CP REC 12 nutrition unit:
Terms in this set (12)
3 important factors effecting BMR, what is it?
When you are doing nothing how many calories are you burning?
What is the importance of water?
Makes up 60-65% of total weight, provides moisture to living tissue, helps chemical reactions, moistens food, dilutes waste products.
Characteristics of fibre
It can not be fully digested, creates bulk in intestine carrying waste products, low fibre can equal colon cancer
Fat soluble vitamins
A D E K
More than 20% body fat equals obese.
Age and as we age we need fewer calories and lack of excerise.
Psychological factors, efficiency in digestive tract, hereditary/environment, BMR, water retention, proportions.
Comm based program
Eat carbs and snacks 2 days before, minimize fat and protein.
High carbs, avoid fatty foods
At the destination
Avoid tap water, use fruits and vegetables, pre packaged food, low in fat high protein, drink water and avoid alc.
Foods low in salt and rich in carbs.