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By Brett Huemer And Leighton Thorne Computers 8

By Brett Huemer And Leighton Thorne Computers 8

 • 2 Types – Simple Carbohydrates • • White Sugar Lollipop quick but

• 2 Types – Simple Carbohydrates • • White Sugar Lollipop quick but short-term energy burst sugars that rapidly absorb into bloodstream – Complex Carbohydrate • • Grains Breads, Crackers, Pasta, And Rice Starchy foods that absorb slowly into bloodstream Longer lasting energy

 • • Body breaks them down into simple sugars Sugar is absorbed into

• • Body breaks them down into simple sugars Sugar is absorbed into bloodstream Sugar level rises and pancreas makes insulin Half our energy should come from Carbohydrates • Eating to much Carbohydrates leads to weight gain • Carbohydrates contain carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. • Grain foods are an easy way to meet your carbohydrate needs

 • 3 Types – Trans Fats • Margarine – Saturated Fats • Meat

• 3 Types – Trans Fats • Margarine – Saturated Fats • Meat and Animal Products – Unsaturated Fats • Plant foods and fish • Fruits and Vegetables have almost no fat • Fat is important part of healthy diet

 • Fat is a good source of energy • 90 grams for men,

• Fat is a good source of energy • 90 grams for men, 65 grams for women per day • Transport oxygen to every cell in body • Fats are the chemically active part of cell membranes • Eating too much fat raises blood cholerestol levels • The basis for every hormone, brain, and nervous system function • Fats fuel the body and help absorb some vitamins

 • Best Sources are beef, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products, nuts, seeds, and

• Best Sources are beef, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products, nuts, seeds, and legumes • Builds up, maintains, replaces tissues in body • Muscles, Organs, and Immune System made of mostly protein • Used to make hemoglobin • Used to build your heart • Builds, maintains, and replaces body tissue

 • • • Found in plants Keeps your digestive system healthy Lowers blood

• • • Found in plants Keeps your digestive system healthy Lowers blood cholesterol 25 – 38 grams of fibre per day Best sources are wheat bran and whole grain foods • Prevents constipation • Lowers risk of colon cancer and heart disease

 • Improve blood sugar in people with diabetes • 2 types – water

• Improve blood sugar in people with diabetes • 2 types – water soluble • soft fibre that dissolves in water • lower blood cholesterol • controls blood sugars – water insoluble • • does not dissolve in water prevents constipation keep the digestive system healthy lowers the risk of certain cancers

 • • There are 6 types of vitamins: Vitamin A helps improve your

• • There are 6 types of vitamins: Vitamin A helps improve your eyesight Vitamin B assists in generating energy Vitamin C supports the gum and muscles Vitamin D helps strengthen bones and teeth Vitamin E takes care of your lungs Vitamin K keeps the blood clotting proteins normal

 • • Food that have the vitamins in it: Vitamin A is in

• • Food that have the vitamins in it: Vitamin A is in carrots Vitamin B is in leafy green vegetables Vitamin C is in oranges Vitamin D is in milk Vitamin E is found in eggs Vitamin K is in turnip greens

 • • We require vitamins to live healthy lives Our bodies cannot produce

• • We require vitamins to live healthy lives Our bodies cannot produce vitamins Taking natural vitamins is good for body Vitamins are used for many things Vitamins prevent disease and sickness There are more vitamins in fresh food Canned food also has many vitamins

 • They’re 16 minerals needed in our diet • These include: sodium, potassium,

• They’re 16 minerals needed in our diet • These include: sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, phosphorus • Magnesium, sulphur, iron, zinc, iodide, selenium, copper • Fluoride, chromium, molybdenum, and manganese • These are classified in two groups: • Macro minerals- found in larger quantities • Trace minerals- found in smaller quantities

 • • Some foods containing iron are: Meat, tuna, eggs, beans, raisins, and

• • Some foods containing iron are: Meat, tuna, eggs, beans, raisins, and broccoli Some foods with potassium are: Bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, peanuts, lentils, and oranges • A few foods with zinc include: • Beef, pork, lamb, and peas • All these foods provide nutrition for us

 • • Minerals help you grow and stay healthy Your body uses minerals

• • Minerals help you grow and stay healthy Your body uses minerals to perform jobs Minerals help you maintain a normal heartbeat Everybody needs a trace of each mineral Everyone also needs larger amounts of minerals These minerals are needed each day Minerals also come in servings of fluids

 • • Our body is 50 -70% water Water is drank to balance

• • Our body is 50 -70% water Water is drank to balance our water level Water hydrates us, helping us perform jobs We’d survive longer without food than water We use water to: bath and cook Brush our teeth and grow plants Without water our lives would be difficult

Maybe now you know a bit more about the things you put in your

Maybe now you know a bit more about the things you put in your body and what they do! http: //kidshealth. org/kid/stay_healthy/food/minerals. html http: //kidshealth. org/kid/stay_healthy/food/vitamin. html http: //www. factsaboutvitamins. net/ http: //kidshealth. org/teen/food_fitness/nutrition/vitamins_minerals. html http: //www. diabetes. ca/about-diabetes/nutrition/fibre/ http: //kidshealth. org/kid/stay_healthy/food/fat. html http: //www. hsph. harvard. edu/nutritionsource/what-should-youeat/carbohydrates/ http: //caloriecount. about. com/protein-facts-nf 203