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Another name for vitamin A CAROTENE RETINOL
A complex carbohydrate that can't be completely digested FIBRE
Proteins are made up of chains of chemical building blocks called Amino Acids
Vitamin that is absorbed and transported by fat FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS
Teen boys average 2800 ________ each day CALORIES
Vitamins that dissolve in water and are not stored in large amounts in the body WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS
One of two of the most essential minerals your body needs CALCIUM
One of two of the most essential minerals your body needs IRON
Minerals are more prominent in DAIRY
3800 is how many ________ we know of MINERALS
The lowest average of minerals needed is TEN
The highest average of minerals needed is FIFTEEN
70% of the human body is made up of WATER
8 _____ of water a day is needed to stay healthy CUPS
1 pound of ____ is equal to 3500 calories FAT
Unsaturated fat can help lower this CHOLESTEROL
All ____ meat is high in saturated fat RED
Saturated fat is also nicknamed the ____ fat BAD
Too much __________ fat can raise your colesterol SATURATED
Trans fat is when ______ ____ (2 words) is made into solid fat LIQUID OIL
Too much trans fatty acids will _________ your cholesterol INCREASE
Not all the time, but sometimes fat can be _____ for you GOOD
If you are a 16 year old girl you should aim to have 6 servings of ______ products each day GRAIN
A 17 year old boy should have ______ servings of vegetables and fruits everyday EIGHT
A ________ woman should be sure to get a lot of iron PREGNANT

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Nutrients Review Crossword

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Help us survive and grow nutrients
Made up of sugars carbohydrates
Salt, iron, copper minerals
Good source of omega-3 salmon
"Forgotten nutrient" water
Water regulates body temperature through ___ perspiration
Water is necessary for chemical ___ reactions
Drink 2-3 ______ of water each day litres
A, D, E, K are fat-soluble ____ vitamins
Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated fats
A saturated fat butter
Cholesterol is not found in plants
"Good" fats lower risk of heart attack
Good source of fibre beans
Digestion breaks down proteins into amino acids
Amino acids from food essential
Builds, maintains, replaces tissue protein
Complex carbs/starches include ___ products grain
White sugar is a ______ carb simple
Fat-soluble vitamins are _____ in the body stored
Vitamin C and B vitamins are ___ water-soluble
Keeps you regular, lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar fibre
This fat raises blood cholesterol saturated
The "good" fat in avocados, olives, nuts monounsaturated
In baked goods, fried foods, processed foods trans fats

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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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It is a fat-like substance that is present in all body cells and is needed for many essential body processes Cholesterol
These are the nutrients that help the body grow, maintain, and repair cells and tissues Proteins
Sugar that occurs naturally in fruits Fructose
Provides heat and energy for the body Fat
It takes cholesterol from the liver, to wherever it is needed in the body LDL
This type of fiber increases the thickness of the stomach contents and has been shown to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
It picks up excess cholesterol and returns it to the lover, where it does not harm the body. HDL
Sugar that occurs naturally in milk Lactose
These are the main source and the most easily digested source of energy. Carbohydrates
Sugar that occurs naturally in grains Maltose
This type of fiber absorbs water like a sponge Insoluble
The substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of your body Hemoglobin
These are the main source of carbohydrates Plants
These carbohydrates are quickly broken down into a usable from by the body Simple
Sugar that are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods Sucrose
These are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates joined together Complex
This comes from plant sources such as: Vegetables, Fruit, Grain Products and Legumes Fiber
As with naturally occurring sugars, these bring other nutrients with them, providing good food value Starches
This type of fat inreases LDL cholesterol and is also known as bad fats Saturated
This type of fat found when vegetable oils are partially hydrogenated Trans
This type of iron is found in animal sources, and is highly available for absorption. Heme Iron
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non heme Iron
This is the condition that results when a person does not get enough iron. Anemia
The cholesterol that circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings Lipoproteins
Proteins that are made up of chains chemical building blocks Amino acids

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VITAMINS AND MINERALS Crossword

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Vitamin A can be found in vegetables and fruits that are this color orange
When you spend time outside in the sunshine, your body makes Vitamin D
Vitamins are Fat Soluble A D E K
Type of vitamins that needs to be taken daily because they regularly gets flushed out water soluble
Fat soluble vitamin that is an antioxidant and good for your skin Vitamin E
This vitamin is good for your immune system and found in citrus fruits Vitamin C
_____________________ - flav is usually add back into bread & grain products Riboflavin
Pregnant women need this before an during pregnancy Folate
Only found in Animal Foods Vitamin B12
Makes up 60% of your body Water
Dangerous for kids because they can easily overdose Caffeine
Found in milk, a mineral good for bones Calcium
Many Americans get much more of this than they need Sodium
Found in Bananas, an important electrolyte Potassium
Deficiency in this is called anemia Iron
Vegans are at risk for being low in iron and vitamin B12
Trace Mineral that has 100 functions in the human body zinc
Needed in very small amounts but very important Trace minerals

