Nutrition Chapter 1
Nutrition Chapter 1 NUTR 1000
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by daanii on Wednesday July 27, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to NUTR 1000 at Ohio University taught by Deborah Murray in Summer 2016. Since its upload, it has received 121 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Nutrition in Health Sport And Exercise Science at Ohio University.
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Date Created: 07/27/16
Nutrition, Chapter 1 Why we choose the foods we do o Primal instinct to eat (in the hypothalamus) o The “feeding center” is in the cortex When and what to eat Hunger-appetite-eat-satiety Nutrition: Defined o Science that links foods to health and disease Food science Biology Health and wellness Culinary Pharmacology Social and public health o More than half of the leading causes of death are nutritionally related The nutrients o Provide the most energy Most carbohydrates Proteins Most lipids o Promote growth, development, and maintenance Proteins Lipids Some vitamins Some minerals Water o Regulate body processes Proteins Some lipids Some vitamins Some minerals Water o Water No energy, no nutrients, just hydrates o Macronutrients Gives us energy that cells can use to make more energy (carbs, fats, proteins) o Micronutrients Vitamins and minerals Do not provide us with calories The math o Macronutrients = energy (kcal) CHO 4 kcal/g Pro 4 kcal/g Fat 9 kcal/g Alcohol 7 kcal/g o Calorie vs calorie vs kilocalorie C: heat energy needed to raise 1 g of water 1 degree C C & kcal: heat energy needed to raise 1,000g (1 liter) of water 1 degree C 1,000 calories = 1 calorie = 1 kcal o
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