Understand Your Fats and Fiber
| Access the American Heart Association web site located on your student page. Read the “Face the Fats: Fats 101” and “Face the Fats: Meet the Fats” sections. Access the Nutrition.gov web site located on your student page.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 bad fats, better fats, and best fats? Define saturated fat, unsaturated fat, trans-fatty acids, and hydrogenated fats. How are trans-fatty acids harmful?What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?What are some food sources of dietary fiber?What is the difference between soluble fiber and insoluble fiber?What are some benefits of a high-fiber diet?
| Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that completes the following:
Include a title slide.Include an introductory slide.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 a slide containing 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. * Include a definition, how it affects the body, and some courses of action used to treat and manage the disorder.
Include speaker notes in paragraph form that detail the implications of each slide. Include a reference slide with citations in APA format.Include clip art and a background image. Post your presentation as an attachment.
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