Final Exam Study Guide
1. What are Infections and Chronic Diseases?
Infectious diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, and other
microbes and can be transmitted from one person to another through air, water,
or food; by contact; or
Activity #2 Breakfast Cereal Label Analysis
PART 1:Pleasereadtheinformationinthelinkprovided:Nutrition Facts: An
interactive guide to food labels.http:/www.mayoclinic.com/health/nutritionfacts/NU00293
Answer the following questions:
1. Which nu
Food medically, any substance that the body can take in and assimilate that will enable
it to stay alive and to grow; the carrier of nourishment; socially, a more limited number of
such substances defined as acceptable by each cultur
Nutrition Midterm Study Guide
1. Describe the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load of foods and who would this benefit?
glycemic index (GI) a ranking of foods according to their potential for raising blood
glucose relative to a standard food such as g
Test 2B Study Guide
CHAPTER 7 & 8
1. For Fat Soluble and Water Soluble Vitamins and all Minerals, Know:
d. Review All Group Power Point slides
2. Is the bioavailability of calcium in calciu
DIET PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
STEP THREE: ANALYSIS OF THREE DAY FOOD INTAKE
A. Target vs. Average Eaten
Review your Target vs. Average Eaten based on your recorded three day diet history.
1. For calories and protein, how did your intake compare to
Sodium is a mineral
Part B & F (sources and functions):
The body needs a small amount of sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure and normal function of muscles
Sodium is found in table salt, bak
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Nutrition the science of foods and the nutrients they contain
action of foods and the nutrients in the body
relationship between diet and health
Actions in the body include:
Energy-yielding nutrients (3):
Where does the energy come from?
Energy in the Body
The body uses the energy yielding nutrients to fuel all activities
All energy yielding nutrients are caloric.
If more en
Process by which organisms obtain and utilize their food.
There are two parts to Nutrition:
1. Ingestion- process of taking food into the digestive system so that it may be
hydrolyzed or digested.
2. Digestion- the breakdown of food (either chem
There are 6 Classes of Nutrients
2. Lipids (fats)
Describing the Nutrients
There are several ways to classify the classes of nutrients.
Essential or nonessential
Organic or inorgan
Inorganic elements essential to the nutrition of humans
Fourteen minerals are essential to body function
Play several key roles in overall health and well being
Help chemical reactions take place in cells
Help muscles contract
Keep the he
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