TAMU NUTR 202 - Final Exam Study Guide (74 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide



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Final Exam Study Guide

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Pages:
74
Type:
Study Guide
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Nutr 202 - FUND OF HUMAN NUTR
Edition:
1

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NUTR 202 1nd Edition Final Exam Study Guide Lectures 1 24 CH1 Nutrients A substance in food that provides energy and structure to the body and regulates body processes Calories Unit by which energy is measured Food energy is measured in Calories or kilocalories 1000 calories 1 kcals Fortified foods Foods in which one or more essential nutrients have been added Milk vitamin D Flour and bread iron B Vitamins salt iodine ONLY ONES REGULATED Phytochemicals are found in plant based foods fruits vegetables grains and beans Functional Foods Provide health benefits and disease preventing properties beyond basic nutritional functions Nutrition is a science that is constantly evolving As new scientific information about nutrition and health are discovered and verified new nutritional principles and recommendations develop These nutrition principles and recommendations are based on information derived from a scientific process or method Epidemiology Observational studies Studies populations Disease trends and patterns Does not prove cause and effect Clinical intervention trials Done in humans control group and experimental group A variable is changed btw groups of people Compares one group receiving a treatment to another group that is not Laboratory experiments Animal studies Biochemical biological studies Very controlled The Dietary Reference Intakes DRIs Nutrients Needs numbers The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Broad Dietary Advice mostly for professionals MyPlate Help you implement DRIs and DGA mostly for the population The Nutrition Facts Contain the Daily Values can help you decide which foods to buy DRIs Recommendations for the amount of energy nutrients and other food components for Healthy Persons Appropriate for people of different gender stages of life Estimated Average Requirement EAR Average amount of a nutrient known to meet the needs of individuals in population Meets the needs of 50 of a population Used to assess adequacy of populations Recommended Dietary



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