Nutrition Advanced

Household Arts

Level: 3

Requirements

  • Have the Nutrition Honor.
  • Read a book about Nutrition.
  • Do the following:
    • Keep a food diary on yourself for one week.
    • Calculate the total nutrients for each day of the following: calories, protein, iron, calcium, Vitamin A, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin and Vitamin C or Ascorbic Acid.
  • How does this compare with the Recommended Dietary Daily Allowance chart?
  • Explain why a high fiber diet is important and tell how this can be obtained.
  • Name three diseases due to malnutrition and describe the symptoms of each.
  • What are the symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency?
  • What advice would you give a person who decided to be a total vegetarian?
  • What is the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats? Which is the most healthful and why?
  • Why is it advisable to use less sugar in our diet and suggest ways in which this may be accomplished?
  • Using the book Counsels on Diet and Foods, write a paragraph on the benefits of a lacto‑ovo vegetarian diet.


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