Card Set Information
energy yielding nutrients
Five dimensions of health (1)
- the efficiency of the body to function appropriately to maintain immunity to disease, and to meet daily energy requirements.
Five dimensions of health (2)
Intellectual health- The use of intellectual abilities to learn and to adapt to change ones environment.
FIve dimensions of health (3)
Emotional health- THe capacity to easily express or suppress emotions appropriately.
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.
FIve dimensions of health (5)
Spiritual health- The cultural beliefs that give purpose to human existence.
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.
Recognition of danger to health that could be reduced or alleviated through specific actions or changes in lifestyle behaviors.
: activities done to avoid the development of disease
: Involves early detection; minimizes negative effects
: occurs after the disease has developed; goal is to minimize further complications
Six categories of nutrients
carbohydrates, proteins, lipids (fats), vitamins, minerals, and water.
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