Nutrition Crossword

I am used for energy in the body and can be complex or simple
I help with muscle repair, growth & size
I help with body warmth & protection of vital organs
I am considered a 'healthy' fat
I am fat that you should eat very little of and can be found in fast foods such as KFC
I am a fat you can eat a moderate amount of and I can be found in butter
I help with multiple cell functions and my friend called 'Minerals' helps me too
I am a vitamin and help you avoid eye problems
I am a fast source of energy that helps to keep you hydrated and replaces electrolytes during exercise
You should only sip me not chug on me during exercise
I am a type of carbohydrate that is a fast source of energy that burns up quickly, what is my GI value?
I am a type of carbohydrate that is a slow absorbed source of energy that is long lasting, what is my GI value?
I tell you the amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, & additives that are in a food
I should be eaten 30 minutes before exercise
I should be eaten 2 hours before a game
I am a term used for when you eat lots of carbs to stock your body up on sustainable energy for intense and long future exercise
I help with replacing fluids during exercise, cooling core body temperature, cell function and much more
Your body will get tired, decrease in intensity, lose muscle and have lack of cell function if you _________ eat
Your body will feel bloated, have digestion problems, have low blood flow, and reduced performance if you _______ eat

Nutrition Crossword

Nutrition Crossword

Nutrient that helps the body use proteins, fats and carbohydrates
Nutrient that provides energy and gives food flavor
Nutrient that is the body's main energy source
Nutrient needed for growth and cell repair
Nutrient that helps the body's chemical processes
Food you eat between meals
Daily eating plan that includes foods from all food groups
Food high in calories but low in vitamins and minerals
Reaction to a food that is caused the immune system
The sugar found in milk
A substance that helps a food taste better or last longer
The unit to measure the energy produced by food in the body
Nutritional information about food is printed on this
Suggested goals to help you stay healthy
Food that contain the same types of nutrients are in the same____________.
The nutrient that helps keep the body and cells hydrated
A substance that is added to food to flavor meats and other foods
A reaction of the body towards a food or something in a food.
Meals at these restaurants should not be eaten everyday
something added to food to keep it from spoiling or going bad
A commercial that tries to get you to buy a product is know as an ___________
Water,protein,carbohydrates,fats,vitamins and minerals are known as________.

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

This is not a fat
By eating too much fat, you can get this
Part of a system in your body
This is one of the 2 types of proteins
Fat acts as a ___________
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood
This type of iron is found in plant sources
A food containing heme iron
One iron absorption inhibitor
This is one type of lipoprotein
This is one type of bad fat
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health
Starches can be found in this
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood
This fiber absorbs water like a rake
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this
Sugars found in fruits are called _______
Sugars found in milk are called __________
Main source of carbohydrates is__________
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______
Proteins are used to make______
One of the animal sources of protein are
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins
Fat helps form coverings around this

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

To include more fruits and veggies in your diet, when would be the ideal meal to eat them during to encourage such a habit?
These are great sources of energy in fruits and vegetables.
Sources of this can be added to fruit and vegetable snacks to make them even more nutritious and delicious
Try different vegetables, because our bodies like ___.
______ are nutrients in food that the body uses to build cell membranes, nerve tissue (like the brain), and hormones.
The body uses ___ as fuel.
What is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body?
Light (lite) and _______-fat foods may still be high in fat.
What is the requirement for a food to be labeled light (lite)? Have 50% less fat or _______ fewer calories per serving
One of the most harmful fats: s_____.
One of the most harmful fats: t_____.
Trans and saturated fats can cause what?
Unsaturated fats are ____ at room temperature.
One type of unsaturated fat: p_________.
One type of unsaturated fat: m_________.

Chapter 9: Nutrition Crossword

Chapter 9: Nutrition Crossword

A stimulant that speeds up your central nervous system.
_________ foods are foods that contain antioxidants and can help reduce risk of chronic disease.
Starches are an example of ________ carbohydrates
Drugs that duplicate the function of testosterone
One of the 4 components of a healthy diet (includes proteins and fats).
Processed fat that is very unhealthy.
Found in grain products and are an example of complex carbohydrates.
A sugar that be found in vegetables and honey.
An important part of a person's diet and can be a source of useable energy.
One of the 4 components of a healthy diet that can be consumed as a drink.
Having high _______ can cause heart disease.
A natural compound created from three amino acids which helps with producing energy for the body.
Organic micronutrients.
Inorganic micronutrients.
A sugar that can be found in baked goods and candy.



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

6 main nutrients Crossword

6 main nutrients Crossword

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

Essential Nutrients Crossword

Essential Nutrients  Crossword

The body's main source of energy
Build up, maintain, and replace tissues in the body
Help your brain and nervous system develop correctly
Needed for the body to develop correctly
An example is calcium
Helps to regulate body temperature
Type of carb from fruits & lollipops
Type of carb from bread & pasta
Type of fat found in olive oil & tuna
Type of fat that helps your body absorb vitamins
Type of fat that should be avoided, found in fast food
Vitamin that helps your body repair tissues
Vitamin that helps the pigment in your eyes develop so you can see, found in carrots
Mineral that acts as a delivery system
Helps you body grow strong bones
Means to keep the right amount of water in your body

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

The number of MyPlate food groups.
Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are all good sources of dietary ___________.
______________ is a good source of heart healthy fats.
Finding ways to reduce food _____ can help to save nutrients and money.
Regular soft drinks, candies, cookies and other desserts are often high in _______________ sugars.
Atleast half of the grains eaten daily should be _____________ grains.
_______________ from plant sources are healthier than solid fats.
______________, also called beans and peas, are high in nutrients.
This food group is a good source of calcium.
A variety of different colored fruits and _______________ are recommended daily.
Fruits and vegetables provide nutrients, like vitamins and ________________.
MyPlate recommends that fruits and veggies make up ____________ of the plate.
Nuts and ___________ are part of the protein group.
Looking at __________ on the Nutrition Facts label will tell you how much salt per serving a food contains.
Drinking ___________ instead of sugar-sweetened beverages is one way to reduce added sugars.
Whole _________ are recommended more often instead of 100% juice.
A ___________ eating style is recommended for everyone.
Eating a ______________ of food is important.
________________ can help you develop a healthy eating style.
Children and adults should be physically ________________ on a daily basis.

The 6 Key Nutrients Worksheet

The 6 Key Nutrients  Worksheet
Matching Worksheet

Stores energy for the body
Vitamins and minerals can be found in this food group
Regulates body functions
Carbohydrates can be found in the ... group
Support function of the heart
what are the two types of carbohydrates
saturated and unsaturated are .....
a potato is an example of a .....
which nutrient is the building blocks of our body
which type of carbohydrate is considered 'the good carb'
fish is a good source of ...
What nutrient is our body mainly made up of?
What are substances found in food that your body needs for survival, development, energy and growth?
Meat is an example of
What is our main source of energy?
What provides insulation for our body?
Which nutrient helps our body use energy from food?
Which nutrient regulates activity of the cells?
Calcium and Iron are examples of...
What nutrient hydrates our body?
Do I need all 6 essential nutrients to live