Flashcards in CH. 1 Exam 1 Nutritients Deck (28):
What we choose to eat and put into our bodies, the food we eat contains nutrients?
Chemical Substances that provide the body with energy and all it needs to function?
___% body composed of what elements?
What are the 6 major nutrients?
The increase in portions sizes?
Portion Distortion, which has a direct effect with the rise in obesity
T/F Food Cravings can be either emotional or physiological. Everyone does not get food cravings but they are real
What is the single most craved food?
How long is masticated food stored in the stomach?
Where does most of the digestion/absorption take place?
The dentition crushes food with a force of about how many pounds?
What are solid organs?
Substance obtained from food and used by the body to promote growth, maintenance or repair?
Should be the proper food unit to eat.
When we ASSUME the food is placed in front of us is what we should eat?
Gastrointestinal tract (GI Tract) Hollow Organs includes what organs?
Digestion in what order?
Small intestines (Absorption of nutrients)
Large intestines (Solid waste excreted)
Protease breaks down?
T/F Chewing down food causes enzymes from the LIVER, PANCREAS, GALLBLADDER, and SMALL INTESTINES to be secreted and aid in digestion?
What plays a vital role in digestion?
What is first to be secreted in the digestion process? and what is it called?
Most digestion/absorption takes place in the small intestine, but specifically the?
What helps push the swallowed food into the esophagus which transport it on into the stomach?
Transit time for digestion from the mouth to elimination is how long?
24 hours to 3 weeks
The small intestine is divided into three sections?
T/F Nutrients enter the bloodstream through fingerlike projections called villi that are along the inner wall of the small intestine.