Presentation on theme: " Nutrients: › Substances that helps our body process, grow and repair › Found in food › Provide energy Essential Nutrients: › Protein, Fat, Carbohydrates,"— Presentation transcript:
Long term energy 9 Kcal/gram Healthy: › Monounsaturated (olive oil), Polyunsaturated (nuts and seeds) and Fatty Acids (salmon) Not Healthy: › Trans Fat (baked or fried0, Saturated Fat (animal products)) and cholesterol (animal)
In the same spoonful of peanut butter, 16 grams of fat is provided. How many calories in the peanut butter are from fat? › Reminder: Fat has 9 Kcal/gram
Immediate energy 4 Kcal/gram Simple: broken down and digested quickly › Sugars, fruit juice and milk Complex: longer to digest; fiber › Vegetables, whole grains and oatmeal
The very same spoonful of peanut butter also provides carbohydrates, 7 grams of it. How many calories are attributed to carbohydrates? › Reminder: Carbohydrates have 4 Kcal/gram
What food groups can you find carbohydrates in?
Many foods provide more than one nutrient. Peanut butter, for example, provides protein, fat and carbohydrates. If 7 grams of protein, 7 grams of carbohydrates, and 16 grams of fat were consumed in one spoonful of peanut butter, how many calories were consumed total?
Assist body with processes No caloric value Fat soluble: vitamins that dissolve in fat and are stored in body › A, D, E and K Water soluble: need to dissolve in water before the body can store them › Vitamin C and B Vitamins
Waste removal, body regulation and blood formation No caloric value 6-8 glasses a day
Fat, Protein and Carbohydrates provide energy What food groups are each of these nutrients strongly associated with? Provide three healthy food choices for each of the three nutrients mentioned
In which food groups would you place your food choices?