Nutrition homework help

Assignment 1: 

Resource: Brochure Builder

 

Imagine that you are a nutritionist, and responsible for educating your customers on the importance of eating healthy. You notice many of your customers have been following a low-carb diet when they want to lose weight. You are concerned about their health and would like to provide them with more information on how their bodies use carbohydrates.

 

Create a 2-page pamphlet explaining carbohydrates to your customers. Include the following information:

  • Define carbohydrates and the basic function of sugars and starches in the body.
  • Describe the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates.
  • Describe how sugars are broken down and used in the body.
  • Discuss the benefits carbohydrates provide to the body.
  • Provide examples of foods that are considered healthy sources of carbohydrates.

Include information on one of the following disorders related to carbohydrates: lactose intolerance, diabetes, or hypoglycemia. Address the following:

  • Define this disorder.
  • Explain how it affects the body.
  • Provide some courses of action used to treat and manage the disorder.

Submit the brochure to your instructor.

Assignment 2: 

Access the American Heart Association website.

Review the various links on fats and oils found in “Fats and Oils” section.

Access the Nutrition.gov website.

Read the “MedlinePlus: Dietary Fiber” section.

Write a 350- to 700-word response in APA format answering the following questions:

  • According to the “Face the Fats” sections, what are the unhealthy and healthy fats?
  • Define saturated fatunsaturated fattrans-fatty acids, and hydrogenated fats. How are trans-fatty acids harmful?
  • What are some diseases associated with the type and amount of fat in the body?
  • What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?
  • What are some food sources of dietary fiber?
  • What are some benefits of a high-fiber diet?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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