Micronutrients Crossword

A, B, C, D, E, K
Calcium, magnesium, sodium, iodine, iron are examples.
Citrus fruits, tomatoes and tomato juice, and potatoes are major contributors of ________________ to the American diet
Deficiency of vitamin D in adults can lead to_______________.
Milk, yogurt, and cheese are rich natural sources of ____________ and are the major food contributors of this nutrient to people in the United States.
The best source of vitamin D
The body uses sodium to control ______________ _________________
This mineral started being added to table salt in 1924 to prevent goiter
These vitamins are fat soluble.
These vitamins are water soluble.
When levels of this mineral are low, fatigue, weakness and difficulty maintaining body temperature often result.
Whole grains are a good source of this mineral.
Deficiency of this mineral has been proven to result in weakened immune system which may lead to having more colds.
There are this many vitamins that make up vitamin B complex
Iron is best absorbed from _____________ sources.
___________ are high in vitamin A and may turn your skin orange if you eat too many.
Vitamin E is required for the proper function of many organs in the body, and is also an _____________. This means it helps to slow down processes that damage cells.
This mineral helps regulate fluid balance, muscle contractions and nerve signals.
This mineral works with calcium to help build bones



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

Nutrients Crossword

Nutrients Crossword

Macro nutrient
deficiency disease vitamin A
deficiency disease vitamin D
source of vitamin d
source of vitamin e, many people have allergies to this
the vitamin that helps blood clot
deficiency disease of calcium
deficiency disease of iron
fat soluble vitamins
water soluble vitamins
a macro nutrient
helps prevent bowel disease and constipation
the function of this vitamin is to release energy from food and health nerves
the function of this vitamin is to heal cuts and wounds
deficiency disease of vitamin b
deficiency disease of vitamin c
another name for vitamin c
another deficiency disease of vitamin b
a source of vitamin b from an animal
a citrus source of vitamin c
a mineral found in the bones of tinned fish
the RDA of this nutrient if 25-35g aday
iron makes this substance in the blood, it helps carry oxygen
this vitamin helps absorb calcium
this vitamin helps absorb iron
this mineral helps make teeth strong
this mineral controls water balance in the body
this mineral combines with calcium for strong bones and teeth
we should drink 8 glasses of this aday
this nutrient helps produce hormones, enzymes and antibodies
this nutrient protects our delicate organs
too much of this type of fat builds cholestrol on the walls of our arteries

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

__________ helps in energy production and helps the body resist infection.
Meat, poultry, leafy vegetables, dried fruit all help with _________.
_________, orange fruits, dairy products all help with vitamin A.
Vitamin E is a _____________.
Vitamin B helps protect against __________ and form red blood cells.
Vitamin D enchances __________ absorption.
___________ builds and renews bones and teeth.
Vitamin A promotes ___________ skin and hair.
Calcium regulates __________, muscles and nerves.
___________ maintains healthy nerves, brain and muscle functions.
A vitamin that keeps the lining of the nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy is ________.
Another name for folic acid that helps rebuild red blood cells and prevents birth defects is _________.
Iron helps rebuild and renew _________ to carry oxygen to cells.
Sodium, chloride and ____________ help with muscles and nerve actions.
Foods like meat, liver, fish, dairy products, whole grain breads are all good sources of _________.
Sodium, chloride and potassium help maintain the body's __________ of fluid.
Small amounts of __________ is added to the water supply in many communities.
Vitamin K helps blood ________.
The body also ____________ vitamin D itself when exposed to sunlight.
Vitamin C helps wounds ________, keeps blood vessels healthy and increases resistance to infections.

6 main nutrients Crossword

6 main nutrients Crossword

what source does Complete proteins/fat come from?
what source does incomplete proteins/fat come from?
an example of a food item high in trans fat is?
what part of your body does water hydrate?
what do carbohydrates,protein and fat all provide
folic acid is an example of a?
Iron is an example of a?
plant sources of essential nutrients are sometimes refereed to as an?
what nutrient helps with tissue repair and growth?
which vitamin assists in bone development?
OJ is a significant source of what vitamin?
olive oil, canola oil, fish oil , soy bean , tree nut , peanus and avacodo all contain what type of fat?
beef, chicken, pork, eggs,milk,cheese,yogurt,sour cream, cream cheese and butter all contain what type of fat?
out of all the six nutrients which one is exemplary of Milk?
Carbohydrates are usually found in what type of product?
Products with alot of sugar contain what type of nutrient?
this is not a nutrient because it does not get absorbed by the body.
what type of mineral strengthens bones and teeth?
packaged foods have a high content of what?
when considering the six nutrients... it is important to maintain a...
other than drinking water, what food group can you get the MOST water from?
other than from the food you eat, what is another form of vitamins and minerals?
which nutrients protects organs?
if you drink soda excessively what mineral deficiency could you get over time?
the mineral, calcium is best found in which food group?
in our food and nutrition class, what beverage did we learn could cause a deficiency of essential nutrients?

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

High blood pressure
The study of how the body uses the nutrient in food
Starches and fiber are often called _______ carbohydrates.
A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency, which is characterized by porous, brittle bones.
A vitamin that dissolves in fats and can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body.
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.
A condition resulting from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the bloodstream.
A nutrient required by the body to lubricate the joints and body cells and help regulate body temperature.
The bodily process of breaking food down into simpler compounds the body can use.
A disease of the nervous system resulting in a thiamin deficiency.
A chemical chain that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms.

Nutrition Word Search

Nutrition Word Search
Word Search

Vitamin B12
Vitamin B6
Vitamin C
Vitamin k
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
vitamin A

Nutrients Review Crossword

Nutrients Review Crossword

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

Vitamins & Minerals Word Search

Vitamins & Minerals Word Search
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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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

Vitamins, Minerals, and Water Crossword

Vitamins, Minerals, and Water Crossword

What you need for healthy bones
Low water in your body
How many glasses of water should we have?
Vitamins A,D,E,K and dissolve in fat
The molecule in red blood cells that carry oxygen
Makes hemoglobin
Nutrients that are chemical elements that are needed for certain body processes
The state of not having enough of a nutrient to maintain good health
Low bone density, not healthy bones
Pills for people who can't meet their nutrient needs
Nutrients that contain carbon and needed in small amounts to maintain health
Vitamins not stored in body very well