the process by which the body takes in and uses food
nutrition
heat that measures the energy used by the body and energy that food supplies in the body
calories
substances in food that your body needs to grow
nutrients
protects you from starvation
hunger
desire rather than a need to eat
appetite
indigestible comeplex carbohydrates
fiber
the starches and sugars present in foods
carbohydrates
helps build and maintain body cells and tissues
proteins
protiens made up of long chain substances
amino acids
fatty substance doesnt dissolve in water
lipid
waxy lipid like substance that circulates the blood
cholesterol
dissolve in water and pass easily into blood
fat-soluble
absorbed stored transported in fat
water-soluble
substances that the body cannot manufacture but are needed for teeth and bones
minerals
building material of bones and teeth regulation of body functions
calcium
red boold and carbon dioxide transport system
iron
essential for normal growth
vitamins
good type that clears blocked arteries
hdl
bad type that sticks to walls if arteries
ldl
substance produced by a living organism
enzymes