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Flashcards in Nutrition Deck (13):
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Social Determinants of Health

Economic Stability
Education
Social and Community Context
Neighborhood/Build Environment
Health and Health Care

2

Biology and Genetics

Age, Sex, Genes

3

Individual Behaviors

Diet, physical activity, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, hand washing

4

Determinants of health

2 biggest factors are social/economic factors and health behaviors

5

Social Determinants of Diet

Knowledge, skills, support, norms, food and agricultural policies, food assistance programs, economic pricing

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Physical Determinants of Diet

Access and availability
Where you eat influences diet

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Why is nutrition important

- associated with leading causes of death
- eating right can prevent morbidity and mortality
- facing obesity epidemic
- medical system in moving toward prevention

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Recommendations by NPS

1. Increase access to healthy and affordable foods
2. Implement organizational and programmatic nutrition standards and policies
3. Improve nutritional quality of food supply
4. Help people recognize and make healthy food and beverage choices
5. Support policies and programs that promote breastfeeding
6. Enhance food safety

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Healthy Eating Definition

Increase fruits and veggies
Decrease salt
Decrease saturated and trans fats
Decrease added sugar

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Environmental Impacts

Water consumed at unsustainable rates
Synthetic chemical pesticides
Soil erosion
Monocultures erode biodiversity

11

Conditions promoting antibiotic resistance

Failure of infection control
Exposure to antibiotics --> not optimal doses and inappropriate use
Stress Reaction

12

Food Miles or Food Types?

shifting less than 1 day per week's worth of calories from red meat and dairy to chick, fish, eggs, or veggies achieves more GHG reduction than buying all local food

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Benefits of local food

Environmental benefits
Health benefits
Economic benefits