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Year 11 Nutrition

Nutrition overview for my year 11 health class. Adapted Prezi

Virginia Sadler

on 14 February 2012

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Transcript of Year 11 Nutrition

Understanding Nutrition 7 Essential Nutrients Fats Carbs Protein only these 3 provide calories per gram vitamins
Minerals Fibre
water Vegetarianism 9 4 4 Vegan Lactovegetarian Ovolactovegetarian semivegetarian Food Guide Pyramid An improvement? Definitions Calorie The amount of energy required
to raise the temperature of 1 litre
of water 1 degree Celsius Nutrient The stuff in food that your body needs Fats 25-30% of your total intake Saturated
Hydrogenated Proteins Carbs 10-15% of your total intake Vitamins Minerals Water Fiber Helps keep the body regular We are mostly water 6-10 glasses a day (8 oz.) most important! Reading Labels Look at how many grams This is one to watch out for
This can be deceptive for growth, repair of tissues, regulation of body
processes Cholesterol primary form of fat
found in the blood < 300mg/day Total = HDL + LDL -AVOID REFINED CARBS- old vs. new Other food issues Supplements food allergies Genetically modified foods Guidelines Aim for a healthy weight
60 min. of activity per day
The pyramid is there-use it
Eat a variety of grains
Get your 5-9 fruits and veggies
Keep food safe to eat
Keep cholesterol intake low
Don't drink your calories 5+ a day Red
Red Apples, Grapes,
Strawberrys, Tomatoes,
A Healthy Heart
Memory Function
Urinary tract health Blue / Purple
Blackberries, Blueberries, Plums, Purple Grape
Memory function
Healthy aging
Urinary tract health Brown / White
Bananas, Garlic, Ginger, Onions, Parsnips, Potato
A Healthy Heart Yellow / Orange
Butter nut squash, Carrots, Golden kiwi, Mandarins, Oranges, Pineapple, Swede, Sweetcorn
Vision Health
A Healthy Heart
Healthy Immune System Green
Broccoli, Celery, Cucumber, Green Grapes, Pears, Leeks, Lettuce, Zucchini
Vision Health
Strong bones and teeth 60% of your total intake
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