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Lecture 2

KIN346 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Nutrient, Coeliac Disease, Grain

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Danny M Pinicero

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KIN 346
Human Nutrition
September 21
Canada’s Food Guide
- Canadian government has attempted to address healthy habits because obesity has gone
up, but has recently remained flat
- Health canada website
- Designed for general population
- Looks to simplify for those with no background in nutrition
- Reduces chronic diseases
- Portion sizes
- We will start talking about food groups
Diet Planning Guide
- Defines number of servings per day, not meals per day
- For examples, 7-10 servings per day of vegetables
- estimate s energy needs for adults
- Divides into PA levels and gender
- Very generalized
- Caloric intake
- Not precise for each individual
- 2000-2500 kcals/day is general range
Nutrition Label
- Attempts to tell consumers what they are buying and eating
- Defines serving size
- Everything under the food label is based off the serving size
- % is based off recommended levels which is based on a 2000 kcal/day diet
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