# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396656

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify nutrients essential for optimal health and wellness.

Definition

Identification should include

  • characteristics of nutritional status
  • carbohydrates
  • protein
  • fat
  • vitamins
  • minerals
  • water.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can the characteristics of good nutrition be described? Of poor nutrition?
  • What are the characteristics of carbohydrates, including their chemical composition, functions, food sources, requirements, classification, and deficiency/excessive disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of protein, including their chemical composition, functions, classification, food sources, requirements, and deficiency/excessive disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of fats, including their chemical composition, functions, classification, food sources, requirements, and deficiency/excessive disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of vitamins, including their chemical composition, food sources, functions, requirements, classification, and deficiency/excessive disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of minerals, including their chemical composition, food sources, functions, requirements, classification, and deficiency/excessive disorders?
  • What are the characteristics of water, including fluid compartments, mechanisms of transportation, normal water loss, functions, sources, requirements, and deficiency/excessive disorders?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

BIO.2

The student will investigate and understand the chemical and biochemical principles essential for life. Key concepts include
  1. water chemistry and its impact on life processes;
  2. the structure and function of macromolecules;
  3. the nature of enzymes; and
  4. the capture, storage, transformation, and flow of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.

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