Chemical substances from food your body needs to live
Nutrients
Poinsoning
Toxicity
Purified nutrient or nonnutrient substances that are manufactured or extracted from natural sources
Dietary Supplements
a substance that prevents or slows chemical reactions involving oxygen
antioxidant
The body's chief source of energy, coming mostly from plant foods
Cabohydrates
the form of sugar carried in the bloodstream for energy use throughout the body
Glucose
A form of complex carbohydrates from plants that humans can not digest
Fiber
Chemical chains that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms
Fatty Acids
Fatty acids with odd molecular shape
Fatty Acids
Fatlike substance found in every cell of the body
Cholesterol
Chemical compounds that are found in every body cell
Proteins
the building blocks of proteins
Amino Acids
used to make a chemical compound the eyes need to adapt to darkness - found in orange and dark green fruits and vegetables
Vitamin A
Promotes the growth and proper mineralization of bones and teeth - found in eggs, liver, and fatty fish
Vitamin D
Vitamin D deficiency can result in this
Rickets
In humans this functions as an antioxidant - found in fats and oils, whole grain breads and cereals, liver, eggs
Vitamin E
Known as the blood clotting vitamin - found in leafy green vegetables and cauliflower
Vitamin K
Also known as asorbic acid - helps in the formation and maintenance of collagen
Vitamin C
a prolonged deficiency of Vitamin C
Scurvy
Known as Vitamin B - helps the body release energy from food - found in all foods EXCEPT fats, oils and refined sugars
Thiamin
Vitamin B2 - a member of the B-complex group - helps with the breakdown of carbohydrates
Riboflavin
Helps the body produce normal blood cells - very important in the diet of pregnant women
Folate

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