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The subunit that makes up proteins aminoacids
proteins that cause reactions to ocurr, but do not get used up themselves enzymes
the set of life sustaining reactions that occur in our bodies when we eat metabolism
heavy versions atoms that were used in the rat study isotopes
small componenets that are combined to make large molecules subunits
large compounds made up of multiple subunits complexmolecules
a unit of measurement for energy calories
type of compound that our body produces to store extra energy fats
when two subunits combine to make a larger compound ____________ is also produced. water
food provides the body with ____________ that can be used to replace old tissues in the body buildingmaterials
food provides the body with ___________ that can be used to make muscles move energy

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 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

Photosynthesis Crossword

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process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugar and starches photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer autotroph
the steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process light reactions
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria chlorophyll
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials heterotroph
specialized ground tissue that makes up the bulk of most leaves; performs most of a plant's photosynthesis mesophyll
the second of two major stages in photosynthesis (following the light reactions), involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvin Cycle
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color pigment
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy. thylakoid
granum (grana) a stack of thylakoids in a chloroplast granum
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water. stroma
large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP ATP synthase
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. These reactions are also called the Calvin Cycle dark reactions
is the set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then release waste products. Cellular respiration
a compound composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis. ATP

Biomolecules Crossword

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are proteins catalysts that speed up the rate of a chemical reactions in the body enzymes
are the building blocks/subunits of proteins amino acids
are macromolecules made of many monomers joined together polymers
are the building blocks/subunits of nucleic acids nucleotides
is a polysaccharide made of glucose units hooked together found in plant cell walls cellulose
are organic compounds commonly called fats and oils. lipids
are organic compounds used to store and release energy carbohydrates
contains the elements carbon, hydrogen,oxygen and nitrogen and is composed of amino acids examples are insulin,hemglobin and enzymes protein
are the small building blocks of polymers monomers
is a simple one unit sugar such as glucose or fructose having the formula C6H12O6 monosaccharide
are the largest carbohydrate molecules, they are polymers composed of many monosaccharides linked together(starch, glycogen, chitin, etc.) polysaccharides
are macromolecules such as DNA and RNA nucleic acids
links amino acids together peptide bond
is a polysaccharide consisting of highly branched chains of glucose units used as food storage in plants starch
a polysaccharide with highly branched chains of glucose units, used by animals to store food glycogen

Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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main source of energy Carbohydrates
sugar the occurs naturally in fruits fructose
that occur naturally in grains Maltose
that occur naturally in milk lactose
complex carbohydrates are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates
the main source of carbohydrates is plants
are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods refined sugars
eating foods that are high in refined sugars empty calories
in the form of rice,paste,and bread products grains
such as peas and lentils legumes
consuming large amount of these foods can lead to weight gain
that leads to sugar highs and lows energy level
proteins are made of chains of chemical building blocks amino acids
helps form the protective coverings around nerves
around vital organs such as the heart and liver cushion
your body needs iron to build hemoglobin
there are types of proteins complete and incomplete
complex carbohydrates are broken down into two subcategories starches and fiber
such as potatoes and corns that can be found in starches vegetables
fiber consist of plant material non-digestible
there are two kinds of dietary soluble and insoluble
this bulk helps to move food through the large intestine,promoting regular bowel movement
that provides for the body heat and energy
that promotes healthy and normal cell growth skin
carries vitamins A,D,E and K in the body fat-soluble vitamins

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

Chemical Reactions Crossword

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A chemical reaction that requires heat Endothremic
The law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be change another LCE
The minimum amount of energy required to start a chemical reaction Activation Energy
A substance that slows down or stops a chemical reaction Inhibitor
A substance that changes the rate of a chemical reaction without being used up or changed very much Catalyst
A chemical reaction in which heat is released to the surroundings Exothermic
A combination of chemical symbols and numbers to represent a substance Chemical Formula
A representation of a chemical reaction that uses symbols to show the relationship between the reactants and the products Chemical Equation
A substance or molecule that participates in a chemical reaction Reactant
The substance that forms in a chemical reaction Product
2 or more substances combine to form a new compound Synthesis
A compound decomposes into 2 or more simpler substances Decomposition
1 element replaces another element in a compound Single Replacement

Food and Energy Crossword

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The substances in food that provide the raw materials and energy the body needs. Nutrients
The amount of energy released by nutrients. Calorie
Provides energy, provides the raw material to make cell parts. Carbohydrate
A type of sugar used for energy in your cells. Glucose
Energy- containing nutrients. 2X the amount of energy as carbohydrates. Fats
A nutrient needed for tissue growth and chemical reactions. Proteins
Small units that are linked together chemically to form large protein molecules. Amino Acids
Helper molecules in a variety of chemical reactions in the body. Vitamins
Nutrients that aren't made my living things. Minerals
_______ is the importane nutrient because the body's vital processes require it. Water

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword

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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