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Food as Fuel Crave Health Ashley A Harris, RD, CD
Overview Macronutrients Significance of Blood Sugar levels Micronutrients 7 Changes you can make toward health
Nutrition 101 The Macronutrients Carbohydrates: Grains, Breads, Fruits, Milk, Yogurt, Sweets Proteins: Meat, Tofu, Lowfat Cheese Fats: Oils, Nuts, Seeds, Nut Spreads, Butter Water: PLAIN Water
Blood Sugar Levels Carbohydrates cause an in blood sugar levels There are 2 types of Carbohydrates: Simple Complex Carbohydrates
Simple Carbohydrates Simple Chemical Structure Digested Quickly in the Body
Complex Carbohydrates More Complicated Chemical Structure Digested Slowly in the Body
Blood Sugar Stabilization Simple Complex
Proteins Are involved in every single process in your body Amino Acids – The building blocks of protein Get a balance of Animal and Plant Source
Fats / Lipids Saturated (Solid at Room Temperature) Unsaturated (Liquid at Room Temperature)
Micronutrients All Vitamins and Minerals
7 Things You Can Do… 1) Eat Breakfast Every Day
7 Things You Can Do… 2) Never go more than 4h without eating
7 Things You Can Do… 3) Eliminate Trans-Fats
7 Things You Can Do… 3) Walk 5000 steps per day
7 Things You Can Do… 4) Drink at least 50 ounces of Water per day
7 Things You Can Do… 6) Make a Multivitamin and Fish Oil part of your life 2 grams Omega-3 per day
7 Things You Can Do… 7) Write down what you eat!
Questions? Contact Information Crave Health Ashley A Harris, RD, CD (206)
Healthy Eating. How is your body like a car? It needs fuel to run. The fuel your body uses comes from food, or more specifically from nutrients. Nutrients.
Question #1 ________ are substances in foods that your body needs to grow, have energy, and stay healthy. A. Carbohydrates B. Nutrients C. Protein D. Fats.
Nutrition Pre Assessment What does each term mean? -Or- How does each term relate to nutrition?
Nutrition You Are What You Eat? Calorie Information Calorie Information Calorie Information Calorie Information Basal Metabolism Basal Metabolism Basal.
6 Classes of Nutrients. 6 Nutrients Carbohydrates Proteins Fats (Lipids) Vitamins Minerals Water These 6 nutrients you body NEEDS to function properly!!!
Nutrition Have you ever stopped to think about the saying, you are what you eat? There may have never been a more true saying. Why is this so??? Because.
Choose My Plate and Dietary Guidelines. Make half your plate fruits & vegetables Choose fresh, frozen, canned or dried fruits and vegetables Eat red,
Nutrition – The science or study of food and the ways in which the body uses food Nutrients - Substances in food that provide energy or help form body.
Athletes are like race cars. They dont run their best on cheap gas or an empty tank.
Why do we eat?. Carbohydrates are used for energy. 1 gram = 4 Calories 1 gram = 4 Calories 50%-60% of 50%-60% of your diet should your diet should be.
JustFACS. The study of how your body uses the food you eat.
© 2009 Group Health Cooperative 1. 2 Recognize how nutrition plays an important role in providing fuel and nutrients Learn about Dietary Reference Intake.
1 ©2002 Learning Zone Express Louanne Kaupa, RD, LN.
Protein The bodys building blocks. Protein has multiple functions Build and repair body tissue Maintain cell growth Energy.
NUTRITION for 6 TH CLASS Making Healthy Decisions.
Nutrients Essential for Health Nutrients Major nutrients in food are classified into six groups. They work in partnership for health. Carbohydrates Fats.
the FOOD Pyramid Steps to a healthier you Its New! The new MyPyramid was designed to help you make healthy eating choices every day! Video:
Chapter 8 Pgs Mrs. Wheeler / Mr. Rath.
Calcium. A mineral needed to build and maintain bones and teeth. Food in the milk group are a good source of this.
Eat right, breathe easy. Todays Agenda COPD, Macronutrients, and You Foods to Avoid Foods to Choose Healthful Habits.
NUTRITION for LIFE Chapter 7. Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins.
Nutrition Definition The process by which the body takes in and uses food Benefits Gives you energy Helps you to stay mentally alert Helps prevent chronic.
Chapter 14: Choosing Nutritious Food Lesson 14.1: A Healthy Diet Self-Assessment 14: Body Measurements.
Chemical Compounds in Cells Essential Questions: What are elements and compounds? What are the main kinds of organic molecules in living things? How is.
Carbohydrate Overview What is a carbohydrate? Monosaccharides and Disaccharides Polysaccharides How does eating a carb become a part of you? Why do you.
Chapter Eight (c) 2013 McGraw-Hill Higher Education. All rights reserved.
Fat 101 Fat is a necessary part of the diet Fat is one of the most concentrated source of energy in our diets Other Energy Sources… Carbohydrate Protein.
ENERGY PRODUCING Provides energy Carbohydrates Builds and repairs tissue Protein Insulation, protection, reserve energy Fat NON-ENERGY PRODUCING Assists.
MyPyramid is a tool that can help you choose healthful foods for all your meals and snacks.
Meal planning Food guide pyramid Grocery shopping Budgeting Unit Pricing Storing Food.
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