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Nutrition & Diet Therapy Final Review
Terms in this set (23)
Most digestion/absorption occurs in
Measurement for measuring amount of energy in food
How many calories a day should you cut from your diet to help you lose weight in a healthy way?
How many calories should you add to your diet if you are trying to gain weight in a healthy weight?
When a patients gastrointestinal tract is functioning but cannot consume food orally:
When a patient cannot tolerate nutrition delivery into the GI tract:
What kind of diet should a patient eat to reduce risk for hypertension?
Low salt (DASH)
Athletes can increase their stores of glycogen before an athletic event by:
Vitamin C is a
Water soluble vitamin
Carbohydrates, fats, proteins & water
Makes pancreatic juices to break down carbs, fats, protein
- produces insulin
Lipase - break down fat
Protease - break down protein
Amylase - break down carbs
What kind of diet should a patient eat to reduce risk for heart disease?
6 essential nutrients
Functions of nutrients in food:
1. Provide energy
2. Build tissue
3. Regulate metabolic processes
Basic Metabolic Rate
Amount of energy in form of energy body needs at risk.
Thermic effect of food:
How much energy it takes to digest/metabolize food.
Thermic effect of activity:
How much energy it takes to be active/us in (work muscles).
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