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Vitamins and Minerals: A Brief Review
Calcium Function – build strong bones and teeth Deficiency - Osteoporosis
Potassium Function: Nerve and muscle communication
Iron Function: makes hemoglobin (in red blood cells) Deficiency: anemia Excess: constipation
Sodium Function – fluid balance Excess: high blood pressure
Fluoride Function: healthy teeth Sources: processed water, toothpaste Excess: tooth decay Deficiency: tooth decay
Vitamin D Function: absorption of calcium; strong bones Deficiency: Rickets
Vitamin K Function: blood clotting Deficiency: hemorrhage
Folate (folic acid) Function: red blood cell development; spinal cord development Deficiency: folate-deficiency anemia; neural tube defects during pregnancy
Vitamin C Function: Growth and repair of tissues; fighting infection Deficiency: Scurvy
How to Preserve Vitamins and Minerals in Your Food Do not soak fruits and veggies in water. Eat the skin of fruits and veggies! Cut up fresh foods just before you eat it. Steam, don’t boil.
VITAMINS AND MINERALS. VITAMINS Function of Vitamins All of the following require vitamins to function properly: – Nerves – Muscles – Skin.
Intro to Vitamins, Minerals & Water 1. What is the main function of vitamins and minerals? To regulate body functions 2. What foods are a lot of the vitamins.
Water, Vitamins, & Minerals. 1. What is the main function of vitamins and minerals? To regulate body functions 2. What foods are many of the vitamins.
1. Can our bodies produce minerals? NO! We have to get them through eating food that contains them! Most minerals become part of the body, i.e. bones.
Intro to Vitamins, Minerals & Water 1. What is the main function of vitamins and minerals? To regulate body functions 2. What foods are many of the vitamins.
Water-soluble means these vitamins dissolve in and are carried by water C B9 Folate Ascorbic Acid Water-Soluble Vitamins.
V ITAMINS Facts about vitamins Vitamins are made up of Carbon, Hydrogen, oxygen Many vitamins cannot be stored or made by the body so they need to be taken.
Minerals Inorganic substances the body cannot manufacture.
What are vitamins? Essential food factors Chemicals in nature Present in certain foods Necessary for normal body functions Many are not produced.
Vitamins and Minerals Fall Foods. What are vitamins? Complex substances in food. Found in a wide range of food (more colorful = more vitamins.
Food Nutrients. Protein Needed for growth and repair Complete proteins – supply the essential nine amino acids Animal Proteins – complete proteins Plant.
A BALANCED DIET. LESSON OBJECTIVES 1.To describe the food groups required in a balanced diet. 2.To give examples of foods containing each nutrient. 3.To.
Nutrients That Regulate Vitamin and Mineral Notes.
The Water Soluble Vitamins. B1 Thiamin Foods = Pork, Liver, Peas, Cereal, Nuts, Seeds, Whole Grains Function: Needed to Produce Energy from Carbohydrates;
Vitamins Compounds that help regulate many vital body processes.
VITAMINS. Understanding Vitamins Complex organic substances. Found in very small amounts in your foods. Crucial to normal health, growth, and development.
Instructions for using this template. Remember this is Jeopardy, so where I have written “Answer” this is the prompt the students will see, and where.
Vitamins Vitamins and Minerals,. Vitamin A Vision Growth Nerves Clear Skin Carotene converts to Vit. A C Ascorbic Acid Function Collagen to hold cells.
VITAMINS. Organic compounds Regulate body processes Nutrient metabolism Energy production and release Tissue maintenance Normal digestion
The Basic Nutrient Minerals. Minerals are Inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are absorbed by plants or eaten by animals. Found.
The Basic Nutrient Minerals. Minerals are Inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are absorbed by plants or eaten by animals. Found in.
Micronutrients. Known as the “regulatory nutrients” –Essential in regulating body processes They are needed by the body is small amounts.
Vitamins Complex organic substances vital to life – Uses tiny amounts – Only a millionth of a gram Known of Vitamins importance since the mid 1700’s Technology.
Nutrients Substances that Provide Energy Helps with body processes Helps with growth & repair of cells Seven Categories: Fats Proteins Carbohydrates.
6 MAIN NUTRIENTS. PROTEIN Nutrients your body uses to build, repair, and maintain cells and tissue. Meat, Fish, Poultry, Eggs, Milk, and yogurt are.
Vitamin A (Fat Soluble) REMEMBER: Functions Vision, Nerves, Growth Food Sources Liver, Cantaloupe, Sweet Potatoes, Yellow fruits and vegetables Deficiencies.
Vitamins Nutrients that our body does not make on its own. Thus we must obtain them from the foods we eat, or via vitamin supplements. n They are essential.
Chapter 10: Lesson 2 Open Note Quiz Thursday Bring Nutrition Facts Label Friday.
Major Minerals Calcium Builds and maintains bones Builds and maintains bones Helps prevent osteoporosis Helps prevent osteoporosis Helps regulate blood.
Minerals – Vitamins- Water Nutrition Basics. Inorganic (rock and soil) elements that are essential to the functioning of the human body –Helps absorb.
Slide 2 of 27 One of the first discoveries of the importance of vitamins came in the 1700s. A Scottish doctor, James Lind, discovered that sailors who.
Nutrients Nutrients substances that your body needs to grow, to repair itself and to supply you with energy Classified into 6 groups: Carbohydrates Proteins.
The Basic Nutrients Vitamins Are found in nearly all foods in the food pyramid Do not provide Energy, but are essential because Regulate body chemistry.
VITAMINS. VITAMINFUNCTION FOOD SOURCES DEFICIENCIES TOXICITIES A (Fat Soluble) -Vision -Nerves -Growth -Liver -Cantaloupe -Sweet Potatoes -Yellow fruits.
CHAPTER 7 SECTION 2 PAGE Vitamins, Minerals, & Water.
Vitamins, Minerals, Antioxidants, Phytonutrients, Functional Foods By Melissa Bess, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist FNEP STAFF TRAINING ONLY,
MICRONUTRIENTS VITAMINS AND MINERALS. OVERVIEW Vitamins are essential for the regulation of the body’s metabolic functions. They are required in small.
Nutrients, Vitamins and Minerals Overview. Fats Fats – Supplies energy but they have many other benefits. Fats transport nutrients and they are a part.
A 2 year old child, Sonya, craves MUD PIES and CAT LITTER even though her parents provide her with a varied and healthy diet. Her parents can’t solve this.
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Minerals. Minerals are found in nearly all the foods on the food pyramid (or MyPlate) Like vitamins, minerals do not provide energy They are essential.
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VITAMINS. Understanding Vitamins Vitamins are complex organic substances. They are found in very small amounts in your foods. Vitamins are crucial to.
HEALTHFUL EATING Nutrients at Work for You. Nutrients at Work Nutrients are chemical substances from food, which the body uses to function properly. After.
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