The body's perfered major energy source. Broken up into two types; simple and complex. Found in found in bread, potatoes, rice and other wheat products.
Restores, maintians, builds, repairs soft and connective tissue. Found in meat, fish and cheese.
Provides energy for the body, insulates the body, there is good fat and bad fat.
Nutrients made up of large molecules that are required in large amounts.
Nutrients made up of small molecules that are required in small amounts.
A componant of food that is essential for effective function of the body.
Body Mass Index. Height to weight formula that is sometimes inaccurate.
Weight in kilograms
Height in m²
Basal Metabolic Rate. The amount of energy just to stay alive.
Recommended Daily Intake.
Food high in energy but usually contain high amounts of fat and sugar.
Units of energy in food that contains little nutrients.
Measurement of energy.
The complete state of well being(of the body) including physical, mental, social (P.M.S).
Increase in skills and abilities. Gradual, sequential (in sequance) changes. Predictable can tell what's going to happen next. Physical, interlectual, emotional, social (p.i.e.s)
The rate at whih our body processes energy.
Is found naturally in some foods. Is often added during processing. essentially sugar is a carbohydrate therefore a source of energy. Too much sugar can lead to weight gain and tooth decay.
You lose it when you sweat and cry. It is important in maintaining water balance and blood pressure. Most salt we eat comes from processed foods. Too much salt can lead to high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease.
when liquid oil/fat is turned into solid fat through a process called hydrogenation. Raises blood cholesterol levels.
There are two types poly and mono. It lowers blood cholesterol levels. It is the good fat. Poly can be found in omega 3/6
It raises blood cholesterol levels. It is the bad fat.
A change to your lifestyle and nutrition with the intention of weight loss or a healthier body.