Nutrition 1

  1. Five dimensions of health (1)
    Physical health- the efficiency of the body to function appropriately to maintain immunity to disease, and to meet daily energy requirements.
  2. Five dimensions of health (2)
    Intellectual health- The use of intellectual abilities to learn and to adapt to change ones environment.
  3. FIve dimensions of health (3)
    Emotional health- THe capacity to easily express or suppress emotions appropriately.
  4. Five dimensions of health (4)
    Social health- The ability to interact with people in an acceptable manner and to sustain relationships with family members, friends, and colleagues.
  5. FIve dimensions of health (5)
    Spiritual health- The cultural beliefs that give purpose to human existence.
  6. Wellness nutrition
    approaches food consumption as a positive way to nourish the body. Focuses on ways to organize our lives so we can more easily follow an eating pattern designed to enhance heath status.
  7. Disease prevention
    • Recognition of danger to health that could be reduced or alleviated through specific actions or changes in lifestyle behaviors.
    • Primary prevention: activities done to avoid the development of disease
    • Secondary prevention: Involves early detection; minimizes negative effects
    • Tertiary prevention: occurs after the disease has developed; goal is to minimize further complications
  8. Six categories of nutrients
    carbohydrates, proteins, lipids (fats), vitamins, minerals, and water.
  9. Energy yielding
    • only carbs, proteins, and lipids.
    • Carbs and proteins 4 kcal per gram
    • Lipids (fats) 9 kcal per gram
    • Alcohol 7 kcal per gram but not a nutrient
Card Set
Nutrition 1
exam 1