Type
Crossword
Description

Sodium Salt
Type of shoe used for jogging Runners
What do you put in a smoothie Fruit
A recommended daily activity Exercise
What is the best medicine Laughter
Keeps the doctor away Apple
Used to clean teeth Toothpaste
A place to wash Shower
Major sporting event Olympics
Salt, sand and fresh air Beach
Clear the mind Meditation
People whose company you enjoy Friends
A good source of Potassium Banana
A good source of Omega 3 Seafood
This Juice has Vitamin C Orange
Most important meal of the day Breakfast
Commonly used in coffee or with cereal Milk
A good source of protein eggs
What helps keep bones and teeth strong Calcium

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The First 20 ELements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Used to keep swimming pools hygenic Chlorine
Burns with a squeaky pop Hydrogen
Makes balloons float in the air Helium
We need this to survive Oxygen
A metal that when burnt glows brightly magnesium
Light metal used in kitchen foil Aluminium
A very heavy metal used for fishing sinkers Lead
______dioxide is the gas that we breath out carbon
Smells like Rotorua (Rotten Eggs) Sulfur
Chemical symbol is K. It is found in bananas Potassium
Metal that reacts violently with water. One part of salt. Sodium
We find this metal in the majority of our phone batteries. Lithium
Heavy nonreactive gas used in light bulbs Argon
The hardest element to spell. Beryllium
Element with the chemical symbol B Boron
Makes up 80% of the air we breath (not oxygen) Nitrogen
Its added to our water to keep our teeth strong (not calcium). Flourine
Used in bright signs for advertising Neon
Element with the symbol Si Silicon
Used on the top of matches Phosphorous

Nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance that provides nourishment for everyday life and growth. Nutrient
The nutrient contained in bread, grains and starchy vegetables. carbohydrates
The nutrient contained in dairy, beans and eggs. Protien
the nutrient which comes from omega 3 rich foods, nuts, seeds and avocado. Fats
A,B,C,E,K Vitamins
Found in red meats, in two forms, haem/non-haem Iron
Potassium, sodium, calcium minerals
Helps transport nutrients around the body Water
Keep your sodium intake under 2400 ---------- per day Milligrams
Protein is broken down into these. Amino Acids

First 20 elements on the periodic table Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Number 1 on the atomic scale hydrogen
have 2 protons helium
Li on the periodic table lithium
Be on the periodic table beryllium
atomic mass 10.811 boron
6 protons, 6 nuetrons and 6 electrons carbon
N on the periodic table nitrogen
What we breathe oxygen
9 protons flourine
atomic mass 20.2 neon
what salt is composed of sodium
atomic number is 12 magnesium
Al on the periodic table aluminium
14 electrons silicon
P on the periodic table phosphoros
atomic mass 32.1 sulfur
what we have in some pools chlorine
18 electrons argon
K on the periodic table potassium
Milk has this element calcium

Micronutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chemical Compound Common Name Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

sodium hydrogen carbonate helps regulate pH baking soda
hydrogen peroxide is used to remove stains bleach
sodium tetraborate decahydrate Borax
sulfur brimstone
dichlorodifluoromethane Freon
lead (II) sulfide galena
carbon graphite
calcium sulfate dihydrate gypsum
sodium thiosulfate hypo
calcium oxide lime
calcium carbonate limestone
sodium hydroxide lye
calcium carbonate marble
potassium carbonate potash
silicon dioxide quartz
mercury quicksilver
sodium chloride salt
potassium nitrate saltpeter
sucrose sugar
ethanol grain-alcohol
dinitrogen oxide laughing gas
hydrochloric acid muriatic acid
iron disulfide iron pyrite
isopropyl alcohol rubbing alcohol
ammonium chloride sal ammoniac
potassium chloride salt substitute
calcium hydroxide slaked lime
sodium carbonate decahydrate washing soda
methyl alcohol wood alcohol
magnesium sulfate Epsom salt

Nutrients Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

6 main nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Healthy Eating Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Nutrients we need in relatively large amounts Macronutrients
Wholegrain foods contain high amounts of this nutrient Fibre
Potatoes, cereals, bread and pasta are a good source of ________________. Carbohydrates
Nutrients we need in relatively small amounts Micronutrients
Dairy and alternatives are a good source of protein and vitamins. They are also a good source of which particular mineral? Calcium
Beans, peas and lentils are all types of p______s. Pulses
Some meats can be high in this particular type of fat Saturated
Beans, pulses, meats, fish and alternatives are all sources of this macronutrient Protein
These fats are from plant origin and are said to be "healthier" options Unsaturated
Adults should eat no more than 6g of ___________. Salt