12 FATS* Known as the HIGH ENERGY nutrient, fats have 2X the number of calories as carbohydrates.* Fats help keep the skin healthy, store vitamins, source of energy, keep you warm, and help you feel full when eating.* Cholesterol: A fat-like substance found in foods, natural part of blood, tissues, and digestive tract. Body makes all it needs, do not need to eat it.
26 PROTEIN * Used for Growth and repair * Helps body produce antibodies tofight infection* Makes up muscles, skin, and hair.*Amino Acids- protein found in foods,building blocks of protein*Kwashiorkor- deficiency, stunted growth, brain damage, death.
27 FOODS*FISH*POULTRY*MEATS*DAIRY PRODUCTS*EGGS*LEGUMES(dried beans and peas, lentils, peanuts)
28 Carbohydrates * Main source of energy. * Help body to use protein and fats.* Provides fiber in diet.* Three types of Carbohydrates:1. “Simple”~Sugars=Quick energy2. “Complex”~ Starches=Long energy3. “Bulk” or “Cellulose”~ Fiber not digested, helps to eliminate waste from body.
29 Foods *Bread and Cereal Products *Pasta *Pastries, Candy *Potatoes *Fruits and Veggies*Rice*Soft drinks
30 Folic Acid--B9 *Production of red blood cells *Stimulates production of gastric juices*Prevents some birth defects
31 *Citrus Fruits/Juices *Dk. Green Leafy Vegetables *Legumes*Citrus Fruits/Juices*Liver*Dk. Green Leafy Vegetables*Whole grain foodsFoods
32 Vitamin E* Antioxidant- prevents oxygen fromdestroying Vit. A and fatty acids*Contributes to a good immunesystem* Helps body use food energy