NUTRITION
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What is Diet? What you eat is YOUR DIET
  • cows eat grass = their diet is grass = herbivores

  • lions eat bokkies = their diet is meat = carnivores

  • We eat.....? = our diet is....... = omnivores



Balance


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Five Food Groups

Carbohydrates, ....Fats,... Proteins Vitamins, Minerals

[Water is NOT on this list]


Role of Each of the Groups:

Carbohydrates: Sugars, .......................Starches, ..............................Fibre (cellulose)
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Fats

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Protein
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Table of Vitamins
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Minerals: Fe, Mg, Ca, P, K, Na, Co, Se, I, Zn, Cu,

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The role of WaTeR in the body



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PHASES OF NUTRITION

Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, Assimilation -----> Cellular Respiration

  • Protein Synthesis
  • Fat Production
  • Tissue generation/regeneration

DEFAECATION


Indigestion !!!!

Questions
How much do we eat



When do we eat



What is the capacity of the stomach



How much of what we consume is defaecated


INGESTION
Is there benefit in using CLEAN HANDS to move food to the mouth

Are their dangers in MODERN CUTLERY

Food needs to reach the mouth.... Bite size pieces

HANDS MUST ALWAYS BE CLEAN to touch food to place into mouth

Teeth must cut off a piece of the food.

Temp. of food at ingestion

pH of food

SIMPLE DAILY EATING PLAN
1. Small meal to start the day

2. Slightly bigger meal for sustenance [these two can be interchanged - time constraints]

3. Biggest meal of the day.... solid, building materials n sustenance

4. Snack for sustenance

5. Small meal at end of day - pref. before 7 pm

6. Later snack - sustenance, not energy loaded.