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Required to help your intestines work properly FIBRE
Eating too much unhealthy food can result in high blood __________ PRESSURE
Used in the body as an energy source CARBOHYDRATES
Pasta is a type of __________ Grain
Poor eating and lifestyle habits cause insulin resistance. This causes _______ DIABETES
Soft drink is high in ________ SUGAR
A poor diet can cause energy for a _______ period of time SMALL
These are required for healthy teeth, muscles, bones etc..... MINERALSALTS
What percentage of Australian children are obese? TWENTYFIVE
_______ provide a source of energy and contain soluble vitamins FATS
It is recommended you have 2 serves of these per day FRUIT
It is recommended you have 5 serves of these per day VEGETABLES
How many regular glasses of water should you have per day? EIGHT
Sometimes a poor diet can affect how long you do this for in class CONCENTRATE
Red meat is known for giving your body this IRON
Section in the food pyramid that contains meat, fish, nuts PROTEIN
Eating too much sugary foods can result in tooth ________ DECAY
Milk, yoghurt, cheese DAIRY
Required in small amounts of quantities to keep you healthy VITAMINS
Too high cholesterol could result in ________ disease HEART

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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 Crossword

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A substance like starch or sugar that is rich in energy Carbohydrates
Found in foods they our body needs for it to work properly Vitamins
Lack of insulin, resistance to insulin or high blood sugar Diabetes
Overweight Obesity
Obsessive desire to lose weight Anorexia
A fat that contains saturated fatty acids Saturated fats
Naturally occurring inorganic salts Mineral salts
Produced without the use of chemical fertiliser Organic
High in fibre and contains seeds Fruit
High in saturated fat Vegetable oil
A compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues Cholesterol
Healthy eating guide Food pyramid
Caused by bacteria and food in the teeth Tooth decay
Found in foods like meat, eggs and milk, important part of the human diet Proteins
Part of plant such as carrot, potato or cabbage Vegetables
Provides nourishment important for growth Nutrients
Being free from illness or injuries Health
A substance absorbed to maintain growth Food
Contains carbohydrates, vitamins, fibre ect. Balanced diet
Necessary for the trasportation of oxygen Iron

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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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main source of energy Carbohydrates
sugar the occurs naturally in fruits fructose
that occur naturally in grains Maltose
that occur naturally in milk lactose
complex carbohydrates are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates
the main source of carbohydrates is plants
are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods refined sugars
eating foods that are high in refined sugars empty calories
in the form of rice,paste,and bread products grains
such as peas and lentils legumes
consuming large amount of these foods can lead to weight gain
that leads to sugar highs and lows energy level
proteins are made of chains of chemical building blocks amino acids
helps form the protective coverings around nerves
around vital organs such as the heart and liver cushion
your body needs iron to build hemoglobin
there are types of proteins complete and incomplete
complex carbohydrates are broken down into two subcategories starches and fiber
such as potatoes and corns that can be found in starches vegetables
fiber consist of plant material non-digestible
there are two kinds of dietary soluble and insoluble
this bulk helps to move food through the large intestine,promoting regular bowel movement
that provides for the body heat and energy
that promotes healthy and normal cell growth skin
carries vitamins A,D,E and K in the body fat-soluble vitamins

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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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MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

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The number of MyPlate food groups. Five
Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are all good sources of dietary ___________. Fiber
______________ is a good source of heart healthy fats. Seafood
Finding ways to reduce food _____ can help to save nutrients and money. waste
Regular soft drinks, candies, cookies and other desserts are often high in _______________ sugars. Added
Atleast half of the grains eaten daily should be _____________ grains. Whole
_______________ from plant sources are healthier than solid fats. Oils
______________, also called beans and peas, are high in nutrients. Legumes
This food group is a good source of calcium. dairy
A variety of different colored fruits and _______________ are recommended daily. Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables provide nutrients, like vitamins and ________________. Minerals
MyPlate recommends that fruits and veggies make up ____________ of the plate. Half
Nuts and ___________ are part of the protein group. Seeds
Looking at __________ on the Nutrition Facts label will tell you how much salt per serving a food contains. Sodium
Drinking ___________ instead of sugar-sweetened beverages is one way to reduce added sugars. Water
Whole _________ are recommended more often instead of 100% juice. Fruits
A ___________ eating style is recommended for everyone. healthy
Eating a ______________ of food is important. Variety
________________ can help you develop a healthy eating style. MyPlate
Children and adults should be physically ________________ on a daily basis. Active

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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

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Healthy Eating Crossword

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gala or granny smith apple
1 of your 5 a day fruit
they grow in the ground vegetables
fruit and ..... fibre
running, sport and walking etc exercise
they are orange carrots
you drink it water
eating your fruit and veg will make you this healthy
starches found in fruit and veg carbohydrates
found in meat, fish and eggs protein
colour of vegetables green
eating healthily diet

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Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

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Nutrition Crossword

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Provides your body with heat and energy. Carbohydrates
A natural substance that is found in foods that helps your body to be healthy Vitamins
A substance found in food that is an important part of the human diet Proteins
Extra flesh on your body that warms you Fat
Found in foods that are esential for growth and health of your body Mineral Salts
Vital importance to digestion that hells move food through the body Fibre
Short term effects include bad skin and long term effects include weight and death Poor Diet
You should eat 5 serves of this food a day Vegtables
You should eat at least 2 serves eat day Fruit
Key to hydration Water
Key source of iron Meat
Small amounts benefit you. Can be quite greasy Oils
An eating plan Diet
Most important meal of the day Breakfast
A meal in the middle of day Lunch
Last meal of the day Dinner

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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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