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Flashcards in Basic Nutrition Deck (20):
1

The major source of energy of the body is_____.

CHO

2

CHO provide___ calories per 1 gram

Four

3

Sucrose is a sugar found in _____ and____.

Fruits and vegetables

4

Is glycogen eaten in foods?

NO! It is a stored formed of glucose manufactured by the liver

5

What is glycogen?

A stored form Of glucose/energy

6

Lacoste is a sugar found in____.

Milk

7

When the body does not receive enough CHO it burns____ and_____.

Protein and fats

8

The most concentrated source of energy for the body is_____.

Fats

9

Fats provide__ calories per gram.

Nine

10

Fats carry vitamins _,_,_,and_.

ADEK

11

The nutrient needed most for the growth and repair tissue____.

Protein( second best Vit C)

12

Protein provide____ calories per 1 gram

Four

13

Vitamins and minerals provide energy for body.

False- they are necessary for the body's chemical reactions

14

Water is present in all body tissue

True (even bone)

15

Water accounts for ___ to___% of an adults total wt

50 to 60%

16

Name the four basic food groups

Milk & cheese; meat & legumes; vegetable & fruits; bread & cereal

17

Water accounts for____ to____ an infants total wt.

70 to 75%

18

An individual is overweight if they are___% above the ideal weight

10%

19

An individual is obese if they weigh___% above the ideal weight

20%

20

Name the five essential nutrients.

CHO, Fats, Proteins,Vitamins, Minerals, Water