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Nicholas LaVigne

Nutrition booklet


          

6 Types of Nutrients

Carbohydrates

Proteins

vitamins

minerals

water

Fat

How  much protein should we have a day?

 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body said by the DRI

What is it? 

It is a macro molecule used to build muscle mass

How can it hurt your body?

Protein can cause you osteoporosis

protein  

Fun fact!

 The word protein is derived from the Greek word 'proteios' which means "primary" or "in the lead"

How does protein help the body?

It is used to build and repair tissues

What is it?

A natural oily or greasy substance occurring in

How much should one have of this nutrient?

20-30% of your total calorie intake

Fat

How does it help the body?

It gives your body energy

How can it hurt the body?

Can give you obesity and can cause breathing issues 

What is it?

a group of organic compounds that are essential for normal growth

How much should one have of this nutrient?

25–100 micro grams

vitamin 

How does it help the body?

 They help shore up bones, heal wounds, and bolster your immune system

How can it hurt the body?

You can vitamin overdose

What is it?

Its in sugars, starch, and cellulose

How does it help the body?

Gives you energy 

Carbohydrates

How much should one have of this nutrient?

45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories

How can it hurt the body?

This would give you weight gain


How does it help the body?

Drinking Water helps Maintain the Balance of Body Fluids.

How much should one have of this nutrient?

 About 15.5 cups of fluids for men. About 11.5 cups of fluids a day for women

Water

How can it hurt the body?

It can cause the level of salt, or sodium, in your blood to drop too low.

What is it?

it is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.

How does it help the body?

Help your body grow, develop, and stay healthy.

How much should one have of this nutrient?

macro minerals which the body needs in large doses (macro minerals is one of the two minerals you need)

Minerals

What is it?

 Minerals are substances found in food that your body needs for growth and health

How can it hurt the body?

Too much vitamin C or zinc could cause nausea, diarrhea, and stomach cramps



What makes it healthy or unhealthy?

They have protein in them

Healthy- Planters Sunflower Kernels    

How much does each cost?

$1.58

22.00¢ / oz (Walmart)



-There is small words in the ingredients 

Healthy - Baked Lays Original

How much does it cost?


Sun Chips Original

What makes is healthy??

The low amount of sugar 

Why is it healthy?

Low amount of fat

How much is it?

$2.98

Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels

How much is it??

$3.99

Smartfood Reduced-Fat Popcorn

Why is it healthy??

It is low fat

Why are they healthy??

They have peanuts in them

Peanut M&M's

How much do they cost?

$3.33

How much are they?

Fig Newtons

Why is it healthy??

Has a lot of protein 

How much are they??

$2.98

Nature Valley Granola Bar, Oats & Honey

Why is it healthy??

It has a lot of whole grain oats in it 

Not the best snacks to get

How much are they??

$17.76

Drake's Apple Fruit Pie

Why are they unhealthy??

They have a lot of fat in them

How much are they??

$5.98

Austin Cheese Crackers with Cheddar Cheese

Why are they unhealthy?

They have a lot of bad ingredients 

How much are they??

$3.68

Pop-Tarts Frosted Strawberry

Why are they unhealthy??

They have a lot of sugar in them

How much are they??

A 2.125 oz. is $0.98

Doritos

Why is it unhealthy??

It has low protein 

How much are they??

$2.48

Skittles

Why is it unhealthy??

It has a lot of sugar

How much is it??

$2.88

Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers

Why is it unhealthy??

It has a lot Sodium 

How much are they??

$3.00

Ruffles Original

Why are they unhealthy?

it has a lot of calories 

How much is it??

$1.39


Twix

Why is it unhealthy??

Has a lot of sugar