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A nutrient is a chemical substance in food that helps maintain the body. You need over 50 nutrients, which can be divided into six groups . 5.01C What is a Nutrient?. Water Carbohydrates Lipids (Fats) Proteins Vitamins Minerals. 1. The Six Classifications of Nutrients. Water

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A nutrient is a chemical substance in food that helps maintain the body.

You need over 50 nutrients, which can be divided into six groups.

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  • Water
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids (Fats)
  • Proteins
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

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The Six Classifications of Nutrients
  • Water
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

Sugars

Starches

Cellulose

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These Nutrients Have Calories
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats

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Definition of a Calorie:
  • The unit used to measure the energy value of food.

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calories per gram
Calories per gram:
  • Protein 1 Gram = 4 calories
  • Carbohydrates 1 Gram = 4 calories
  • Fat 1 Gram = 9 calories

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Variables which affect nutrient needs:

1. Age

2. Gender

3. Activity Level

4. Climate

5. Health

6. State of nutrition

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key nutrient water

Key Nutrient: Water

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Function
  • Aids digestion and cell growth and maintenance
  • Facilitates chemical reactions
  • Lubricates joints and cells
  • Regulates body temperature

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Sources
  • Liquids
  • Food
  • Breakdown of energy nutrients

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key nutrient carbohydrates

Key Nutrient: Carbohydrates

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Function
  • Supplies the energy
  • Provides fiber
  • Help the body digest fats

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Sources
  • Sugars: honey, jam, molasses, candy, table sugar
  • Fiber: fruits, vegetables, whole grains
  • Starch: breads, cereals, pasta

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key nutrient fats

Key Nutrient: Fats

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Function
  • Supply energy
  • Carry fat-soluble vitamins
  • Insulate the body
  • Protect organs
  • Provide essential fatty acids

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Sources
  • Types of Fats
    • Saturated: dairy products, meats, lard, coconut and palm oils
    • Unsaturated: fish, nuts, vegetable oils

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cholesterol
Cholesterol
  • The fat-like substance in found in body cells. This substance clogs arteries.

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key nutrient proteins

Key Nutrient: Proteins

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Functions
  • Builds and repairs muscles and cell tissues
  • Helps the body make important substances
  • Regulates body processes
  • Supplies energy

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Sources
  • Complete proteins:
    • dairy products, eggs, fish, meat and poultry.
  • Incomplete proteins:
    • beans, grains and nuts.

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key nutrient vitamins

Key Nutrient: Vitamins

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Function

Vitamins are divided into two main groups.

  • Fat-soluble vitamins
    • dissolve in fats
    • are stored in fatty tissues of the body
  • Water-soluble vitamins
    • dissolve in water
    • are not stored in the body

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fat soluble vitamins
Fat-Soluble Vitamins

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Water-Soluble Vitamins

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key nutrient minerals

Key Nutrient: Minerals

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Minerals

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food for thought
Food For Thought

Avoid excesses of some vitamins and minerals.

To promote good nutrition and maintain good health:

  • Eat a variety of foods from the food guide pyramid.
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Daily exercise
  • Seek the advice of a physician or dietician before taking supplements

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