HUMAN NUTRITION Edmond Griffin SCI/220 05/29/2011 HUMAN NUTRITION The dietary intake that we had recorded for the first day provided for a healthful diet. Good nutrition is very important to do. Good healthful diets enable people to work productively and feel their very best very day. All food dairy or journal of consumed food will always allow an individual to truly understand which food group that may provide a good healthy fat content as well as minerals and vitamins. This is what was analysis of the food intake from day 1 the Nutrition policy and promotion (Dietary Guidelines for Americans).
Protein is needed in the diet for growth and repair of the body. Protein protects the body form infections and disease. Protein is also a good source of some vitamins and minerals. The best foods to be included in the diet to get protein into your body would be dairy products, meat, fish and eggs. Carbohydrates is needed in the diet for energy and warmth, once there is carbohydrates in the body it keep us going throughout the day.
Essential nutrients include substantial quantities of macronutrients; carbohydrates, protein, fats and water, plus small quantities of micronutrients, vitamins and minerals (Rolfes, Pinna, Whitney, 2009). Cheraskins studies have shown that an optimal diet is essential to optimum health, however his finding have also shown that even with an
Meal Plans for my Athlete Linnette M. Espinal Kaplan University NS425-01: Sports Nutrition Professor Jeanette Andrade May 20, 2014 Introduction The World Health Organization (WHO) defines nutrition and good nutrition as follows: “nutrition is the intake of food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs and good nutrition as an adequate, well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity for optimal health” (WHO, 2014, para.1). You might be wondering, why is this important to know? Whether you are an athlete or not, your daily routine depends on nutrition. How is that? Well, people need energy to accomplish everyday tasks; energy is needed for things such as waking up in the morning and brushing our teeth to walking
Trevor McNabb 11/19/12 8-3 Science From doing the nutrition project, I learned many things. I learned how many calories I should be consuming each day and what most of those calories should be. I also learned how much of what food group I should be consuming and what those foods were. I found out how much physical activity I should be getting each day and what activity levels there are. I think that it is important to take a look and keep track of what you eat because it could help you lead a more healthy diet.
Discuss the inter-relationship between diet and health/ill health Health is shaped by eating a balanced diet with the right combination and quantity of nutrients. Achieving optimum nutrition through a varied healthy balanced diet leads to health, wellbeing and normal development, but under- nutrition and over- nutrition can lead to serious health problems (Gibney, 2009, p. 4). Calories, macronutrients (in the form of carbohydrate, protein and fat) and micronutrients (in the form of vitamins and minerals) as well as fibre and water are essential components for a balanced diet. Nutrients are categorised into basic foodstuffs: bread, cereal rice and pasta: fruit and vegetables: dairy products: meat, fish and other sources of protein. A healthy balanced diet consists of sufficient quantities of each of these food groups in the correct proportions.
Mariah Richards Ms. Elser Assignment #8 December 10, 2012 Informative Speech Outline Specific purpose: To inform the audience about proper nutrition and how to eat healthy as well as how to have a balanced diet. Central Idea: Nutrition is essential for the body to function properly as well as keep you healthier throughout life. Credibility step: After doing much research on the internet about nutrition, I have been able to understand my topic more and make my audience aware of the importance of nutrition. Preview: I will be discussing how nutrition promotes a healthier body, how it helps you lose or maintain weight, and the types of foods you should eat in order to have a balanced diet. Main Points: I.)
Supplementary Vitamins and Minerals Are supplementary vitamins and minerals essential for body? Supplemental nutrition is a substance added to a diet in order to providing necessary nutrition and could be in different forms of medicine such as pills, liquids, powder or even can be injected through a vein. Although most dieticians believe body should take its necessary minerals and vitamins from natural sources, in some cases it is suggested by doctors to take supplementations in order to prevent or alleviate vitamin and mineral deficiencies. There is a debate between dieticians, whether supplementations are essential and helpful for body and completely without risk, and in which case, it would be recommended by doctors. Vitamins and minerals which can be supplied by variety of organic foods, water and sunlight are absolutely necessary for body.
Liver cells are reduced with age, without these cells it is hard for the body to carry out processes, which keeps the body healthy. Volume, structure and color changes within the liver aging process. Maintaining a healthy liver is vital for the body to maintain wellness. A healthy liver helps in releasing toxins, which may damage the body. Nutrition, exercise and eliminating substances will help maintain a healthy liver.
Evidently each priority area has been linked to poor nutrition and physical activity practices. As preventative action a healthy lifestyle can contribute to decreased risks of illness and disease. A healthy individual is associated with a balanced lifestyle, consisting of a balanced diet in conjunction with regular physical activity. However, not many Australian’s are aware of all the benefits a healthy lifestyle can provide in assisting the prevention and cure of the priority areas, cardiovascular health, cancer control, injury prevention and control, mental health, diabetes mellitus, asthma, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions. Thus action at both societal and individual levels should be implemented to better the nutrition and physical activity practices.