Gaining or losing weight depends on:
Energy intake vs. energy expenditure
How much extra weight you carry depends
Energy balance is achieved when the kilocalories consumed
FOOD GUIDE PYRAMID
Dr Hasmadi Mamat
Why we need food?
We need food to provide us with energy.
Food is needed for growth - New cells need
materials to build from.
Foods are needed to make new organelles.
Food is needed for
Assoc. Prof. Dr Hasmadi Mamat
HOW LONG WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT
GOOD FOOD VS BAD FOOD
This course is designed for science and nonscience individuals interested in the nutrition,
WEEK 6 & 7
Protein & Minerals
Make up about 15% of the cell
Have many functions in the cell
Shape = Amino Acid Sequence
Proteins are made of 20 amino acids
To become part of your body, food must first be
digested and absorbed.
Digestion: The process by which
food is broken down into
Absorption: The passage of
nutrients from the GI tract into
Foods Supply Energy
The foods you eat are your bodys energy
You need energy to maintain your body
temperature, keep your heart beating, and
enable you to understand what you read.
To know the different methods for
assessing the nutritional status
The purpose of nutritional assessment
at risk of bec
Definition and Classification
may be regarded as organic
compounds required in the diet in small
amounts to perform specific biological
functions for normal maintenance of
optimum growth and health of the
Planning a Healthy
Week 11 & 12
Health Consequences of Obesity
Obesity is a risk factor for
Type 2 diabetes
Ruptured intervertebral disks
Cancer (breast, colon, and prostate)
Why are We Fat
High Fat Food
LA-linoleic acid, GLA gamma
linoleic acid, AA arachidonic
WHAT ARE THE LIPIDS?
A broad range of organic compounds that dissolve
easily in organic solvents, but range in their
solubility in water