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Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword

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amount of food that is customarily eaten. Servings Size
total number of servings Servings Per Container
"energy" supplied from all sources of food Calories
fat's contributuin to the total number of calories Calories from fat
shows how much of a nutrient is in one serving of the food daily value
waxy, fat like substance produced primarily by the liver cholesterol
a type of carbohydrate found in plant food dietary fiber
found in higher portions in plnts and seafood and are usually liquid at room temperature monounsaturated fat
found in higher portions in plant and seafood and are usaully liquid at room temperature polyunsaturated fat
one of the three macronutrients in food that provides calories or "energy" protein
found in higher portions in animal products and is usually solid at room temperature saturated fat
a mineral and one of the chemicalelements found in salt sodium
provide a sweet taste with fewer calories sugar alcohols
smallest and simplest type of carbohydrate. Are easily digested and absorbed by the body sugars
found primarily in plant food; one of the three macronutrients in food that provide calories or "energy" total carbohydrate
unsaturated fat and is not essential in the diet trans fat
organic substances made by plants and animals vitamins
inorganic substances that are not made by living things minerals

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FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

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MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY CARBOHYDRATES
THE MAIN SOURCE OF CARBOHYDRATES PLANTS
ALSO CALLED A SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES SUGARS
SUGARS FOUND IN FRUITS FRUCTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN GRAINS MALTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN MILK LACTOSE
EXTRACTED FROM PLANTS TO SWEETENED FOODS SUCROSE
MADE UP OF LARGE MOLECULES OF SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
FORM OF CARBOHYDRATES THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE THE BODY WITH ENERGY FIBER
FIBER WILL DISSOLVE IN WATER SOLUBLE FIBER
FIBER WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN WATER INSOLUBLE
THIS BULK HELPS TO MOE FOOD THROUGH THE LARGE INTESTINE, PROMOTING REGULAR____ BOWEL MOVEMENTS
HELP THE BODY GROW, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR CELLS AND TISSUES PROTEIN
PROTEIN ALSO PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN REGULATING THE BODY IMMUNE SYSTEM
CAN BE FOUND IN LEGUMES, SOME VEGETABLES AND GRAINS STARCHES
FAT-LIKE SUBTANCE THAT IS PRESENT IN ALL BODY CELLS CHOLESTREROL
CHOLESTEROL CIRCULATES IN THE BLOODSTREAM IN CHEMICAL GROUPINGS CALLED? LIPOPROTEINS
LOWER LDL CHOLESTEROL, INCREASE HDL CHOLESTEROL POLYUNSATURATED FAT
INCREASE LDL CHOLESTEROL SATURATED FAT
FOUND WHEN VEGETABLE OILS ARE PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED TRANS FAT
PEANUTS OIL, CANOLA OIL, OLIVE OIL MONOUNSATURATED FATS
CONDITION THAT RESULTS WHEN A PERSON DOES NOT GET ENOUGH IRON ANEMIA
NEEDS IRON FOR BODY TI BUILD WHAT? HEMOGLOBIN
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN BEEF LIVER, AND FORK LIVER HEME-IRON
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN CANNED BEANS NON-HEME IRON

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Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

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To include more fruits and veggies in your diet, when would be the ideal meal to eat them during to encourage such a habit? Breakfast
These are great sources of energy in fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates
Sources of this can be added to fruit and vegetable snacks to make them even more nutritious and delicious Protein
Try different vegetables, because our bodies like ___. Variety
______ are nutrients in food that the body uses to build cell membranes, nerve tissue (like the brain), and hormones. Lipids
The body uses ___ as fuel. Fat
What is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body? Calorie
Light (lite) and _______-fat foods may still be high in fat. Reduced
What is the requirement for a food to be labeled light (lite)? Have 50% less fat or _______ fewer calories per serving Onethird
One of the most harmful fats: s_____. Saturated
One of the most harmful fats: t_____. Trans
Trans and saturated fats can cause what? Heartdisease
Unsaturated fats are ____ at room temperature. Liquid
One type of unsaturated fat: p_________. Polyunsaturated
One type of unsaturated fat: m_________. Monounsaturated

