I can snack on olives instead of reaching for chips or crackers and I can incorporate avocados into my salads or sandwiches. Cooking with olive oil will add a great flavor and get rid of all the saturated fats that come from butter. 2. Write a response (200 words minimum) to the question “What foods did you replace and why?” Make sure to include an explanation about why it is important to stay within the guidelines for fat intake and why healthy fats are beneficial. The foods I replaced were cheese, eggs and potatoes.
6. Footnote with daily values (DVS) the percent daily helps to recognize whether or not food is rich in nutrient. This is where the rule 5/20 comes in like if the food item you have only contains 5% DV than that food item is not beneficial for a human body be careful though certain nutrients. A food should only have ½ cup serving size but the serving size may be 21/2 servings when looking at calories it should show you the amount of energy that you will get from a single serving. The nutrients are what you will want to get the least like cholesterol, Trans fat, and fat.
A turkey and cheese sandwich would be divided into three categories: protein, carbs, and fat. The bread would be carbs, the turkey protein, and the cheese fat. This is how the process would go for each nutrient: Carbohydrates The digestion of carbohydrates starts in your mouth. Saliva contains the enzyme amylase. Amylase breaks down amylase and amylopectin (which are starches found commonly in foods such as pasta) and converts some of the starch maltose (a disaccharide.)
Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products. • Protein Foods - All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group. • Dairy - All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are considered part of this food group. Most Dairy Group choices should be fat-free or low-fat. Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group 2) Identify sources of essential nutrients • Carbohydrates - fruits, breads and grains, starchy vegetables and sugars • Protein – meat, fish, cheese, tofu, beans, lentils, yogurt, nuts, and seeds • Fat – omega-3-rich foods like fish, walnuts and vegetable-based oils • Vitamins –citrus fruits, strawberries and peppers • Minerals –bananas, potatoes and tomatoes.
That is a very good question Mr. Brown. I will start at the beginning and explain what cholesterol is so that you can have a clear understanding. Then we will review the results of your recent blood tests and I can clarify why it is important to monitor your cholesterol levels. Lastly, we will discuss a plan of care that will provide you with options on how best to manage your cholesterol levels including any lifestyle changes that can assist you in achieving optimal health. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is made in your body or can enter your body through the food that you eat.
The current national guideline shows an eat well plate which demonstrates what a healthy balanced diet should consist of (Image 1) this shows that a human should consume 33% fruit and vegetables, 33% bread, rice, potatoes pasta and other starchy foods, 15% milk and other dairy products, 12% meat, fish, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein and 7% foods and drinks that are high in fat or sugar. (Image 1) 2.2 Additional support and information relating to nutrition and hydration can be received from many forms. Other health care professionals such as nurses, dieticians, occupational therapist, doctors and speech therapists can help with information on the right guidance to nutrition and hydration. Also information can be received from the national government who run campaigns such as Change4Life and Be Food Smart can give lots of additional information on how to change eating habits and also on how to improve someone’s diet and
Part A Nutrition and Diet To stay healthy our body needs a diet of nutrients found within foods. Macronutrients Carbohydrates Split into simple sugar molecules and complex starch and fibre. Proteins These ensure body growth and repair. And found richly in meats, fish and dairy products. Fat This helps provide energy and supports the immune system.
Besides the fact that fats are the source of flavor to our food for many of us, fats are the main energy source for our body because a gram of fat obtains more energy than proteins and carbohydrates. A gram of fat contains of 9 calories while proteins and carbs contain only 4 calories per gram. Besides this, fat protects our organs, insulates us and keeps us warm, regulates our hormones. So, why do we want to cut eating foods that fat concentration is high on, despite the fact that fat is good for us? It is needed to be underlined that not all the fats are either good or bad.