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Bio logically active derivatives of essential fatty acids include prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and prostacyclins. Linoleic Acid Linoleic acid is the parent of the omega-6 (or n-6) fatty acid family. One of the major derivatives of linoleic acid is arachidonic acid. Arachidonic acid serves as a primary structural component of the central nervous system. Most vegetable oils, meats, and human milk are good sources of linoleic acid. American diets tend to Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.

People eat foods for many different reasons. The most compelling reason is the requirement for calories (energy), nutrients, and other substances supplied by foods for growth and health. 1 Principles of human nutrition Principle #1 Food is a basic need of humans. Principle #2 Foods provide energy (calories), nutrients, and other substances needed for growth and health. Principle #3 Health problems related to nutrition originate within cells. Principle #4 Poor nutrition can result from both inadequate and excessive levels of nutrient intake.

Introduction Need to freshen up your knowledge of nutrition? Or, do you need to get up to speed on basic nutrition for the course? This chapter presents information about nutrition that paves the way to greater understanding of specific needs and benefits related to nutrition by lifecycle stage. Nutrition is an interdisciplinary science focused on the study of foods, nutrients, and other food constituents and health. The body Nutrients Chemical substances in foods of knowledge about nutrithat are used by the body for growth and tion is large and is growhealth.

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