Aim: What nutrients does our
Do Now: Write the Dietary
Guidelines your group made on
Monday on the board.
USDA Dietary Guidelines
Balance calorie intake
Maintain a healthy body weight
Keep physically active
Eat the right foods in the right amounts
If in doubt, toss it out
Adults who use alcohol should use it
only in moderation
The body’s first source of energy.
Two types of carbohydrates:
Fiber- an indigestible carb. necessary to
regulate the body.
Found in stringy veggies, or food with edible
The body’s second source for energy
The different fats (mono, poly) have to
do with the amount of hydrogen
Fat is needed for protection.
Found in meat and diary products (sat.
Found in fish, nuts, and vegetable oils
Body’s last source of energy
Made up of 20 amino acids, only 11 can
be produced in the body.
The remaining 9 are known as essential
Needed for cell growth
Especially pregnancy, infancy, and early
Compounds that help regulate body
Found in fruits and vegetables
Deficiencies can causes health problems
Scurvy, beriberi, and rickets
In US can cause poor regulation of
internal process and lack of energy
Needed for growth and maintenance of
Iron deficiency- anemia
Calcium deficiency- brittle bones
Too much phosphate (carbonation) can
50-75% of body weight
Assists in respiration and digestion
Too little can affect all of the body’s
8 glasses a day is recomm. to replace
the quart a day that is lost.