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occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough haemoglobin in the blood anaemia
it is an essential mineral needed for building strong bones and teeth calcium
our bodies preferred source of energy carbohydrate
the pattern of foods eaten diet
the process of our bodies breaking down food into tiny pieces the nutrients can be absorbed digestion
something released when food is burned for fuel within the body energy
classified as either saturated or unsaturated fat
something found in grain foods, fruits, vegetables, legumes and beans fibre
a mineral that helps to prevent tooth decay fluoride
a naturally occurring sugar found in fruit and honey fructose
defined as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." health
by drinking the amount of water our body needs daily we achieve this hydration
an important dietary mineral that is involved in various bodily functions iron

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 Puzzle

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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

Nutrition Crossword

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Description

A substance like starch or sugar that is rich in energy Carbohydrates
Found in foods they our body needs for it to work properly Vitamins
Lack of insulin, resistance to insulin or high blood sugar Diabetes
Overweight Obesity
Obsessive desire to lose weight Anorexia
A fat that contains saturated fatty acids Saturated fats
Naturally occurring inorganic salts Mineral salts
Produced without the use of chemical fertiliser Organic
High in fibre and contains seeds Fruit
High in saturated fat Vegetable oil
A compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues Cholesterol
Healthy eating guide Food pyramid
Caused by bacteria and food in the teeth Tooth decay
Found in foods like meat, eggs and milk, important part of the human diet Proteins
Part of plant such as carrot, potato or cabbage Vegetables
Provides nourishment important for growth Nutrients
Being free from illness or injuries Health
A substance absorbed to maintain growth Food
Contains carbohydrates, vitamins, fibre ect. Balanced diet
Necessary for the trasportation of oxygen Iron

The 6 Key Nutrients Worksheet

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Matching Worksheet
Description

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

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 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

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

FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

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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

6 main nutrients Crossword

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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

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