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Words to Know! NUTRITION - is the science that studies how body makes use of food. DIET - is everything you eat and drink. NUTRIENTS - are the substances in food.
The Process of Satisfying Hunger 1.You need energy 2.You feel hungry 3.You eat to get rid of hunger 4.You feel satisfied 5.You need more energy 6.The cycle repeats again
What Food Does for You It provides energy for daily activity It gives you raw material Eating is an enjoyable activity
Six Nutrients Carbohydrates Protein Fat Minerals Vitamins Water
Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy. Sources of Carbohydrates: - Whole wheat breads - Rice - Pasta - Potatoes
Protein Protein is essential for body growth and repair of body cells. Sources of Protein: -Meats -Eggs -Fish -Nuts -Beans
Fats Fats are another source of energy. It also protects against temperature changes. Sources of Fat: -Butter - Cheese -Eggs - Meat
Vitamins Vitamins help regulate body functions. Sources of Vitamins: -Fruits -Vegetables -Whole grain breads
Minerals Minerals help your body work properly. Sources of Minerals: -Milk -Meats -Whole grain cereal
Water Water is essential to our body because it carries nutrients. Sources of Water: -Juices- Oranges -Milk- Water melon
How Much Should You Eat? It depends on three factors: -Gender -Activity level -Age
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