Food and nutrition  Crossword

Number of food groups
Part of the dairy food group
Minimum amount of water an adult should drink a day
plant based healthy type of Fat
Foods rich in unsaturated fats
Starchy food should make up just over a ........ of the food we eat
Colour-coded nutritional information, ...... means medium
Soluble fiber found in barley, oatmeal, apples and beans, reduces the “bad” what?
higher fibre wholegrain varieties, such as
On average, men should have around 2,500 .......... a day
For an athlete, exercise breaks down .......... in the muscle, making protein an important nutrient to consume regularly.
What can help regulate blood pressure and volume
number for fruit and veg you should eat per day

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________.

Nutrients Review Crossword

Nutrients Review Crossword

Help us survive and grow
Made up of sugars
Salt, iron, copper
Good source of omega-3
"Forgotten nutrient"
Water regulates body temperature through ___
Water is necessary for chemical ___
Drink 2-3 ______ of water each day
A, D, E, K are fat-soluble ____
Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated
A saturated fat
Cholesterol is not found in
"Good" fats lower risk of
Good source of fibre
Digestion breaks down proteins into
Amino acids from food
Builds, maintains, replaces tissue
Complex carbs/starches include ___ products
White sugar is a ______ carb
Fat-soluble vitamins are _____ in the body
Vitamin C and B vitamins are ___
Keeps you regular, lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar
This fat raises blood cholesterol
The "good" fat in avocados, olives, nuts
In baked goods, fried foods, processed foods

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_________.

Food and Nutrition Crossword

Food and Nutrition  Crossword

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.
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions.
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids.
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy.
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water.
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together.
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks).
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions.
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food.
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas.
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins.
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day.



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

Healthy Eating Crossword

Healthy Eating Crossword

Nutrients we need in relatively large amounts
Wholegrain foods contain high amounts of this nutrient
Potatoes, cereals, bread and pasta are a good source of ________________.
Nutrients we need in relatively small amounts
Dairy and alternatives are a good source of protein and vitamins. They are also a good source of which particular mineral?
Beans, peas and lentils are all types of p______s.
Some meats can be high in this particular type of fat
Beans, pulses, meats, fish and alternatives are all sources of this macronutrient
These fats are from plant origin and are said to be "healthier" options
Adults should eat no more than 6g of ___________.

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?


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Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

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

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.