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Nutrition Crossword

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substances that your body needs to grow, to supply you with energy, and to repair itself nutrients
a desire, rather than a need, to eat appetite
the process by which the body takes in and uses food nutrition
a simple carbohydrate; also known as our blood sugar glucose
the starches and sugars present in foods carbohydrates
the result of the hydrogenation process of a lipid trans fat
another name for fat; a fatty substance that doesn't dissolve in water lipid
units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body calories
a natural physical drive that protects you from starvation hunger
the type of cholesterol that helps to clear clogged arteries HDL
a type of fat that is solid at room temperature and associated with an increased risk of heart disease saturated fat
nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues proteins
products that have not been refined and are high in fiber whole grain
the number of essential amino acids that we need from food nine
a type of fat that has been associated with a reduced risk of cancer omega three
the building blocks of protein amino acids
an indigestible complex carbohydrate fiber
the condition of being extremely overweight obesity
someone who eats nothing animal-related vegan
an eating disorder in which a large quantity of food is consumed in a short period of time, often followed by feelings of guilt or shame. bulimia

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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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Nutrition Crossword

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What are chemicals in food that body needs to work properly nutrients
the body need these in large quantities macronutrients
the body only needs small amounts of vitamins and minerals micronutrients
Energy released by some nutrients is measured in? calories
The bodies main energy source carbohydrates
A very important simple sugar glucose
Special messengers that regulate many different body fuctions Hormones
This hormone is responsible for the digestion process insulin
One major complex carbohydrate starch
One more complex carbohydrate fiber
A white waxy substance that helps the body carry out its many processes cholesterol
Fat is an essential nutrient that supplies chemicals called? essential fatty acid
A chemical process that causes unsaturated fats to spoil oxidation

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Nutrition Crossword

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Nutrient that helps the body use proteins, fats and carbohydrates Vitamin
Nutrient that provides energy and gives food flavor Fat
Nutrient that is the body's main energy source Carbohydrate
Nutrient needed for growth and cell repair Protein
Nutrient that helps the body's chemical processes Mineral
Food you eat between meals Snack
Daily eating plan that includes foods from all food groups Balanced Diet
Food high in calories but low in vitamins and minerals Empty Calorie Food
Reaction to a food that is caused the immune system Food Allergy
The sugar found in milk Lactose
A substance that helps a food taste better or last longer Additive
The unit to measure the energy produced by food in the body Calorie
Nutritional information about food is printed on this Food Label
Suggested goals to help you stay healthy Dietary Guidelines
Food that contain the same types of nutrients are in the same____________. Food Group
The nutrient that helps keep the body and cells hydrated Water
A substance that is added to food to flavor meats and other foods MSG
A reaction of the body towards a food or something in a food. Food Intolerance
Meals at these restaurants should not be eaten everyday Fast Food
something added to food to keep it from spoiling or going bad Preservative
A commercial that tries to get you to buy a product is know as an ___________ Advertisement
Water,protein,carbohydrates,fats,vitamins and minerals are known as________. Nutrients

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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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6 main nutrients Crossword

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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

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Macronutrients Crossword

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This makes you poop Fiber
Forgotten nutrient water
You get this from red meat Proteins
Whole grain products and vegetables are sources of this Insoluble fiber
One of the three nutrients used as energy sources fats
Teeth and bones contain the most of this calcium
this unit is used as a measure of the energy released by food as it is digested by the human body Calories
A type of food required in large amounts in the human diet Macronutrients
This is measured using calories Energy
Fats or fatty acids that are liquid at room temperature Unsaturated fats
A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram Grams
A simple carbohydrate hat makes things sweet Sugar
This can come in a simple or complex form Carbohydrates
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
Calories derived from food with no nutrients Empty calories
Identifies the proportion of nutrients in food Nutrient density
Lack of proper nutrition Malnutrition
A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates Glucose
This is made of just one or two sugar molecules Simple carbohydrates
The process of increasing in physical size Growth

