Nutrition

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mind map is still a work in progress! key concepts for Human Nutrition (see linked mind maps within this mind map for more info on each topic)
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Nutrition
  1. macronutrients

    Annotations:

    •  Macro-nutrients are  'energy nutrients', those which provide us with energy
    1. carbohydrates

      Annotations:

      • see attached mind map for more info

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      1. proteins
        1. lipids (fats)

          Annotations:

          • see attached mind map for more info

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        2. micronutrients

          Annotations:

          • Non-energy yielding but provide many essential dietary components
          1. vitamins

            Annotations:

            • Vitamins are organic and can be broken down by heat, air, or acid. 
            • Vitamins are classified by solubility 
            • Vitamin means vital and that to become or be classified as an actual vitamin it has to have been demonstrated that these are essential to the diet. That you have to consume them through your food to prevent potentially a deficiency disease.
            1. fat soluble vitamins

              Annotations:

              • Fat soluble vitamins require fat in the diet for absorption
              1. vitamin A
                1. vitamin D
                  1. vitamin E
                    1. vitamin K
                      1. Choline
                      2. water soluble vitamins
                        1. vitamin C

                          Annotations:

                          • Also called ascorbic acid
                          1. the B vitamins

                            Annotations:

                            • thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, pantothenic acid, B6, folic acid, B12
                        2. minerals

                          Annotations:

                          • Minerals are inorganic and hold on to their chemical structure.
                          1. water

                            Annotations:

                            • see attached mind map for more info

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