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Nutrition Audience: Unhealthy individuals looking for change Created by: Dale Holzer

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2 Nutrition Audience: Unhealthy individuals looking for change Created by: Dale Holzer

3 Nutrients Include Protein Carbohydrates Fats Vitamins Minerals Water

4 Proteins Maintains bones, muscles, and skin Supplies amino acids to body Sources include: Meats, Beans, Dairy, and Nuts Protein makes me Strong!

5 Carbohydrates Most important source of energy for your body Digestive system converts carbohydrates into glucose

6 Types of Carbohydrates Complex Simple Both Important!

7 Simple Carbohydrates Natural sugars found in food Require little digestion Include: Milk, Vegetables, and Milk Products

8 Complex Carbohydrates Mostly found in grains and legumes Require more digestion Should comprise about 50% of total Calories

9 Fats Major source of energy Important for development of the body Aids in absorbing vitamins Unsaturated Saturated

10 Vitamins Vitamin A Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin E Vitamin K B Vitamins

11 Vitamin A Benefits: Prevents eye problems Promotes healthy immune system Essential for growth Source: Milk Eggs Dark colored vegetables

12 Vitamin C Benefits: Forms collagen Essential for healthy bones and teeth Helps body absorb Iron and Calcium Sources: Berries Peppers Brocolli

13 Vitamin D Benefits: Strengthens bones Body absorbs bone-building calcium Source: Sunlight Egg Yolks Fish Oils

14 Vitamin E Benefits: Protect cells from damage Health of red blood cells Source: Oils Nuts Green Leafy Vegetables

15 Vitamin K Benefits: Healthy bones and tissues Blood clotting Sources: Green Vegetables Dark Berries

16 B Vitamins Benefits: Form red blood cells Helps make energy from the food you eat Source: Fish Poultry Meat

17 Minerals Builds bones Makes hormones Regulates your heart beat

18 Types of Minerals Trace – large amounts Iron, Maganese, Copper Iodine, Zinc, Cobolt Fluoride, Selenium Macro – small amounts Calcium, Phosphorous, Magnesium Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Sulfur

19 Water Functions include: Essential for digesting food Cushion joints and prevent shock Carrier of oxygen and nutrients Regulate and maintain body temperature Prevents dehydration


21 In Conclusion… A healthy diet can improve your quality of living tremendously. It allows you to receive the proper nutrients to keep the body functioning normally. Maintaining a healthy diet can: Give you energy for life Increase immune system Improve sports performance Delay the effects of aging. An apple a day keeps the doctor away!

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