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Lecture 10

Lecture 10

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Department
Geography
Course
GGR107H1
Professor
Joseph Leydon
Semester
Fall

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LECTURE 10November 17 2009 Nutrition and Health NutrientsCarbohydratesenergy and fiberFatsenergy source during periods of fastingProteinsprovide amino acids needed to build and maintain tissue Vitaminsorganic compounds that build tissue regulate body processes Mineralsinorganic materials that regulate fluids maintain bones and blood etcWatermaintains fluids NutritionMalUnderOverMala state of bad or poor nutrition that may be due to inadequate food intake imbalance of nutrients malabsorption of nutrients improper distribution of nutrients increased nutrient requirements increased nutrient loses or overnutritionUnderconsuming too few calories or too few nutrients Overconsuming too many calories andor nutrients Over nutrition and obesityThe prevalence of obesity is rising very rapidly on both developed and developing countries In Canada36 of adults overweight 23 of adults obese 18 of children
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