In this chapter you have learned how to:
- Identify the body parts that are involved in eating
- Explain the importance of a balanced diet for client’s information
- Explain how nutrient needs change depending on life changes
- Demonstrate safe food handling practices with considerations of client’s specific needs and limitations
We have reviewed the importance of nutrients to help build and repair the body, as well as the various nutrients the body needs to function. We covered how the body uses the nutrients for metabolism. We looked at the different diets for specific needs, diagnoses to maintain the body processes, and the proper handling of foods.