Flashcards in NUTRITION 101 Deck (26):
To keep a healthy weight, balance the calories from good with the calories burned in daily work and play
Two minerals known to influence blood pressure are _________ and __________
Sodium and Potassium
Brushing and flossing your teeth daily brightens your smile and studies show it may also help keep your heart healthy.
Breakfast eaters are less likely to be overweight and more likely to have higher nutrient intakes
The brain is fueled by _________and ___________
Glucose and Carbohydrates
A person may have a family history of heart disease or diabetes, but that doesn't meat that a person is destined to have the disease.
Osteoporosis is a common condition in older adults, especially in ________
Name five food groups
The guidelines are intended for ages two and older, including those at increased risk for chronic disease.
How often are they reviewed?
Every five years.
The goals of the USDA are
1. Easy to understand image.
2. Healthy lifestyle.
3. Reminder to eat healthy.
4. Visualize a meal.
My plate was created by the USDA to provide individuals with an easy to understand image that aims to empower individuals to make healthy decisions
Nutritional facts on a label are listed on the back and ingredients must be listed in order of
Most to least in food product.
Food allergies are
The bodies response to protein in a food.
A food intolerance are
Difficulty in digesting the food.
These types of foods provides energy nutrients
____________ is the body's preferred source of energy
____________ is the most concentrated source of energy.
A common myth is that eating sugar causes a person to be diabetic.
The word lipids refer to ___________ and ___________
Fats and Oils.
Types of fatty acids are ____________ and _______________.
Lacto ovo vegetarian.
Eat plant-based foods plus milk/dairy products and eggs.
Eat plant-based foods and milk/dairy products.
Do not eat any animal-based foods. That includes honey.
Some nutrient concerns of vegetarians are
Omega-3 fatty acids
Four factors that influence food choices