Vitamins And Minerals/Micronutrients
Vitamins And Minerals/Micronutrients And Energy
1. (5 ) You have just returned from the Farmers Market. How will
you store and prepare your foods to maintain micronutrient value.
You purchased a bag of leafy greens, red and yellow peppers, and
fresh green beans. You also bought a glass bottle of organic milk
from the local dairy farmer. Outline strategies to minimize loss of
2. (5 ) If you were going on a trip and could only take 6 food items
with you, which ones would you choose to make sure you met
your B Vitamin needs?
To answer this…Identify which B vitamins are supplied by each of
the 6 foods…there will be overlaps. (There are 8 of them and the
book outlines food sources of each.)
Do you think you currently meet all of your Vit. B requirements?
Chapter 9 Water and Electrolytes
1. (3) Most of us do not meet our Adequate Intake (AI) levels for
potassium (4.7 gms for adults) and we exceed them for sodium
(1.5 gms for adults). The Dietary Guidelines recommend not
exceeding 2.3 gms (2300 mgs) of sodium.