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Chapter 8 Test objectives
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List the essential nutrients and describe the functions they perform in the body.
Protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, mineral and water are the essential nutrients. Protein, help in growth, repair muscles. Carbohydrate and Fats for energy. Vitamin promote specific chemical reactions. Mineral aid in growth body tissue. Water removes wastes.
Describes the guidelines that have been developed to help people choose a healthy diet, avoid nutritional deficiencies, and reduce their risk of diet-related chronic diseases.
AMDR is the acceptable macronutrient distribution range. Fat: 20-35%, Carbs: 45-65%, Protein: 10-35%
Describe nutritional guidelines for vegetarians and special population groups
Replace meat with different plant protein sources to obtain all 9 essential amino acids.
Explain how to use food labels and other consumer tools to make informed choices about food.
You are able to get the amount and percentage of all the macronutrients, and some information on vitamins and minerals.
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