Presentation on theme: "Nutrients – Energy Producing Carbohydrates Provides Energy Protein Builds and Repairs Body Tissue Fat Insulation, Protection, Reserve Energy."— Presentation transcript:
Nutrients – Energy Producing Carbohydrates Provides Energy Protein Builds and Repairs Body Tissue Fat Insulation, Protection, Reserve Energy
Nutrients – non energy producing Vitamins Assists in the biochemical reactions related to the metabolic process Minerals Skeletal structure Water Hydration, most essential to life Fiber Aids in digestion, cant absorb – non nutrie nt
Fats and Oils FATS Fats are solid at room temperature Saturated fat Cholesterol Trans fatty acids Typically not so good for you OILS Oils are liquid at room temperature Monounsaturated fat Polyunsaturated fat Usually a better choice
Empty Calories Calories from solid fats and/or added sugars. Solid fats and added sugars add calories to the food but few or no nutrients
Recommendations for Physical Activity Kids 2-5 – Let them play! Kids 6-17 – 60 minutes a day Adults – At least 2.5 hours a week moderate exercise
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