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Nutritional Needs Crossword

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Helps keep skin clear and smooth and promote growth. Vitamin-A
Build and repair tissues and make antibodies, enzymes, hormones. Proteins
Is a chemical substance in food that helps maintain the body. Nutrient
Is a fatlike substance found in every cell in the body. Cholesterol
These fatty acids may create a health concern when they are in the body. Trans-fatty-acids
Supply energy, help the body digest fats, and provide bulk in the form of cellulose. Carbohydrates
Are inorganic substances that make up 4 percent of your body weight. Minerals
Helps build and maintain bones and teeth. Vitamin-D
Supply energy, insulate the body from shock and temperature changes, and protect vital organs. Fats
Is the form of sugar carried in the bloodstream for energy use throughout the body. Glucose
Provides bulk in the diet and promotes normal bowel functions. Fiber
How food energy is measured. Calories
Helps blood clot. Vitamin-K
Helps wounds heal and broken bones mend and the body fight infection. Vitamin-C
Helps muscles and nerves work and cells use energy nutrients. Magnesium
These fats help reduce cholesterol in the blood. Unsaturated
Lubricates the joints and body cells and is essential to all chemical reactions in the body. Water
The lack of the right proportions of nutrients over an extended period of time. Malnutrition

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Digestive System Crossword

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Nutrient molecules passed through the wall of your digestive system into your blood Absorption
Your teeth carry out the first role of ______ Mechanical digestion
___ is accomplished by enzymes Chemical digestion
The fluid released when your mouth waters is called ___ Saliva
A flap of tissue called the ___ seals off your windpipe, preventing the food from entering Epiglottis
The ___ is the last section of the digestive system Large Intestine
After food enters the ___, contractions of smooth muscles push the food towards the stomach Esophagus
___ is a thick, slippery substance produced by the body Mucus
The ___ is a j-shaped muscular pouch located in the abdomen Stomach
The ___ , which is located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, is the largest organ in the body Liver
___ is a substance that breaks up fat particles Bile
The large intestine ends in a short tube called the ___ Rectum
The ___, is a muscular opening at the end of the rectum Anus
Bile flows from the liver into the ___ Gallbladder
The ___ is a triangular organ that lies between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine Pancreas
The pancreas produces enzymes that flow into the small intestine and help break down ____, proteins, and fats Starches
Starches, ___, and fats Proteins
The small intestine helps break down ___ Fat
The lining of the small intestine is covered with millions of tiny finger shaped structures called ___ Villi
More professional wore for villi Villus

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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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It is a fat-like substance that is present in all body cells and is needed for many essential body processes Cholesterol
These are the nutrients that help the body grow, maintain, and repair cells and tissues Proteins
Sugar that occurs naturally in fruits Fructose
Provides heat and energy for the body Fat
It takes cholesterol from the liver, to wherever it is needed in the body LDL
This type of fiber increases the thickness of the stomach contents and has been shown to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
It picks up excess cholesterol and returns it to the lover, where it does not harm the body. HDL
Sugar that occurs naturally in milk Lactose
These are the main source and the most easily digested source of energy. Carbohydrates
Sugar that occurs naturally in grains Maltose
This type of fiber absorbs water like a sponge Insoluble
The substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of your body Hemoglobin
These are the main source of carbohydrates Plants
These carbohydrates are quickly broken down into a usable from by the body Simple
Sugar that are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods Sucrose
These are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates joined together Complex
This comes from plant sources such as: Vegetables, Fruit, Grain Products and Legumes Fiber
As with naturally occurring sugars, these bring other nutrients with them, providing good food value Starches
This type of fat inreases LDL cholesterol and is also known as bad fats Saturated
This type of fat found when vegetable oils are partially hydrogenated Trans
This type of iron is found in animal sources, and is highly available for absorption. Heme Iron
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non heme Iron
This is the condition that results when a person does not get enough iron. Anemia
The cholesterol that circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings Lipoproteins
Proteins that are made up of chains chemical building blocks Amino acids

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