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Nutrition-Spotlight on Eating Disorders

eating disorders A spectrum of abnormal eating pattern that eventually may endanger a person’s health or increase the risk for other diseases. Generally, psychological factors play a key role. disordered eating An abnormal change in eating pattern related to an illness, a stressful event, or a desire to improve one’s health or appearance. If it […]

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Ch 12 Undernutrition throughout the world

The consequences of undernutrition are most critical during adulthood. elementary school years. infancy. elderly years. infancy. Which of the following is the best approach to preventing famine in developing nations? Increase the productivity of rural people by teaching them farming methods so they can build agricultural surpluses to eat and sell. Developed countries should send […]

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Nutrition 1 Chabot College

Nutrients Components of food. Water, carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins and minerals Essential nutrients Nutrients the body cannot make. Nutrients that must be obtained from food Energy-yielding nutrients Nutrients the body can use for energy. Carbs, fat and protein Food Any substance the body can take in and assimilate. Enabling it to stay alive and grow […]

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Carbs and fats (nutrition) Ata college

Carbohydrates make up the largest volume of our daily food what percentage of our food should be from carbohydrates 60% Carbohydrates are taken in the form of what Grains cereal pasta fruit and vegetables Carbohydrates is the element of our food that supplies what Energy Carbohydrates also play a vital part of the Digestive process […]

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HF FINAL: Nutrition Tips for College Students

Macronutrients Essential nutrients required in large amounts -Necessary for proper functioning, growth & human development 3 Types of Macronutrients -Carbohydrates -Proteins -Fats 3 Types of Carbohydrates -Starches -Sugars -Fibers Carbohydrate Recommendations Strive for high quality carbs (complex carbohydrates) -Whole grains, fruits, & vegetables Avoid low quality carbs (simple carbohydrates) -Candy, soda & chips RDA for […]

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CHAPTER #7 SKIN STRUCTURE GROWTH, & NUTRITION

After four years of college, you can become a dermatologist. False The skin of an average adult weighs about 6 to 9 pounds. True The highly sensitive dermis layer of connective tissue is about 10 times thicker than the epidermis. false Melanin provides the skin with enough sun protection to prevent skin damage. false Vitamins […]

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Nutrition for a Changing World – Clark College, Winter 2017 – CH 1-3

Nutrients chemical substances obtained from food that are essential for body function; needed for metabolism, growth, development, reproduction, and tissue maintenance and repair Essential nutrients nutrients that must be supplied through food because the body cannot produce sufficient quantities alone carbohydrates compunds made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms that are found in foods […]

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Nutrition Chapter 1 Terms

nutrition the science that studies how food nourishes our bodies and influences our health food animal or plant product that can be taken into the body to yield nutrients nutrients chemicals found in foods that are critical to human growth and function energy the ability to do work food energy calories; is converted into mechanical, […]

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(Chapter 1) Nutrition: Everyday Choices

Nutrient A substance in food that provides energy and structure to the body and regulates body processes. Essential nutrient A nutrient that must be consumed in the diet because it cannot be made by the body or cannot be made in sufficient quantities to maintain body functions. Calorie A unit of measure used to express […]

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Nutrition 2 test

In which form are most dietary lipids found Triglycerides Lipids that are solid at room temperature are known as fats Lipids that are liquid at room temperature are known as oils What is the chemical composition of fats Fatty acids and glycerol Which item is a chief source of short-chain and medium-chain fatty acids Dairy […]

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Human Nutrition Exam 2

Lungs To which body part does blood travel to pick up oxygen and release carbon dioxide? Endocrine The ___________________________ system is made up of several glands that act in the regulation of metabolism, reproduction, water balance, and many other functions. Immune The ______ system is assisted by the lymphatic system and the physical barriers of […]

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Plant nutrition

Photosynthesis How plants make their own food – requires sunlight -requires water & nutrients Autotrophic able to make their own food and eat it (most plants can) Problems: Nutrients – Heat (ericaceous -Fungas -Symboitic -orchids -myccorhizae • Some habitats are nutrient-poor – Bogs are one of them • In a true bog nutrients only come […]

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PSU nutrition

List the B vitamins thiaminriboflavinniacinB6folateB12BiotinPanthothenic acid What are the fat soluble vitamins? Vitamin A, D, E and K What is a vitamin? an organic compound required in small amounts in the diet (less than a gram) they promote regular chemical reactions, growth, reproduction and maintenance of health what is Fortification? vitamins added to foods through […]

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Nutrition 121 Exam 3 Notes UNLV

question Formation of free radicals can increase your risk for cancer and heart disease. True or False. answer True question Which of the following statements regarding free radicals is FALSE? answer Free radicals donate electrons to unstable compounds. This answer is false. When free radicals are formed in cell membranes, they steal electrons from the […]

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Nutrition Exam 3

question What are the two classifications of vitamins? How are they absorbed and excreted? Which is stored in the body? answer The two classifications of vitamins are fat-soluble vitamins and water-soluble vitamins. Fat-Soluble vitamins are absorbed like fats, first into the lymph, then the blood. Water-soluble vitamins are absorbed directly into the blood. Fat-soluble vitamins […]

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Nutrition Ch11

question Thirty minutes of brisk walking on at least 5 days a week can improve the odds against heart disease. answer True question Dietary supplements can trigger extra immune power to fend off dangerous infections. answer False question Metabolic syndrome with its cluster of factors raises the risk of CVD. answer True question Obesity is […]

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Enteral Vs. Parenteral Nutrition

question What is enteral nutrition? answer nutrition goes directly into the stomach via some devise PEG tube or NGT. question Where is the PEG located? answer connected directly into the stomach, placed for feedings that last longer then two weeks. question Where is the NGT to located? answer down through the nose, through back of […]

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Chapter 11 Nutrition

question In what chief capacity does vitamin K function? answer Blood Clotting question Which of the following is a feature of vitamin K? answer Bacteria in the intestines synthesize bioavailable vitamin K question Why does vitamin A status depend on the person’s protein status? answer Transport of the vitamin within the body requires sufficient protein […]

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nutrition ch 11

question Which of the following is not among the features of the fat-soluble vitamins? a. Require bile for absorption b. Found in the fat and oily parts of foods c. Transported permanently to the liver and adipose tissue d. Pose a greater risk for developing a toxicity than water-soluble vitamins answer Transported permanently to the […]

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Nutrition final

question All of the following are benefits of physical activity except? answer increased LDL cholesterol question After __ minutes of exercise, the body begins to use more fat for fuel. answer 20 question The most critical nutrient needed for the exerciser is? answer water question Constipation may be caused by all the following except: answer […]

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Nutrition study guide- copy

question Eroded mucosal area in the central portion of gastrointestinal tract answer achalasia question Which of the following describes general nutrition guidelines for a pt with a peptic ulcer? answer General well-balanced diet as tolerated question A food that appears to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome is: answer Whole grain wheat toast question Treatment […]

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