6Why should you eat a well balanced diet every day? To replace nutrientsused daily by the body.
7Fundamentals of Nutrition Nutrition= digestion, metabolism, circulation, and eliminationNutritional status refers to the state of ones nutrition.Wellness= State of good health with optimal body function (requires good nutrition)
8Nutrition pleats a large role in determining: HeightWeightStrengthSkeletal & MuscleDevelopmentPhysical AbilityResistance to Disease
9Nutrition plays a large role in determining: AppetitePostureComplexionMental AbilityEmotional and Psychological Health
10Immediate effects of good nutrition Include:Healthy AppearanceGood AttitudeProper sleep and bowel habitsHigh energy levelEnthusiasmFreedom from anxiety
11Good Nutrition may delay or prevent the following: HypertensionAtherosclerosisOsteoporosisMalnutritionObesity
12Essential Nutrients Composed of chemical elements found in food. Used by the body to perform body functions.Nutrients in foods replace those used by the body.
136 Groups of Essential Nutrients CarbohydratesFatsProteinsVitaminsMineralsWater
14Carbohydrates Major source of human energy Starches or sugars Easily digested, grow well in most climates, keep well without refrigeration.
15CarbohydratesMain sources: bread, cereals, pasta, crackers, potatoes, corn, peas, fruits, sugars and syrupsCellulose: It provides bulk in the digestive tract and causes regular bowel indigestible carbs, provides bulk (bran, whole-grain cereal, fibrous fruits & veggies)
16Fats Lipids Concentrated form of energy Help maintain body temperature by providing insulationHelp cushion organs and bones
17Fats Aid in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins Provide flavor to mealsMain Sources: butter, margarine, oils, creams, fatty meats, cheeses, and egg yolksClassified as saturated or polyunsaturated.
18FatsCholesterol- Fatty substance found in body cells and animal fats- found in egg yolk, fatty meats, shellfish, butter, cream, cheese, whole milk, & organ meats.*Excess cholesterol is believed to contribute to atherosclerosis.
19Proteins Build and repair body tissue Provide heat and energy Help produce antibodiesMade up of 22 amino acids (9 essentials)Main sources/complete proteins: meat, fish milk, cheese, eggs/Incomplete proteins: Cereal, soybeans. Dry beans, peas, and peanuts
20Vitamins Organic compounds that are essential in life. Regulate body functions.Repair body tissues.Only a small amount required-well balanced diet provides required vitamins.Excess or deficiency can cause poor health.Water soluble or fat soluble.Someone who eats a fat free diet could become deficient in : Fat-soluble vitamins.
21Minerals Inorganic (nonliving) elements found in all body tissues. Regulate body functions.Build and repair body tissues.They include: calcium, phorphorus, Sodium, potassium, iron, Flourine and others.
22Water Found in all body tissues Essential for digestion. Makes up most of blood plasmaHelps body tissues absorb nutrients.Helps move waste material through body.Average person should drink 6-8 glasses of water a day.Nutrient that helps the body tissues absorb other nutrients.
23Utilization of Nutrients See full-size image. scruss.com/.../wp-content/fast_food_kills.png 550 x k ImageUtilization of NutrientsDigestion- breaks down the foods we eatMechanical or ChemicalPeristalisAbsorption- process of taking in nutrients by the body.Most absorption occurs in the small intestine.Water, salts, and some vitamins in large intestine.
24Utilization of Nutrients Metabolism- use of nutrients bythe body.Basal metabolic rate (BMR)Measuring Food Energy2. Calorie- the amount of heat produced during metabolism.Most people use an average of 3,500 calories per day.To lose weight, a person must take in fewer calories then are burned.To gain weight, a person must take in more calories than the body uses.
25Therapeutic Diets Regular Diet A balanced diet usually used for the ambulatorypatient.Foods such as richdesserts, cream sauces,salad dressings, and friedfoods may be decreasedor omitted.
26Liquid Diet Include both clear and full liquids. Foods included on the clear diet are mainly carbohydrates and water, including apple or grape juice, plain gelatin, ginger ale, and tea or coffee with sugar. The day after surgery most patients are on a clear liquid diet.Foods included in the full liquid diet are strained soups, fruits and vegetable juices, ice cream, custard, pudding, and eggnog.
27Soft diet Foods must require little chewing and be easy to digest. Foods to avoid are meat, shellfish, spicy foods, rich desserts, fried foods, nuts, and coconut.
28Diabetic Diet Used for patients with diabetes mellitus. The diet containsexchange list that groupfoods according to type,nutrients, and caloriccontents.Patients are allowed acertain number of itemsfrom each exchange listaccording to thereindividual needs.Chicken Broth
29Low-Cholesterol DietFoods high in saturated fat, such as beef, liver, pork, lamb, egg, yolk, cream cheese, natural cheeses, and whole milk are limited.
30Fat-Restricted Diet Also called lo-fat diets. Examples to avoid include cream, whole milk, cheeses, fats, fatty meats, rich desserts, chocolate, nuts, coconuts, nuts, fried foods, and salad dressings.
31Sodium-Restricted Diet Patients that are retaining fluid should be on this diet. Patients should avoid or limit adding salt to food, smoked meats or fish, processed foods, pickles, olives, sauerkraut, and some processed cheeses.
32Protein DietProtein rich foods include meats, fish, milks, cheeses, and eggs. An anemic patient would be on this diet. A healing surgical incisionwould need this diet.
33Bland DietEsophageal reflux disorder would be one reason for this diet. Consist of easily digested foods that do not irritate the digestive tract.Foods to be avoided include coarse foods, fried foods, highly seasoned foods, pastries, candies, raw fruits and vegetables, smoked and salted meats, whole grain breads, etc.
34Low-Residue DietEliminates or limits foods that are high in bulk & fiber.Examples of such food include raw fruits & vegetables, whole-grain breads and cereals, nuts, seeds, beans, peas, coconut, and fried food.
35High-Calorie Diet A diet that provides 1000 or more calories a day beyond what isordinarily recommended.Hyperthyroidism