Presentation: Nutrition

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Answer these questions about details from the lecture.  Use your notes from the lecture and be ready to answer these questions:

  1. Macronutrients provide _____ to our bodies.
    1. energy
    2. nutrition
    3. health
  2. Macronutrients include _____ .
    1. water and micronutrients.
    2. protein, carbohydrates and fat
    3. Carbohydrates and protein
  3.  Our bodies need micronutrients in _____ doses.
    1. large
    2. moderate
    3. small
  4. With regular exercise, our diets should be about _____ carbohydrates.
    1. 16%
    2. 60%
    3. 66%
  5. List 3 places you can find protein in food, according to the speaker.
    1. __________________
    2. __________________
    3. __________________
  6. Fat has several roles in our bodies.  They…
    1. help improve ____________________ development,
    2. protect vital organs, and
    3. assist vitamin absorption.
  7. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals.  List several examples of each that are mentioned by the speaker:
    1. Vitamins: _________________________________________________
    2. Minerals: _________________________________________________
  8. How can we have a healthy and balanced diet?
    1. Consume both macro- and micronutrients
    2. Eat many different colors of foods
    3. Both A and B are correct.


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