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Chapter Two; Tools for Healthy Eating

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Chapter Two; Tools for Healthy Eating BIO 1050

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Date Created: 09/23/16
Chapter Two; Scientific Method Food Labeling  Key principles of healthy eating:  Balance  Variety  Moderation o Under-nutrition: state of inadequate nutrition o Over-nutrition: excess nutrients and/or calories o Malnourished: long-term outcome  Diet doesn’t meet nutrient need  From either under- or over-nutrition  The Dietary Reference Intakes o Dietary Reference Intake= DRI (granddaddy) o DRI’s tell you how much of each nutrient you need to consume.  Estimated Average Requirement (EAR)  Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) o Keep most people healthy  Adequate Intake (AI)  Tolerable Upper (UL) o To avoid toxicity  Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range (AMDR)  Recommended range of intakes for energy containing nutrients daily  Carbs: 45 to 65% of cals  Fat: 20 to 35 % of cals  Proteins: 10 to 30 % of cals  Food Guidance System o Visual diagrams that provide variety of food recommendations to help create a healthy diet  Food Labels o The food labels tell you what’s in the package  To help consumers make informed food choices. o Nutrition Fact Panel  Anything 20% and higher are considered HIGH  Anything 5% and below is considered LOW


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