Type
Crossword
Description

The process of your body absorbing food Digestion
Helps make your bones strong and helps you grow Calcium
dietary _____ is is found in grain foods, fruits, vegetables etc. fibre
Included in 2 food groups as they are a good meat alternatives legumes
naturally occurring sugar found in fruit and honey Fructose
Helps give you a healthy immune system Zinc
______ can be healthy and found in fruits but if it is refined is bad for you and can give you cavities sugar
found in foods like cereals, bread, meat, fish, milk, dairy, nuts, fruit and can also be crystal forms mineral
a chemical compound that has a role in bitter tasting food fluoride
a highly restrictive eating plan that is designed to help you loose weight or help with a health condition diet

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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Description

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

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

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Description

__________ 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

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Healthy Eating Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

gala or granny smith apple
1 of your 5 a day fruit
they grow in the ground vegetables
fruit and ..... fibre
running, sport and walking etc exercise
they are orange carrots
you drink it water
eating your fruit and veg will make you this healthy
starches found in fruit and veg carbohydrates
found in meat, fish and eggs protein
colour of vegetables green
eating healthily diet

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

MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This is not a fat Cholesterol
By eating too much fat, you can get this Heart Disease
Part of a system in your body Proteins
This is one of the 2 types of proteins Incomplete
Fat acts as a ___________ Cushion
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood Hemoglobin
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non-heme-iron
A food containing heme iron Sardines
One iron absorption inhibitor Soy
This is one type of lipoprotein Low-density
This is one type of bad fat Saturated
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this Anemia
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health Good
Starches can be found in this Vegetables
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
This fiber absorbs water like a rake Insoluble
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this Energy
Sugars found in fruits are called _______ Fructose
Sugars found in milk are called __________ Lactose
Main source of carbohydrates is__________ Plants
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______ Sugar cane
Proteins are used to make______ Antibodies
One of the animal sources of protein are Seafood
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins Amino-acids
Fat helps form coverings around this Nerves

nutrition basics Crossword

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Crossword
Description

main source of energy carbohydrates
simple carbohydrates are also called sugars
about 1/5 of your body's total weight is made up of proteins
proteins also help in fighting diseases because they are part of the immune system
provides heat and energy for the body fat
these are the "bad" fats trans fats
these are considered the "good" fats unsaturated
what kind of carbohydrates should we eat more complex
read this to know the amount of and type of fat you get in a serving labels
at room temperature, fats from animal sources are usually solid
is not a fat cholesterol
cholesterol circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings called lipoproteins
iron found in animal sources Heme iron
what is the source of non-heme iron plant
other sugars are called refined sugars
found mainly in sugar cane sucrose
a carbohydrate that does not provide the body with energy fiber
this type of fiber would dissolve in water soluble
insoluble fiber promotes bowel movement
avoid foods that are processed
starches can be found in some vegetables
eating foods high in refined sugars is referred to as eating empty calories
sugars that occur mainly in fruits Fructose
lactose is sugars found in milk
sugars that are found mainly in grains maltose

Dietary Guidelines Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Healthy Living Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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