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What is food?
Any solid or liquid substance which when taken by the body provides it with the necessary materails for it to grow.
What is food continued...
A substance when taken into the body helps it to replace worn our and damaged parts and to function properly.
Define nutrition.
Nutrition is food we eat whether liquid or solid and how the body uses it.
Define nutrition continued...
It is the taking in of food into the body, in order to make energy & give the materials for building up the body cells.
What are nutrients
Chemical substances found in food, which allows the body to function properly, eg protein, mineral, vitamins, fat, water & charbohydrates.
What is diet?
Foods that a person normally eat everyday. eg slimming diet, special diets or low fat diet.
What is a balanced diet?
A diet that provide the correct amounf of nutrients for the needs of an individual.
What is malnutrition?
An incorrect or unbalanced intake of nutrients.
What is metabolism?
The process by which food is digested and energy is supplied.
What is nutritional status?
This is your personal health condition which reflects your need for nutrients and use of them.
Name 5 factors which influence food choices.
Personal like and dislike.
Religion
Food availability (and varity on sale)
Food cost (financial)
Physical need ot the body. (eg diabetic)
Name 5 more factors which influenece food choices.
Time available to shop & prepare food,
Storage preparation and cooking facility
Preception of of food- senses and food.
Advertisements
smell
What are food groups?
Food groups are food that are put into specific groups based on their nutrient content.
How are the foods grouped within these groups?
They are grouped accourding to their main nutrient or the nutrient found in the larges amount.
What are the 6 food groups?
Staples, lugumes and nuts, dark green leafy, yellow vegetables
Fruits
food from animals
fats
What are the two types of staples?
Cereals and starchy fruits, roots & their products.
Give examples of cereals.
bread, flour, cornmeal, cooked and ready to eat cereal, macaroni, rice
Give examples of starchy fruits and their products.
banana, plantain, breadfurit, irish potatoe, dasheen,
Name some of the nutrients that are found in the starchy fruits and products.
carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and vitamins, and fibre.
What are some to the nutrients found in legumes and nuts?
Nutrients include:protein, carbohydrates, minerals, calcium, iron, fibre, Peans, beans and nuts.
Give examples of dark, green leafy vegetables and yellow vegetables.
pumkin, calalou, cabbage, carrot, lettuce etc.
Give examples of nutrients found in dark green leafy vegs and yellow vegs.
Nutrients include: vitamins A, C, B complex vitamins, minerals & fibre
Give examples of fruits and nutrients found in them.
mango, orange, apples, bananas etc.
Nutrients: carbohydrates, vitamins, C, A, B complex, minerals and fibre.
Give examples of food from animals.
egg, cheese, chicken, pork
Name some of the nurtrients we get from animals and their products.
calcium, protein, vitamins, A & D (kidney iron) & fat.
Give examples of fats.
butter, margarine, fat on meats, cooking oil, salts.
Name some to of the nutrients found in the fats
Nutrients in fats are: fat, vitamin E.
Give examples of dark, green leafy vegetables and yellow vegetables.
pumkin, calalou, cabbage, carrot, lettuce etc.
Give examples of nutrients found in dark green leafy vegs and yellow vegs.
Nutrients include: vitamins A, C, B complex vitamins, minerals & fibre
Give examples of fruits and nutrients found in them.
mango, orange, apples, bananas etc.
Nutrients: carbohydrates, vitamins, C, A, B complex, minerals and fibre.
Give examples of food from animals.
egg, cheese, chicken, pork
Name some of the nurtrients we get from animals and their products.
calcium, protein, vitamins, A & D (kidney iron) & fat.
Give examples of fats.
butter, margarine, fat on meats, cooking oil, salts.
Name some to of the nutrients found in the fats
Nutrients in fats are: fat, vitamin E.