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

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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 Vocabulary Review Crossword

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

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

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foods basics Crossword

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provides heat and energy for the body fats
are the main source and the most easily digested source of energy carbohydrates
there are how many types of carbohydrates two
are also called sugars. simple carbohydrates
sugar that occurs in fruits is called fructose
those that occur naturally in grains are called maltose
those that occur naturally in milks are called fructose
comes from sugar canes or sugar beets sucrose
are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates joined together complex carbohydrates
this kind of fiber will dissolve in water soluble fiber
this kind if fiber will not dissolve in water insoluble fibre
are the nutrients that help the body grow, maintain, and repair cells and tissues. proteins
proteins also play an important role in regulating the body's processes and help fight diseases because they are part of the immune system
proteins are made of chains of chemical building blocks called amino acids
is not a fat. it is a fat-like substance that is present in all body cells and is indeed for many essential body process cholesterol
it helps in the digestion of fat and the production of vitamin D
cholesterol circulates in the bloodstreams in chemical groupings called lipoproteins
takes cholesterol from the liver, to wherever it is needed in the body ldl
picks up cholesterol and returns it to the liver, where it does not harm thebody hdl
these are "good" fats polyunsaturated
your body needs iron to build hemoglobin
the substance in your red blood cells that carries_________ to all part of your body oxygen
found in animal sources heme iron
on the other hand found in plant sources, is less available non-heme iron
sources are usually solid at room temperature animal fats

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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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Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

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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? Breakfast
These are great sources of energy in fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates
Sources of this can be added to fruit and vegetable snacks to make them even more nutritious and delicious Protein
Try different vegetables, because our bodies like ___. Variety
______ are nutrients in food that the body uses to build cell membranes, nerve tissue (like the brain), and hormones. Lipids
The body uses ___ as fuel. Fat
What is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body? Calorie
Light (lite) and _______-fat foods may still be high in fat. Reduced
What is the requirement for a food to be labeled light (lite)? Have 50% less fat or _______ fewer calories per serving Onethird
One of the most harmful fats: s_____. Saturated
One of the most harmful fats: t_____. Trans
Trans and saturated fats can cause what? Heartdisease
Unsaturated fats are ____ at room temperature. Liquid
One type of unsaturated fat: p_________. Polyunsaturated
One type of unsaturated fat: m_________. Monounsaturated

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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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FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

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MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY CARBOHYDRATES
THE MAIN SOURCE OF CARBOHYDRATES PLANTS
ALSO CALLED A SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES SUGARS
SUGARS FOUND IN FRUITS FRUCTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN GRAINS MALTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN MILK LACTOSE
EXTRACTED FROM PLANTS TO SWEETENED FOODS SUCROSE
MADE UP OF LARGE MOLECULES OF SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
FORM OF CARBOHYDRATES THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE THE BODY WITH ENERGY FIBER
FIBER WILL DISSOLVE IN WATER SOLUBLE FIBER
FIBER WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN WATER INSOLUBLE
THIS BULK HELPS TO MOE FOOD THROUGH THE LARGE INTESTINE, PROMOTING REGULAR____ BOWEL MOVEMENTS
HELP THE BODY GROW, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR CELLS AND TISSUES PROTEIN
PROTEIN ALSO PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN REGULATING THE BODY IMMUNE SYSTEM
CAN BE FOUND IN LEGUMES, SOME VEGETABLES AND GRAINS STARCHES
FAT-LIKE SUBTANCE THAT IS PRESENT IN ALL BODY CELLS CHOLESTREROL
CHOLESTEROL CIRCULATES IN THE BLOODSTREAM IN CHEMICAL GROUPINGS CALLED? LIPOPROTEINS
LOWER LDL CHOLESTEROL, INCREASE HDL CHOLESTEROL POLYUNSATURATED FAT
INCREASE LDL CHOLESTEROL SATURATED FAT
FOUND WHEN VEGETABLE OILS ARE PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED TRANS FAT
PEANUTS OIL, CANOLA OIL, OLIVE OIL MONOUNSATURATED FATS
CONDITION THAT RESULTS WHEN A PERSON DOES NOT GET ENOUGH IRON ANEMIA
NEEDS IRON FOR BODY TI BUILD WHAT? HEMOGLOBIN
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN BEEF LIVER, AND FORK LIVER HEME-IRON
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN CANNED BEANS NON-HEME IRON

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Nutrients Review Crossword

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Help us survive and grow nutrients
Made up of sugars carbohydrates
Salt, iron, copper minerals
Good source of omega-3 salmon
"Forgotten nutrient" water
Water regulates body temperature through ___ perspiration
Water is necessary for chemical ___ reactions
Drink 2-3 ______ of water each day litres
A, D, E, K are fat-soluble ____ vitamins
Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated fats
A saturated fat butter
Cholesterol is not found in plants
"Good" fats lower risk of heart attack
Good source of fibre beans
Digestion breaks down proteins into amino acids
Amino acids from food essential
Builds, maintains, replaces tissue protein
Complex carbs/starches include ___ products grain
White sugar is a ______ carb simple
Fat-soluble vitamins are _____ in the body stored
Vitamin C and B vitamins are ___ water-soluble
Keeps you regular, lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar fibre
This fat raises blood cholesterol saturated
The "good" fat in avocados, olives, nuts monounsaturated
In baked goods, fried foods, processed foods trans fats

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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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