Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword
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Substances in food that your body needs to carry out its normal functions
the process of taking in food and using it for energy, growth, and good health
sugars and starches contained in foods
the tough, stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, whole wheat, and other whole grains.
nutrients that provide the building blocks your body needs for growth.
fats found in many animal products such as butter, meat, and cheese.
fats that are usually liquid at room temperature
nutrients that help regulate body functions
elements in foods that help your body work properly
a unit of heat that measures the energy available in foods
a mineral that helps control the amount of fluid in your body.
Nutrients found in fatty animal tissue and plant oils
start off as oils and are made solid through processing
how you view your body
waxy chemical our bodies produce and need in small amounts

Chapter 10, lesson 2 Crossword

Chapter 10, lesson 2  Crossword
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Body's main source of energy.
A carbohydrate that the body cannot digest.
Nutrients the body uses to build and maintain cells and tissues.
Waxy, fat like substance. In your blood it can build up on the insides of the arteries.
Something that helps regulates many body processes.
Elements found in food that are used by the body.
A condition where the bones become fragile and break easily.
Moderate amounts may lower your risk of heart disease.
Consuming to much of this may increase your risk of heart disease.
Can raise your total blood cholesterol level.
Forms bones and teeth.
This mineral is in foods like dairy products, meat, and eggs.
Sustains regular heartbeat, aids in bone groth and energy production.
Part of a compound in the red blood cells needed for carrying oxygen.

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
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To include more fruits and veggies in your diet, when would be the ideal meal to eat them during to encourage such a habit?
These are great sources of energy in fruits and vegetables.
Sources of this can be added to fruit and vegetable snacks to make them even more nutritious and delicious
Try different vegetables, because our bodies like ___.
______ are nutrients in food that the body uses to build cell membranes, nerve tissue (like the brain), and hormones.
The body uses ___ as fuel.
What is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body?
Light (lite) and _______-fat foods may still be high in fat.
What is the requirement for a food to be labeled light (lite)? Have 50% less fat or _______ fewer calories per serving
One of the most harmful fats: s_____.
One of the most harmful fats: t_____.
Trans and saturated fats can cause what?
Unsaturated fats are ____ at room temperature.
One type of unsaturated fat: p_________.
One type of unsaturated fat: m_________.

Nutrition/Chapter 9 Crossword

Nutrition/Chapter 9 Crossword
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substances in food that your body needs to function
small units that make up protein
what type of carbohydrates are starches?
a unit of heat that measures the energy available in food
the study of nutrients and how the body uses them
the starches and sugars found in foods
tough, stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, and whole wheat
nutrients that promote normal growth, give you energy, and keep your skin healthy
the nutrients used to build and repair cells
compounds that help to regulate body functions
elements in foods that help your body work properly
essential to every body function you have
helps maintain your body's fluid balance
helps build strong bones and teeth
visual reminder to help consumers make healthful food choices
the emotional desire for food
the body's physical need for food
teens need three cups of what per day to meet their nutrient needs
have a high amount of nutrients relative to their number of calories
weighing more than is healthy for a person of your gender, height, age, and body type
weighing less than is healthy for a person of your gender, height, age, and body type
the way you see your body
an eating disorder in which a person repeatedly eats large amounts of food and then purges
extreme eating behaviors that can lead to serious illness or death
eating disorder in which a strong fear of weight gain leads people to starve themselves on purpose
a disorder in which a person repeatedly eats too much food at one time
how many categories of nutrients are there
method for assessing your body size based on your height and weight

Nutrition Chapter 8 Crossword

Nutrition Chapter 8 Crossword
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Substances that the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair body tissues, obtain energy.
A chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy.
Energy measured in units.
Nutrients made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
A type of complex carbohydrate that is found in plants.
Supplies the body with energy, forms your cells, maintain body temperature.
A waxy, fatlike substance found only in animal products.
They play a large role in the growth and repair of your body's tissues.
Helps the body with various processes, including the use of other nutrients.
Help protect healthy cells from the damage caused by the normal aging process.
Occur naturally in rocks and soil.
Your body is about 65% made up of this nutrient.
The process of maintaining a steady state inside your body.
These are contained water that regulate many processes in your cells.
A serious reduction in the body's water content.
The proteins in your body are made up of these.
A condition in which the red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin.
Are solid at room temperature.
Are liquid at room temperature.
Helps maintain water balance; nerve function.

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword
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amount of food that is customarily eaten.
total number of servings
"energy" supplied from all sources of food
fat's contributuin to the total number of calories
shows how much of a nutrient is in one serving of the food
waxy, fat like substance produced primarily by the liver
a type of carbohydrate found in plant food
found in higher portions in plnts and seafood and are usually liquid at room temperature
found in higher portions in plant and seafood and are usaully liquid at room temperature
one of the three macronutrients in food that provides calories or "energy"
found in higher portions in animal products and is usually solid at room temperature
a mineral and one of the chemicalelements found in salt
provide a sweet taste with fewer calories
smallest and simplest type of carbohydrate. Are easily digested and absorbed by the body
found primarily in plant food; one of the three macronutrients in food that provide calories or "energy"
unsaturated fat and is not essential in the diet
organic substances made by plants and animals
inorganic substances that are not made by living things

Food and Nutrition Crossword

Food and Nutrition  Crossword
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The starches and sugars present in foods which are made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are used to store energy for the body.
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions.
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids.
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy.
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water.
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together.
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks).
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions.
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food.
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas.
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins.
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day.

Nutrients Your Body Needs Crossword

Nutrients Your Body Needs Crossword
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Substances in food that your body needs to function
A unit of heat that measures energy available in food
The study of nutrients and how the body uses them
The nutrients used to build and repair cells
Small units that make up proten
The starches and sugars found in foods, especially in plant foods
Two kinds of carbohydrates
Carbohydrates that are sugar
Carbohydrates founds in foods such as potatoes, seeds and whole grains
Tough stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, whole wheat and other grains
Nutrients that promote normal growth, give you energy and keep your skin healthy
Foods like butter, cheese and many meats are high in
fats that start off as liquid oils and are made solid through processing. Margarine is an example.
Fats that can actually lower the risk of heart disease that come mainly from plant foods, such as olive oil, nuts and avocados
Compounds that help to regulate body functions
Elements in foods that help your body work properly
Is essential to every body function and can only live a week without
Have developed recommendations for ways to eat right
Calories from sugars that are not used by the body for energy are stored up as
Too much sodium can increase the risk of

Nutrition Crossword

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

6 main nutrients Crossword

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

The 6 Key Nutrients Worksheet

The 6 Key Nutrients  Worksheet
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Matching Worksheet
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Stores energy for the body
Vitamins and minerals can be found in this food group
Regulates body functions
Carbohydrates can be found in the ... group
Support function of the heart
what are the two types of carbohydrates
saturated and unsaturated are .....
a potato is an example of a .....
which nutrient is the building blocks of our body
which type of carbohydrate is considered 'the good carb'
fish is a good source of ...
What nutrient is our body mainly made up of?
What are substances found in food that your body needs for survival, development, energy and growth?
Meat is an example of
What is our main source of energy?
What provides insulation for our body?
Which nutrient helps our body use energy from food?
Which nutrient regulates activity of the cells?
Calcium and Iron are examples of...
What nutrient hydrates our body?
Do I need all 6 essential nutrients to live