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Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nutrition Crossword

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A product that increases the amount of urine excreted. Diuretic
Substances that are intentionally added to food. additives
Body weight that is 20% or more than desirable weight. Obesity
The physiological need for food. Hunger
Fat-like substance found in the blood. Cholesterol
Nutrient that provides energy and stores/use vitamins. Fat
Rate at which food is converted into energy. Metabolism
To rid the body of food by vomiting or using laxatives/diuretics. Purge
Main source of energy for the body. Carbohydrate
Bacterium contaminates animal products. Gastroenteritis
Taking vitamins in excessive amounts. Megadosing
Protects cells from being damaged by oxidation. Antioxidant
Body does not get the nutrients required for optimal health. Malnutrition
Eating disorder in which a person binges and purges. Bulimia
Chemical that regulates primitive drives & emotions. Serotonin
Bacterium contaminates improperly canned foods. Botulism
Unit of energy produced by food. Calorie
Food that is eaten between meals. Snack
Drug that helps a person have a bowel movement. Laxative
Bacterium contaminates under-cooked chicken, eggs, and meats. Salmonellosis
A desire to eat. Appetite
Compelling need to take a drug or engage in a specific behavior. Addiction
Water content of the body has fallen to a low level. Dehydration
A substance in food that helps with body processes, growth and repair of cells, and provides energy. Nutrient
To eat large amounts of food over a short period of time. Bing
Pancreas produces too much insulin Hypoglycemia

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Nutrition Crossword

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is found throughout the body—in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and virtually every other body part or tissue. protein
is one of the three main macronutrients fats
are units of energy calories
is the sum of food consumed by a person diet
the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity energy
a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms water
is a mineral that is naturally present in many foods iron
is a naturally occurring substance, representable by a chemical formula minerals
foods composed of starches, sugar and/or fiber charbohydrates
is a fat-like substance in the body cholesterol
is the study of food and how it works in your body. nutrition
are the building blocks of protein. Amino acid
is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food sugar
are organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health vitamins
is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants fiber

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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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