Chapter 1: Food Choices & Human Health
Chapter 1: Food Choices & Human Health FDNS 2100
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Chapter 1 Food Choices amp Human Health 1 A Lifetime of Nourishment a Nutrition influences long term health within the range set by genetic inheritance The Six Classes of Nutrients Carbohyd rates Fats Proteins Vitamins Water Organic Nutrients carbon Carbohyd rates Fats Proteins Vitamins Nutrients come from food Provide energy Provide building blocks Maintain body cells Essentia must be obtained from the diet EnergyYielding Nutrients Energy Measured in KCalories Carbohyd rate Fat Protein Vitamins Organic Compounds Consumed in small quantities Assist in body processes Vunerable to destruction Minerals norganic elements Consumed in varying small or large quantities Structural component not metabolized do not yield E ndestructible Water most important nutrient ndispensable amp abundant Often taken for granted Enormous consumption compared to other nutrients Participates in many chemical reactions Provides environment for many body activities Energy Nutrient My Carbohydrate 4 calg Fat lipid 9 calg Protein 4 calg Vitamins 0 calg Minerals 0 calg Water 0 calg Alcohol 7 calg not a nutrient as it does not support growth Calorie a measurement of energy food is measured in kilocalories Kcal thtochemicals found in bright colored vegetables reduce inflammation Nutrition Assessment of Individuals 1 Anthropometricdata a Height weight b Body composition i Skinfold ii Underwater weighing iii Bioelectrical weighing iv Bioelectrical impedance 2 Biochemical lab tests a Blood urine 3 Clinical a Physical exams i Medical history ii Drug use SES 4 Dietary a 24 hour recall Food Record b Food frequency questionnaire
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