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People with food ___________ have an unusual sensitive immune system. Allergies
Substance produced by the body to attack foreign substance. ANTIBODIES
A factor that contributes to osteoporosis. hEREDITY
A disorder that prevents the body from producing insulin or from using the insulin that it produce. DIABETES
Iron is a necessary part of _____________ in red blood cells. HEMOGLOBIN
People with _______ disease cannot digest wheat protein. CELIAC
Heart _______ and stroke are common forms of cardiovascular disease. ATTACK
Type of people who do not have a problem with iron deficiency except in rare cases during teenage years. Males
One of the three primary factors of heart health. Lifestyle
It is essential in moving glucose from your bloodstream to your cells. Insulin
This causes digestive discomfort for people in ways that do not involve the immune system. Intolerances
Iron ___________ is a complex condition that is only detected until it reaches serious levels. deficiency
A bone disease in which there is a bone mass reduction through a loss of calcium. Osteoporosis
Environmental and lifestyle factors are estimated to cause of as many as 80% of ________ in the world. Cancers
A waxy substance that is produced primarily by the liver. Cholesterol
A common symptom of heart attack. NAusea
A common form of a cardiovascular disease. Stroke
A component in foods mostly found in dark green and deep yellow or orange vegetables and fruit. carotene
A state where rate of bone loss increases sharply for women. Menopause
A disease that is the number one cause of death among Canadian adults today. Cardiovascular

Lifestyle Diseases Crossword

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Two _________ and five vegetables. fruit
Food like spinach, carrots, and cauliflower. vegetables
Means that the disease runs in the family. heredity
Healthy choice for helping to reduce risk of lifestyle disease through movement. exercise
Lifestyle disease associated with glucose control. Diabetes
Lifestyle disease associated with the cardiovascular system. heart disease
Lifestyle disease associated with the digestive tract. bowel cancer
Lifestyle characteristic that involves how we fuel our body. Nutrition
Helps our body to recover over night. sleep
Unhealthy _______________ are the key cause of lifestyle diseases. behaviours
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with how old we are. age
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with whether we are male or female. gender
Disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth in the body. cancer
Blockage of blood flow to the brain. Stroke
__________________ plays a key part in the development of lung, mouth, and throat cancer. smoking
Diet, body weight, physical activity, sun exposure, and drug abuse are all _________________ risk factors. controllable
High blood pressure. hypertension
A fat like substance that occurs only in food of animal origin. cholesterol
Lack of sufficient amount of nutrient, which can often result in illness. deficiency
Chemical process that takes place in the cells after the body absorbs nutrients. metabolism
The body's process of breaking down food into simpler compounds for the body to use. digestion

Non-Communicable Diseases Crossword

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diseases non spread from person to person non-communicable
one of the ways non-communicable diseases can be spread heredity
a disease in which abnormal cells multiply & spread Cancer
substances that cause cancer carcinogens
one factor that can increase the risk of cancer unprotected exposure to the sun
one treatment for cancer is chemotherapy
a disease of the heart and blood vessels cardiovascular disease
a condition that results when the blood supply to the heart is blocked heart attack
a blockage of blood or break in a blood vessel that brings blood flow to the brain stroke
pressure of the blood against the artery walls blood pressure
another term for high blood pressure hypertension
a type of condition that lasts for a long time or keeps coming back chronic condition
when the body is unable to produce insulin type 1 diabetes
when the body is unable to use the insulin properly type 2 diabetes
a condition that causes seizures epilepsy
a chronic condition in which breathing becomes difficult asthma
a condition in which the body reacts to foods or other substances allergy

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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High blood pressure Hypertension
The study of how the body uses the nutrient in food Nutrition
Starches and fiber are often called _______ carbohydrates. Complex
A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency, which is characterized by porous, brittle bones. Osteoporosis
A vitamin that dissolves in fats and can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body. Fat soluble
A mineral, such as iron or iodine, that is needed in the diet in amounts of less than 10 milligrams per day is called a(n) _____ element. Trace
A condition resulting from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the bloodstream. Anemia
A nutrient required by the body to lubricate the joints and body cells and help regulate body temperature. Water
The bodily process of breaking food down into simpler compounds the body can use. Digestion
A disease of the nervous system resulting in a thiamin deficiency. Beriberi
A chemical chain that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Fatty acid

The Immune System Crossword

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The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

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Description

Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

Nutrition Label Facts Crossword

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First thing you should look at on a nutrition label. servingsize
%DV percentdailyvalue
The number of calories the average diet recommends consuming each day. 2500
The second item you should look at on a nutrition label. calories
The nutrient needed to increase bone strength and prevent the development of osteoporosis. calcium
The nutrient you need that helps with digestion. dietaryfiber
This vitamin carries oxygen to the blood and is checked when you donate blood with a finger-prick. iron
This vitamin helps your immune system and is often found in orange juice vitaminc
This nutrient should be limited with how much you intake. It is commonly found in salt. sodium
This nutrient should be monitored as it can cause heart attacks. cholesterol
On the example, what is the number of servings? eight
How many calories are in each serving on this nutrition label? 230
What is the total number of calories in the container? (calories x number of servings) 1840

Skeletal/Muscular System Crossword

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the inner framework made up of all the bones of the body Skeleton
a soft tissue inside the bone that produces blood cells bone marrow
specialized connective tissue composed of osteocytes forming the skeleton bone
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone cartilage
place where two or more bones meet joint
A group of genetic diseases. They're caused by defective genes that are passed from parent to child. Muscular Dystrophy
Very common congenital disorder that affects the posture, balance and motor functions. Physical tasks become difficult because of this disorder. Cerebral Palsy
Shoulder muscles help in rotating the shoulder as well as move the hand in front and back. Structural strength for this joint is due to tendons of these muscles. Rotator Cuff Tear
It's degenerative and inflammatory in nature. It affects systemic connective tissue causing weakness and muscle atrophy. Polymyositis
It's a common disease of the bones. Approximately 10 million Americans have the disease, with at least three times more Americans at risk of developing it. Osteoporosis

Heart Disease Crossword

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Are most heart diseases genetic? Mostly
most likely to accure in high or low blood pressure? high
most likely to have heart disease? women
main body organ? heart
a cause of heart disease? diabetes
something to quit while having heart problems? smoking
things that are stopping artery from working? clots
what does the heart pump? blood
what is the most important thing pumped throughout blood? oxygen
who to ring during an expected heart attack? emergency
the size of an adult human heart? fist
amount of deaths caused by heart attacks yearly in the United States? thousands
can increase the risk of heart disease? alcohol
main symptoms in females? lightheaded
symptoms? neausea
produces with fat count to clog artery? dairy
a symptoms of an heart attack? fatigue
people at risk? obese
forms of ways to prevent heart attack? exercise
another symptoms? chest-pains

Endocrine System Crossword

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Description

holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem