Flashcards in Basic Nutrition Deck (20):
The major source of energy of the body is_____.
CHO provide___ calories per 1 gram
Sucrose is a sugar found in _____ and____.
Fruits and vegetables
Is glycogen eaten in foods?
NO! It is a stored formed of glucose manufactured by the liver
What is glycogen?
A stored form Of glucose/energy
Lacoste is a sugar found in____.
When the body does not receive enough CHO it burns____ and_____.
Protein and fats
The most concentrated source of energy for the body is_____.
Fats provide__ calories per gram.
Fats carry vitamins _,_,_,and_.
The nutrient needed most for the growth and repair tissue____.
Protein( second best Vit C)
Protein provide____ calories per 1 gram
Vitamins and minerals provide energy for body.
False- they are necessary for the body's chemical reactions
Water is present in all body tissue
True (even bone)
Water accounts for ___ to___% of an adults total wt
50 to 60%
Name the four basic food groups
Milk & cheese; meat & legumes; vegetable & fruits; bread & cereal
Water accounts for____ to____ an infants total wt.
70 to 75%
An individual is overweight if they are___% above the ideal weight
An individual is obese if they weigh___% above the ideal weight