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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.
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.
- 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
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
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