Wk 1 Nutrition Worksheet

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University of Phoenix Material Nutrition and Health Worksheet Use Ch. 1 of Contemporary Nutrition, Ch. 2 of Visualizing Nutrition, supplemental course materials, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources to answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be 75 to 100 words. |What is nutrition? Why is nutrition essential to our daily lives? | | Nutrition is the science that links food to health and disease. It includes the processes by which the human organism ingests, | |digests, absorbs, transports, and excretes food substances. A appropriate dose of nutrition helps ensure we are prepared with all| |that we need to be active and productive on a daily basis. | | | |What is the connection between nutrition and health? | |The connection between nutrition and health is that with poor nutrition you will automatically jeopardize your health and with | |good nutrition increases their chances of staying healthy. | | | |What are the six classes of nutrients? What are essential nutrients? What are the sources of nutrients? What do nutrients do? | |The six classes of nutrients are carbohydrates, Lipids (mostly fats and oils), proteins, vitamins, minerals, water. Nutrients are| |essential for cell growth, maintenance and repair. Some of the sources of nutrients are the food we eat
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