Use ch. 1, 2, & 3 of visualizing nutrition, supplemental course

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Health and Nutrition Worksheet.

Submit the completed worksheet as a Microsoft® Word document attachment.


Health and Nutrition Worksheet


Use Ch. 1, 2,& 3 of Visualizing Nutrition, supplemental course materials, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources to answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be 75 to 100 words.


1.      What is nutrition? Why is nutrition essential to our daily lives?



2.      What is the connection between nutrition and health?



3.      What is the relationship between poor nutrition and disease?



4.      What does it mean to eat a balanced diet? Why is food choice important for good nutrition?



5.      Why is physical activity important to a person’s health? What changes, if any, should you make to ensure you get enough physical activity?



6.      What influences your food choices? Why?



7.      What is the difference between digesting protein and carbohydrates? Which would make you feel fuller longer? Why?



8.      How does today’s society affect our nutritional habits?



9.      How are nutrients used to produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP)?



10.  Consider your personal dietary habits. What are some modifications you might make to promote good health?




SCI 220 SCI220 SCI/220 Week 1 Individual Assignment Health and Nutrition Worksheet