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amount of food that is customarily eaten. Servings Size
total number of servings Servings Per Container
"energy" supplied from all sources of food Calories
fat's contributuin to the total number of calories Calories from fat
shows how much of a nutrient is in one serving of the food daily value
waxy, fat like substance produced primarily by the liver cholesterol
a type of carbohydrate found in plant food dietary fiber
found in higher portions in plnts and seafood and are usually liquid at room temperature monounsaturated fat
found in higher portions in plant and seafood and are usaully liquid at room temperature polyunsaturated fat
one of the three macronutrients in food that provides calories or "energy" protein
found in higher portions in animal products and is usually solid at room temperature saturated fat
a mineral and one of the chemicalelements found in salt sodium
provide a sweet taste with fewer calories sugar alcohols
smallest and simplest type of carbohydrate. Are easily digested and absorbed by the body sugars
found primarily in plant food; one of the three macronutrients in food that provide calories or "energy" total carbohydrate
unsaturated fat and is not essential in the diet trans fat
organic substances made by plants and animals vitamins
inorganic substances that are not made by living things minerals

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

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

Nutrition Chapter 8 Crossword

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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

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

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

nutrition basics Crossword

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main source of energy carbohydrates
simple carbohydrates are also called sugars
about 1/5 of your body's total weight is made up of proteins
proteins also help in fighting diseases because they are part of the immune system
provides heat and energy for the body fat
these are the "bad" fats trans fats
these are considered the "good" fats unsaturated
what kind of carbohydrates should we eat more complex
read this to know the amount of and type of fat you get in a serving labels
at room temperature, fats from animal sources are usually solid
is not a fat cholesterol
cholesterol circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings called lipoproteins
iron found in animal sources Heme iron
what is the source of non-heme iron plant
other sugars are called refined sugars
found mainly in sugar cane sucrose
a carbohydrate that does not provide the body with energy fiber
this type of fiber would dissolve in water soluble
insoluble fiber promotes bowel movement
avoid foods that are processed
starches can be found in some vegetables
eating foods high in refined sugars is referred to as eating empty calories
sugars that occur mainly in fruits Fructose
lactose is sugars found in milk
sugars that are found mainly in grains maltose

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

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

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

MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS Crossword

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How many food groups are there? Five
Condition in which bones gradually lose their mineral content and become weak and brittle osteoporosis
Starches and sugars that give the body most of its energy carbohydrates
A plant material that your body cannot digest fiber
Saturated animal fats contain this waxy substance cholesterol
These are the building blocks that make up proteins amino acids
Needed to build, repair,and maintain body cells and tissues protein
Foods that contain the entire edible grain whole grains
name a vegetable dish that can be served as the main dish salad
easy to break brittle
1 slice of bread is equivalent to how many ounces of grain one
This food is part of the milk/dairy group yogurt
this is a healthier fat olive oil
How many servings of the dairy group should you have each day three cups
This is an example of a sweet that is high in sugar softdrink
Asparagus are part of which food group? Vegetable
This food is part of the protein group eggs
High cholesterol is linked to this heart disease
How many ounces of the grain group should you consume each day six
This food belongs to the fruit group peach
This vitamin helps blood clot vitamin K
Fiber helps your body eliminate this waste
Fiber can help reduce the risk of this cancer colon
A chemical reaction that causes cell damage oxidation
A substance that protects cells from damage antioxidants
This is a food made from grains tortillas
Natural sugars are found in fruits
contain all the essential amino acids complete proteins
These have no nutritional value empty calories
These proteins come from plants incomplete
Fat cells store _________ energy
These fats are found in food from animal sources saturated
These fats come from plant sources and are a healthier choice unsaturated
What is your teachers last name Rose
How many kids does your teacher have three
what class are you in FCS