Chapter 5 Choosing a Nutritious Diet by 60Lr1YGG

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									Chapter 5 Choosing a Nutritious Diet

Dietary Guidelines for Eating Right

The Food Guide Pyramid and MyPyramid

       Healthy Eating

Food Labels

The Three Functions of Food

       Providing Chemical Constituents

       Energy for Life

       Pleasures of Eating

The Seven Components of Food

       Proteins

       Carbohydrates

       Lipids (Fats)

       Vitamins

       Minerals

       Phytochemicals

       Water

Dietary Supplements

       Dietary Supplements as Food

       Dietary Supplements as Drugs

Food Additives

       Preservatives

       Artificial Sweeteners
Food Safety

Fast Food

Vegetarian Diets

How Nutrition Affects the Brain

Chapter 5 Appendix

       Playing with Pyramid Portions

       Sample Menus for a 2000 Calorie Food Pattern

       Tips for Eating Healthy When Eating Out

       MyPyramid Worksheet

Critical Thinking About Health

Health in Review

Health and Wellness Online

References

Suggested Readings

Recommended Web sites

								
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