II General Nutrition Principles

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Nutrients B. Effects of nutrition C. Dietary guidelines

  • (1) The student understands the role of nutrients in the body.
    • (A) classify nutrients, their functions, and food sources and compare the nutritive value of various foods
    • (B) assess the effects of nutritional intake on health, appearance, effective job performance, and personal life
    • (C) analyze and apply various dietary guidelines throughout the life cycle, including pregnancy, infancy, childhood, and late adulthood
    • (D) compare personal food intake to recommended dietary guidelines


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