OF EXTREME EMOTIONS,
ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIORS
SURROUNDING WEIGHT AND FOOD ISSUES.
PREVALENCE OF ED
Problem of ED has increased over the last
ED: Highest mort
Prepared by: Dr Wafa Itani
What is alcoholism?
What is the difference between heavy
drinking and alcoholism?
How alcohol affects the body?
Highlight the genetic, social and
physiological factors that lead
individuals down the path to
Water and Minerals
What portion of our body is water?
How much water do we need per day?
What are the functions of water in the body?
How is water distributed in the body?
What are minerals?
Which minerals are mostly found in the body?
WA FA D A O U K I TA N I , M . D
The leading cause of death in the developed
The second leading cause of death in the
1 in every 3 persons in developed countries
will have Ca vs. 1 in every 5 in dev
Energy Balance and
What is energy balance?
Where do we get our energy from?
What are the components of energy expenditure?
How can we measure energy expenditure?
What is BMI?
Example of reasonable weight loss?
Basic First Aid
D R . WA FA D A O U K I TA N I
Basic First Aid
First aid is the provision of initial care for an
illness or injury.
It is usually performed by a non-expert person
to a sick or injured person until definitive
medical treatment can be access
Role of proteins in the body?
What is an amino-acid?
Are all amino acids essential?
Food sources of protein?
What is protein denaturation?
Issues with protein and malnutrition
Proteins are the primary
Food Safety Hazards
Why is food safety important?
What are the 3 types of food safety hazards?
What are the different micro-organisms that can
cause a biological food hazard?
What is a spore?
Which factors affect bacterial growth?
What are vitamins?
What is a co-enzyme?
What are the sources of vitamins?
On what does the absorption of a vitamin depend?
Can they make you fat?
Can you name a vitamin with a known benefit?
Should they be taken as supplements in a healt