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  1. Nutrient • Chemical substances derived from food that provide energy, structure and elements needed for growth, maintenance and repair of the body

  2. Two Categories of Nutrients • Energy Yielding: Caloric Content • Non-Energy Yielding: No Calories

  3. kCalorie • A measurement of the amount of heat needed to raise 1 kg of water 1 degree C

  4. Energy Yielding Nutrients Carbohydrates: 4 Cal/gr

  5. Proteins: 4Cal/gr

  6. Lipids: 9 Cal/gr

  7. Non-Energy Yielding Nutrients • Vitamins

  8. Minerals

  9. Water

  10. Phytochemical • Non-nutrient compounds found in plants

  11. Diet ?

  12. What we eat

  13. Energy Balance • Energy input= energy output

  14. Diet Planning • Adequacy • Balance • kCalorie Balance • Nutrient Density • Moderation • Variety

  15. Helpful Guidelines • Dietary Reference Intakes: DRI • Estimated Average Requirement • Recommended Daily Average • Adequate Intakes • Tolerable Upper Intake

  16. My Plate • my plate

  17. Fun Comparisons • Food Pyramid

  18. And Again

  19. One Last Time

  20. Look Familiar

  21. Mortality Rates in US • FASTSTATS - Leading Causes of Death