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Studying for Nutrition 101 - Summary
Study these nutrition flashcards to strengthen your knowledge of fundamental nutrition definitions and concepts. These flashcard sets cover essential information related to nutrition, digestion, and healthy eating. You can access these learning tools on any Internet-connected device and study them whenever it fits your schedule. Some of the concepts you can expect to review include:
- Digestive system anatomy
- Metabolism and cell anatomy
- Nutrition risks and eating disorders
- Planning a healthy diet
- Lipids, protein and carbohydrates
- Toxicity and mineral deficiency
- Digestion, absorption and transport
- Vitamins and minerals
- Nutrition fundamentals
- Water and physical fitness
- Energy needs and weight management
How They Work
Flashcards are effective study tools that can help you efficiently memorize nutrition concepts through the act of repetition. As you work through these flashcard sets, keep track of definitions you already know and spend more time repeating difficult flashcards.
- Open a flashcard set for the nutrition topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word or concept on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the nutrition flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Nutrition Overview Flashcards
Use these flashcards to get an overview of the important nutrients involved in nutrition and sources for nutritional information. You can also focus on the parts of a nutritional assessment.
Healthy Diet Planning Flashcards
Working with these flashcards makes it easy to review the process for planning a healthy diet. You can focus on food groups and go over the information found on nutritional labels.
Carbohydrates in Nutrition Flashcards
Review the nutritional functions of carbohydrates by checking out the flashcards in this set. You can focus on the different kinds of carbohydrates we need in our diets as well as some health issues associated with these molecules.
Lipids in Nutrition Flashcards
You'll be able to go over the nutritional functions of lipids by checking out the flashcards in this set. Types of lipids and their uses in the human body will be reviewed.
Protein in Nutrition Flashcards
Use these flashcards to review the role of protein in proper nutrition. You can focus on topics like amino acids, your body's nitrogen balance and problems associated with consuming improper amounts of protein.
Minerals in Nutrition Flashcards
These flashcards can provide you with the opportunity to focus on the nutritional purpose of minerals. You can complete this set to review both macrominerals and trace minerals.
Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity Flashcards
You can use this set of flashcards to review the effects of mineral toxicity and deficiency on the human body. The importance of these minerals to the body will be considered as well.
Nutrition & Vitamins Flashcards
Get familiar with the nutritional benefits of the 13 vitamins humans need with these flashcards. You'll have cards that address both fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins.
Anatomy of the Digestive System Flashcards
Access this set of flashcards when you're ready to go over the organs that make up the anatomy of the human digestive system. You'll also have the opportunity to focus on digestive processes and some enzymes.
Nutrient Digestion, Absorption & Transport Flashcards
Review the ways your body digests, absorbs and transports nutrients with this set of flashcards. These cards cover information about the digestion of lipids, proteins and carbohydrates.
Cell Anatomy & Metabolism Flashcards
Accessing these flashcards can help you go over the anatomy of a cell and the processes involved in cellular metabolism. You can focus on cellular structures and their metabolic functions.
Weight Management & Energy Needs Flashcards
Give these flashcards a look when you're ready to go over your body's energy needs. These cards also offer you the chance to review information about weight management.
Eating Disorders & Nutrition Risks Flashcards
You can use these flashcards to review the risks associated with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and more. Characteristics of these disorders and risk factors will also be considered.
Physical Fitness & Water in Nutrition Flashcards
Accessing this set of flashcards can allow you to review the nutritional importance of water and fitness. You'll be able to go over the nutritional needs of athletes and the dangers of dehydration.
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Other chapters within the Nutrition 101: Science of Nutrition course
- Introduction to Nutrition
- Healthy Diet Planning
- Role of Carbohydrates in Nutrition
- Role of Lipids in Nutrition
- Protein's Role in Nutrition
- Role of Water in Nutrition
- Minerals in Nutrition
- Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity
- How Vitamins Support Nutrition
- Anatomy of the Digestive System
- Nutrient Digestion, Absorption & Transport
- Cell Anatomy & Metabolism
- Weight Management & Energy Needs
- Eating Disorders: Risk to Nutrition
- Physical Activity & Nutrition