The following terms below are used verbosely during the study.
Operational Terms The definitions of terms are based on observable characteristics and how it is used in the study.
1.) Bread – food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked.
2.) Diet- the kind and amount of food prescribed for a person to lose weight or control a medical condition.
3.) Healthy – the state of being free from physical disease or pain.
4.) Vegetables – a plant grown for an edible part that is usually eaten as part of a meal.
The definitions of terms are based on concepts or hypothetic ones, which are usually taken from the dictionary.
1.) Calorie – a quantity of food capable of producing such an amount of energy. 2.) Carbohydrate – a source of energy and include foods composed of starches and sugars. 3.) Fiber – The parts of grains, fruits, and vegetables that contain cellulose and are not digested by the body. Fiber helps the intestines absorb water, which increases the bulk of the stool and causes it to move more quickly through the colon.
4.) Nutrients- a food substance that provides energy or building material for the survival and growth of a living organism.
5.) Preservatives- a chemical compound that is added to foods to protect against decay or decomposition
6.) Vitamins – Any of various fat-soluble or water-soluble organic substances essential in minute amounts for normal growth and activity of the body and obtained naturally from plant and animal foods.
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