Type
Word Scramble
Description

lipid
saturated
unsaturated
fat
oil
Olive
vegetable
lard
grease
butter
peanut
coconut
fry
saute
deepfry

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Fats and Oils Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the macronutrient needed by all animals. fat
What state is a fat in at room temperature? Solid
What is a fat call if it is a liquid at room temperature? Oil
what is the single unit called linked to 3 fatty acids (in a fat molecule)? Glycerol
Butter, chocolate and lard are all exapmles of what type of fat? Saturated Fats
Avocados, olive oil and nuts are all examples of... Unsaturated fats
The fatty acids needed by all are called _____ fatty acids. Essential
What is the other name for fats? Lipids
They provide a _______ of energy. Store
They also provide what? Vitamins
They are used to _______ the body. Insulate
What is fat that can be seen called? Visible fat
Fats that can't be seen are _______ fats. Invisible

Cooking methods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To cook food in large amount of hot oil. Deep Fry
Small pieces of food cooked in a little hot oil. Sauteing
Cooking under the oven grill or on BBQ Grilling
Cooking food in deep boiling liquid (not oil). Boiling
Cooking uncovered below boiling point in liquid (not oil). Simmering
Cooking food in a little liquid with lid on and at a simmer Stew
Food placed in a covered pan above boiling water Steaming
Browning food in fat then cooked with liquid in covered pan. Braising
Flaming food after frying. Flambeing
Frying in a little oil in frying pan PanFrying
Cooking meat in oven in small amount of liquid Roasting
Cooking wet ingredients in oven to rise. Baking

NUTRITION Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

CHOLESTEROL
SERVING
FIBER
SODIUM
NUTRIENTS
UNSATURATED
SATURATED
CALCIUM
CALORIES
INGREDIENTS
VEGETABLES
FRUITS
DAIRY
GRAINS
FATS
WATER
MINERALS
VITAMINS
CARBOHYDRATES
PROTEIN
MYPYRAMID
MYPLATE
FOODS
NUTRITION

Fats & Lipids Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Function of fats: ________ for fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K Carrier
Function of fats: Reserve supply of _____________ Energy
Function of fats: Adds ___________ to foods flvaor
Function of fats: Protects internal __________ from shock & injury organs
Function of fats: __________ body from shock & temperature change insulates
Function of fats: Promotes healthy _____ Skin
Function of fats: Satisfies _______ and helps you full full longer hunger
_________ produces hormones & bile acids Cholesterol
Cholesterol is found in ____________ tissues, but never present in plants animal
There are _____ (number) kinds of cholesterol Two
HDL is the "______" cholesterol good
HDL transports excess cholesterol found in the blood stream _______ to the liver back
LDL is the "____" cholesterol bad
LDL takes cholesterol ______ the liver to where it is needed in the body From
If too much LDL is circulating in the blood stream, it can build up in the ________ arteries
High levels of LDL cholesterol is one factor related to heart _______ & _______ disease&obesity
Most ___________ fats are solid at room temperature saturated
Saturated fats __________ both the LDL & HDL cholesterol in the blood raise
Saturated fats are ___________ sources, tropical oils & shortening animal
Polyunsaturated fats __________ both LDL & HDL cholesterol levels in the blood lower
___________________ fats lower LDL and raise HDL (Yeah!!) Monounsaturated
Examples of monounsaturated oil are ______ ______, olives, avocados, peanuts & canola oil OliveOil
Fats provide ______ (number) calories per gram Nine
Fats are the most concentrated form of ______________ Energy
Methods of lowering fat in prepared foods: Choose ______ meats & lower fat dairy products lean
Methods of lowering fat in prepared foods: Replace solid fats with ___________ oils
Eating too much fat, makes you ________! Fat

FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biomolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What biomolecule carries genetic information NucleicAcids
What biomolecule is used for quick energy Carbohydrates
What biomolecule stores long-term energy Lipids
What biomolecule makes muscle Proteins
Sugars, starches, and cellulose Carbohydrates
Fats, oils, wax, cholesterol, cell membrane, and testoserone Lipids
DNA and RNA nucleicacids
Cartilage, meats, nuts, beans, feathers, skin, and hair Proteins
A carbohydrate whose molecules consist of a number of sugar molecules bonded together Polysaccharide
Its simple sugars and its the most basic units of carbohydrates Monosaccharides
It consists of two monosaccharide molecules joined together Disaccharides
Which fatty acid can have one or more bonds unsaturated
Which fatty acid has only single bonds Saturated
Formed from glycerol and three fatty acid groups Triglyceride
What is a lipid that contains a phosphate group in its molecule Phospholipid
What is a large number of amino-acids that are bonded together in a chain Polypeptides
Is a amino acid a polymer or a monomer Monomer
It forms the basic structural unit (base) of nucleic acids Nucleotides
Is DNA or RNA a monomer or polymer polymer
Only biomolecule with nitrogen Proteins

Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Worst kind of fat Transfat
How many glasses of water should a person drink daily? Eight
Type of sugar Glucose
Best kind of bread to eat Wholegrain
A food that comes in a shell and is high in protein Eggs
A substance usually used as a sweetener in food Sugar
Where most of our energy comes from Carbohydrates
A kind of protein that contains all of the essential amino acids Complete
A kind of protein that is lacking in all the amino acids Incomplete
This fruit is made up of 92% water Watermelon
Something men need more than women Calories
Another word for fat Lipid
A seafood that is high in protein Fish
We get this from cows Milk
Best kind of fat that can be found in avocado Unsaturated
A yellow spread that contains trans fat Butter
The amount of amino acids a person needs to consume Eleven
Where we get most of our water Underground
A red fruit that is not a good source of carbs Strawberry
Comes from animals and contains saturated fat Meat

Recipe Terms & Definitions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to cut into long, thin strips. Julienne
to cook with dry heat, usually in an oven bake
to heat a liquid until bubble rise constantly to the surface boil
to cook by direct heat, as in a broiler broil
to cook in hot fat such as grease fry
to heat a solid food, such as butter, until it becomes a liquid melt
to cook meat or poultry in the oven by dry heat roast
to cook in a small amount of fat saute
to cook in liquid that is just below the boiling point simmer
to cook over boiling water steam
to cut into small pieces chop
to break food into small pieces by rubbing it against a grater grate
to cut into very small pieces mince
to remove a thin layer of skin or peeling from fruits and vegetables pare
to mix ingredients with an over-and-over motion beat
to mix two or more ingredients together blend
to blend ingredients until soft and smooth, such as butter with sugar cream
to combine shortening and dry ingredients with a pastry blender or two knives cut in
to press and fold dough with the hands until it is smooth knead
to combine two or more ingredients by beating or stirring mix
to put dry ingredients through a sifter to break up particles and mix thoroughly sift
to mix ingredients lightly toss
to beat rapidly until the mixture is fluffy whip
to place a coating over a food, such as bread crumbs bread
to refrigerate a food until it is completely cold chill
to lower the temperature of a food, usually to room temperature cool
to rub a surface with fat, such as shortening, oil, or butter grease
to soak food in a sauce before cooking to make it more tender or more flavorful marinate
to bring a health unit, such as an oven, to a certain temperature before using it preheat
to add salt, pepper, herbs, and other seasonings to a food season

6 main nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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