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a unit of energy that is used by the body calorie
when you eat too many nutrients overnourished
prevented by getting enough calcium osteoporosis
minerals needed in small quantities trace
building blocks of proteins aminoacids
supply energy to the body carbohydrates
fat that is in solid form saturated
sticky substance produced by our own bodies cholesterol
person who studies nutrition nutritionist
carbohydrate that does NOT digest fiber
can only live about 3 days without this nutrient water
needed for your body to process calcium VitaminD
chemicals found in food that nourish your body Nutrient

NUTRITION Word Search

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Crossword

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