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nutrition basics Crossword

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main source of energy carbohydrates
simple carbohydrates are also called sugars
about 1/5 of your body's total weight is made up of proteins
proteins also help in fighting diseases because they are part of the immune system
provides heat and energy for the body fat
these are the "bad" fats trans fats
these are considered the "good" fats unsaturated
what kind of carbohydrates should we eat more complex
read this to know the amount of and type of fat you get in a serving labels
at room temperature, fats from animal sources are usually solid
is not a fat cholesterol
cholesterol circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings called lipoproteins
iron found in animal sources Heme iron
what is the source of non-heme iron plant
other sugars are called refined sugars
found mainly in sugar cane sucrose
a carbohydrate that does not provide the body with energy fiber
this type of fiber would dissolve in water soluble
insoluble fiber promotes bowel movement
avoid foods that are processed
starches can be found in some vegetables
eating foods high in refined sugars is referred to as eating empty calories
sugars that occur mainly in fruits Fructose
lactose is sugars found in milk
sugars that are found mainly in grains maltose

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Nutrients for Wellness Crossword

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Has two types, simple and complex and is the body's main energy source Carbohydrates
The parts of fruit, vegetables, grains and beans that your body cannot digest; and passes through the digestive system. Fiber
Made of sugar molecules, and remain separate; they include fruits, many vegetables, milk, and milk products. Simple Carbohydrates
Sugar molecules that join together to form long chains; also called starches. Complex Carbohydrates
Nutrients your body uses to build, repair and maintain cells and tissues; made up of amino acids Proteins
These promote healthy skin, normal cell growth and they carry vitamins A, D, E and K to wherever they are needed in your body. Fats
Fats that are solid at room temperature (things like butter, cheese and fatty meats); eating too much of these can increase your risk of heart disease. Saturated fats
Fats that remain liquid at room temperature, and come mainly from plant foods such as olive oil, nuts and avacados. Unsaturated Fats
A fatty substance found in the blood, there are two types - LDL and HDL. Cholesterol
Bad cholesterol which collects on the walls of arteries and forms a thick, hard substance called plaque. LDL
This type of Cholesterol helps remove LDL from the arteries so it can be disposed of in the liver. HDL
Substances that help your body fight infections and use other nutrients, among other jobs Vitamins
Elements that help form healthy bones and teeth, and regulate certain body processes Minerals
Promotes healthy skin and normal vision Vitamin A
Needed for a healthy nervous system; help in energy production B Vitamins
Needed for healthy teeth, gums, and bones; helps heal wounds and fight infection Vitamin C
Promotes strong bones and teeth and the absorption of calcium Vitamin D
Helps blood clot Vitamin K
Needed to build and maintain strong bones and teeth Calcium
Promotes strong bones and teeth; prevents tooth decay Fluoride
Needed for hemoglobin in red blood cells Iron
Helps regulate fluid balance in tissues; promotes proper nerve function Potassium
Helps heal wounds; needed for cell reproduction Zinc
Helps you digest and absorb food, it regulates body temperature and blood circulation, and it carries nutrients and oxygen to cells; also removes toxins and other wastes, cushions joints, and protects tissues and organs from shock and damage Water
Can cause problems like fatigue, confusion and inability to focus. Dehydration

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Nutrition Chapter 8 Crossword

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Substances that the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair body tissues, obtain energy. Nutrients
A chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy. Metabolism
Energy measured in units. Calories
Nutrients made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Carbohydrates
A type of complex carbohydrate that is found in plants. Fiber
Supplies the body with energy, forms your cells, maintain body temperature. Fat
A waxy, fatlike substance found only in animal products. Cholesterol
They play a large role in the growth and repair of your body's tissues. Proteins
Helps the body with various processes, including the use of other nutrients. vitamins
Help protect healthy cells from the damage caused by the normal aging process. Antioxidants
Occur naturally in rocks and soil. Minerals
Your body is about 65% made up of this nutrient. Water
The process of maintaining a steady state inside your body. Homeostasis
These are contained water that regulate many processes in your cells. Electrolytes
A serious reduction in the body's water content. Dehydration
The proteins in your body are made up of these. Amino acids
A condition in which the red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin. Anemia
Are solid at room temperature. Saturated fats
Are liquid at room temperature. Unsaturated fats
Helps maintain water balance; nerve function. Sodium

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Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

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This is not a fat Cholesterol
By eating too much fat, you can get this Heart Disease
Part of a system in your body Proteins
This is one of the 2 types of proteins Incomplete
Fat acts as a ___________ Cushion
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood Hemoglobin
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non-heme-iron
A food containing heme iron Sardines
One iron absorption inhibitor Soy
This is one type of lipoprotein Low-density
This is one type of bad fat Saturated
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this Anemia
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health Good
Starches can be found in this Vegetables
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
This fiber absorbs water like a rake Insoluble
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this Energy
Sugars found in fruits are called _______ Fructose
Sugars found in milk are called __________ Lactose
Main source of carbohydrates is__________ Plants
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______ Sugar cane
Proteins are used to make______ Antibodies
One of the animal sources of protein are Seafood
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins Amino-acids
Fat helps form coverings around this Nerves

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