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Following Dietary Guidelines 7 th Grade Nutrition Lesson one Pages B44- B51
The 6 Basic Nutrients Proteins Carbohydrates Fats Vitamins Minerals Water
Energy Supplying Nutrients Proteins 4 calories per gram Carbohydrates 4 calories per gram Fats 9 calories per gram
Nutrients in Body Processes Vitamins Minerals Water
Proteins Assist in growth and repair of body cells Incomplete Proteins Do not contain all 20 essential amino acids Plant products Complete Proteins Contain all 20 essential amino acids Animal products such as meat and eggs
Carbohydrates Produce Main source of energy for the body Complex Carbohydrates- Long Lasting Energy Starches Breads, cereals, rice, potatoes Simple Carbohydrates- Short bursts of Energy Sugars Fruit, milk, cookies, ice cream and candy
Fats Provide energy, store certain vitamins, help maintain healthy skin and hair. Saturated Fat Found in dairy products, solid vegetable fat, meat and poultry Unsaturated Fat Found in plant products and fish
Vitamins Help the body use proteins, carbohydrates and fats
Minerals Involved in many of the body’s processes
Water Regulates body temperature Helps eliminate waste Cushions joints Allows cells and organs to function normally 6-8 GLASSES EACH DAY!!
The Dietary Guidelines Set of DIET and LIFESTYLE guidelines for Americans The ABC of Dietary Guidelines!
Aim For Fitness- A’s Aim for a healthy weight Foods rich in vitamins and minerals; low in saturated fat Be physically active each day 60 minutes of moderate activity