Nutrition and Health Worksheet Essay

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Nutrition and Health Worksheet

Use Ch. 1 of Contemporary Nutrition, Ch. 2 of Visualizing Nutrition, supplemental course materials, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources to answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be 75 to 100 words.

|What is nutrition? Why is nutrition essential to our daily lives? |
|Nutrition is the necessary supplements provide by food for humans ingestion, digestive system, absorption, metabolism, transport,|
|storage and excretion of those nutrients. Nutrients include environmental, psychological and behavioral aspects of the food and |
|eating. Nutrients are
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|What is undernutrition? What is overnutrition? |
|Overnutrtion is consuming way more nutrients by over eating these foods to way it is dangerous to a individual. All nutrition is |
|necessary for the body function but they can be harmful if too much is consumed. This is a danger especially if it is from fats |
|or carbohydrates. This is eating way more than the requirement or needed. |
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|Undernutrition is not eating enough nutritional food. This affects how the nutrients in the body are balance. This will allow |
|carbohydrates and fats to manifest first and acute. The body will begin to store |
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