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Nutrition Unit

William Allen High School Health Class

Justin Ruppelli

on 23 July 2014

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Transcript of Nutrition Unit

The process by which your body takes

in and uses food.
Ethnic foods?
Why do we eat the foods we eat?!?
Busy Schedules/Quick and Easiness
If your friends always go for pizza after school, chances are that you will most likely eat pizza too!
1.)Family and Culture
Home or takeout?
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(cc) photo by medhead on Flickr
3.) Friends
4.) Advertising
____________ is the most important mineral in the human body. It has several important functions. More than 99% of total body calcium is stored in the ___________ and _____________ where it functions to support their structure. Some examples of foods that contain calcium are __________, ____________, and ______________.
What is it?
Why is it important?
Want or desire
Keeps you satisfied
Need for food
(cc) image by anemoneprojectors on Flickr
Keeps you alive
Hunger vs. Appetite
_____________ is a group of compounds that play an important role in ___________, bone growth, _____________, and cell division. Vitamin A helps regulate the ________________, which helps prevent or fight off infections by making ____________ blood cells that destroy harmful bacteria and viruses.
Vitamins Continued..
_______________ helps maintain healthy nerve cells and _________ blood cells. It is also needed to help make DNA, the genetic material in all cells.

______________ is also a highly effective antioxidant. Even in small amounts vitamin C can protect indispensable molecules in the body, such as ______________, _____________, _______________, and nucleic acids.
Vitamins Continued...
Go to your Nutrition Fact Sheet to learn more about Protein, Fats, and Carbohydrates.
Based off one serving size but, may be multiple servings
Physical activity is important for physical ____________, ________________ well-being, and achieving a healthy ______________. Physical activity may help you control your weight by using excess ______________ that would otherwise be stored as fat. Most ____________ and many _________________ you eat and drink contain calories, and everything you do, ____________ calories. This includes sleeping, breathing, digesting food, and of course, moving around. Balancing the calories you eat with the calories you use through __________________ may help you maintain your current weight.

Experts recommend at least ________ minutes of moderate intensity physical activity from ____ to ____ days a week. This amount of physical activity may reduce your risk for some chronic diseases.
Physical Activity
Based off one serving size but, may be multiple x's by calories
unit of energy ---- 30/90 X 100 = %
25-35 % of fat for teenagers ---- two types saturated and unsatured
Below 200, measure of fat in the bloodstream
salt, preservatives (canned) ---- 140 mg per serving 500mg per meal
supplies energy to the brain, turns into fat if not used --- stay below 300g a day
helps you go to the bathroom, removes cholesterol
quick and easy fuel for the body, use sparingly
1 gram per body pound daily, best thing for you
2000 calorie diet ---- 3000 cal. = 1 pound
___________ is defined as having a high amount of body fat. A person is considered obese if he or she has a _______________________ (BMI) of 30 or higher.

A person that is ______________ is known as being too heavy for one's height. It is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 25 up to 29. ______% of americans are now considered to be overweight. Overweight and obesity are known risk factors for ________________, heart disease, __________________, gall bladder disease, arthritis, breathing problems, and some forms of cancer. This is why it is extremely important to stop eating unhealthy foods before you develop a disease. The key to health is _________________.**
Physical Activity can be anything you want!
Guidelines for moderate to vigorous physical activity
3-5 days a week
at least 30 minutes
get into your target heart rate zone
Write this formula in the box!!!
Then, check what category you fall under...
Calculate your BMI!
Check you
LeBron James is 6 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs 265 pounds. What is LeBrons Body Mass Index? What category does he fall under?
Muscle weighs more than fat
Create "My Plate"
Must include no less then 7 foods for each main section and 3 foods for dairy
Draw, color, and label each food
My Plate Poster
50 points
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