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anaemia
body
calcium
diet
dietary
digestive
disease
food
healthy
system

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

Lifestyle Diseases Crossword

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Two _________ and five vegetables. fruit
Food like spinach, carrots, and cauliflower. vegetables
Means that the disease runs in the family. heredity
Healthy choice for helping to reduce risk of lifestyle disease through movement. exercise
Lifestyle disease associated with glucose control. Diabetes
Lifestyle disease associated with the cardiovascular system. heart disease
Lifestyle disease associated with the digestive tract. bowel cancer
Lifestyle characteristic that involves how we fuel our body. Nutrition
Helps our body to recover over night. sleep
Unhealthy _______________ are the key cause of lifestyle diseases. behaviours
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with how old we are. age
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with whether we are male or female. gender
Disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth in the body. cancer
Blockage of blood flow to the brain. Stroke
__________________ plays a key part in the development of lung, mouth, and throat cancer. smoking
Diet, body weight, physical activity, sun exposure, and drug abuse are all _________________ risk factors. controllable
High blood pressure. hypertension
A fat like substance that occurs only in food of animal origin. cholesterol
Lack of sufficient amount of nutrient, which can often result in illness. deficiency
Chemical process that takes place in the cells after the body absorbs nutrients. metabolism
The body's process of breaking down food into simpler compounds for the body to use. digestion

Deficiency Diseases Crossword

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lack of vitamin A nightblindness
lack of iron anaemia
lack of vitamin D rickets
lack of vitamin C scurvy
lack of calcium osteoporosis
lack of iodine goitre
lack of vitamin K bleeding
lack of protein and calories marasmus
lack of protein kwashiorkor
diet high in fats and calories obesity

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Healthy Eating. Word Search

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Balanced Diet
Be Active
Blood Pressure
Bloodflow
Calcium
Carbohydrates
Cholesterol
Citrus Fruit
Diet
Fat
Fibre
Food Plate
Fruit
Glucose
Insulin
Latex Fruits
Minerals
Muscles
Nutrients
Obesity
Protein
Strength
Sugar
Vegetables

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

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__________ helps in energy production and helps the body resist infection. NIACIN
Meat, poultry, leafy vegetables, dried fruit all help with _________. IRON
_________, orange fruits, dairy products all help with vitamin A. SPINACH
Vitamin E is a _____________. ANTIOXIDANT
Vitamin B helps protect against __________ and form red blood cells. INFECTION
Vitamin D enchances __________ absorption. CALCIUM
___________ builds and renews bones and teeth. PHOSPHORUS
Vitamin A promotes ___________ skin and hair. HEALTHY
Calcium regulates __________, muscles and nerves. HEARTBEAT
___________ maintains healthy nerves, brain and muscle functions. THIAMIN
A vitamin that keeps the lining of the nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy is ________. RIBOFLAVIN
Another name for folic acid that helps rebuild red blood cells and prevents birth defects is _________. FOLATE
Iron helps rebuild and renew _________ to carry oxygen to cells. HEMOGLOBIN
Sodium, chloride and ____________ help with muscles and nerve actions. POTASSIUM
Foods like meat, liver, fish, dairy products, whole grain breads are all good sources of _________. ZINC
Sodium, chloride and potassium help maintain the body's __________ of fluid. BALANCE
Small amounts of __________ is added to the water supply in many communities. FLUORIDE
Vitamin K helps blood ________. CLOT
The body also ____________ vitamin D itself when exposed to sunlight. PRODUCES
Vitamin C helps wounds ________, keeps blood vessels healthy and increases resistance to infections. HEAL

Chapter 9: Nutrition Crossword

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

Dietary Guidelines Crossword

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Dietary Guidelines are reviewed every _____ years. five
Department of Health and Human Services HHS
A chronic disease Obesity
These are high in nutrients and fiber but low in calories Nutrient dense
A person's way of eating on most days. Eating pattern
How often you need to be active to be healthy Daily
Daily exercise can help prevent this chronic disease High blood pressure
Most of the foods in this food group don't contain fat Fruits
Group of nutrients in fruits and vegetables that protect against cancers, heart disease and other health problems Phytonutrients
Carbohydrate that cannot be digested by the body & gets rid of waste. Fiber
This type of grain includes all 3 parts of the grain kernel Whole
Dairy is a good source of this natural sugar Lactose
Type of milk heated to kill bacteria Pasteurized
Type of fats not healthy for your body; come from animal foods Saturated fats
Term used to refer to the group of beans and peas Legumes

Nutrition Crossword

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

Healthy Living Crossword

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Crossword
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Your body needs this to make Vitamin D Sunshine
You need these for growth Proteins
You get energy from eating these Carbohydrates
Potatoes, bread, rice and pasta all contain this Starch
Between 70% and 80% of your body is this Water
This fat is bad for your heart Cholesterol
Burgers, crisps, chocolate and fries are examples of this Junk
This means keeping our bodies, mouth, hair and clothes lcean Hygiene
This disease is caused by eating too much sugary foods Diabetes
Some people are allergic to this milk sugar found in dairy products Lactose
This is found in fruits and vegetables and helps digestion Fibre
These are a good source of protein for vegetarians Beans
Taking the stairs instead of the lift is a good way to take this Exercise
You need plenty of this so you can stay alert and refresh your energy Sleep
This mineral is needed to make strong bones and teeth Calcium
This is the food that you eat Diet