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Transcript of Nutrition 101
Income, Food Prices and Convenience
Advertising and Media
Societal and Traditional aspects
Beliefs and Personal Values
Toxins in Food
Size in Food
Size Become Toxic
Dr. Engers Fernandez
... What you Assimilate...
the process of providing or obtaining the nutrient in food necessary for health and growth.
a substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life.
A mix of nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to maintain life and growth.
a substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms, in particular.
a substance required in trace amounts for the normal growth and development of living organisms.
organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues. They contain hydrogen and oxygen in the same ratio as water (2:1) and typically can be broken down to release energy in the animal body.
entirely of a large number of similar units bonded together
a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.
is the breaking down of food into smaller particles by
, so that it can more easily be processed by the digestive system.
Chemical digestion is the breaking down of food particles through chemical reactions.