October 29th, 2015
Nutrition, News Assignment
Nutrition in Schools
School nutrition is currently a hot topic in the United States. Every year people in
the government talk about if they should make the nutrition requirements stricter or allow
Reading Questions #7
Due Thursday, October 8
1. What is the difference between a vegetarian diet and vegan diet? Do you think you can
meet all of your nutrient needs with a vegetarian diet? What about with a vegan diet?
-A Vegan diet is
Reading Questions #8 Due Tuesday, October 27
1. Describe the role of an antioxidant. Where can you find antioxidants?
Antioxidants may play a role in the management or prevention of some medical
conditions, such as some cancers, macula
Reading Questions #12
Due Tuesday, December 1
In the news, find a recent foodborne illness outbreak (2014-2015). How many people were
affected, and what was the source of the outbreak? What were the common signs/symptoms of
Reading Questions #13
Due Thursday, December 3
What was one of your favorite foods as a child? What about this food do you think was
appealing to you?
My favorite food was something my mom would make me and it would be like
mashed up br
Reading Questions #4
1. What are Chemicals? What kind of chemicals do you think are in our food?
-Chemicals are anything that has been prepared or tampered with, artificially. They are
definitely a lot of artificial dyes in our food. Al
Reading Questions #3
Where did you learn nutrition in school? Do you feel like you learned enough about
nutrition in high school/grade school in order to make healthy choices for your diet?
-I did not really learn anything about nutriti
Questions #1 & #2
What does Nutrition mean to you?
-Nutrition to me is trying to eat healthy and to eat as much protein as possible. I am
trying to stay at my weight of 250 for the season. With the amount of exercise I do
Chapter 1: The Basics of Nutrition
What is nutrition?*
nutrition is the scientific study of nutrients and how the body uses these substances
Healthy People 2020 goals* (where we are now and what we want by 2020)
-attain higher quality, longer lives that a
Name of the product: Chef Boyardee, Beef Ravioli
1. The serving size is 1 bowl, and there are two serving sizes per container. I
believe that this is an unrealistic serving size because no one eats half of the
bowl. They should make the serving size just
Day of the Week _Monday_
Description of the Food
Be as specific as possible now so that youll have an easier time when
inputting the foods into the program
Trenta Iced Coffee
Banana Nut Bread
Steak & Chicken Bowl from Fuji Grill
4 Piece California Roll
September 11, 2015
Understanding the Scientific
In the past, nutrition facts and dietary
practices were based on:
Today nutrition experts rely
Chapter 1: The
Basics of Nutrition
FSN 200 - September 3, 2015
What does Nutrition mean to you?
What we consume and how our body uses it.
Causes of Death in US
2011 Ten Leading Causes of Death in the U.S.*
Chapter 7: Proteins
What Are Proteins?
Proteins are complex organic molecules.
Composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
Proteins also contain
The human body contains an estimated 200,000
Proteins in the Body
Normal Fluid Balance an
Chapter 6: Lipids
What are Lipids?
- Fatty acids
generally, insoluble in water
less dense than water
Major Functions of Lipids in
Major Functions of
Lipids in Foods:
Chapter 4: Body
What are chemicals?
Molecules 2 or more atoms that interact with each other
ex: H20, C6H12O6
Chemical bond - Attraction that holds atoms together to form
Compound - Molecule that co
How Carbohydrates Are Made
Plants use the suns
energy to combine
hydrogen to form
Types of Carbohydrates
Monosaccharides 1 sugar
Disaccharides 2 sugars
Oligosaccharides Many sugars