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what keeps your body healthy vitamins
A blood disorder that causes lack of energy, weakness... anemia
what causes you to have Brittle hair and nails vitamin B7
what causes mouth ulcers or cracks in the corners of your mouth iron deficiency
what causes bleeding gums vitamin C
what causes poor night vision and white growths on the eyes vitamin A
what causes red or white bumps on the skin vitamins A and C
what causes Poor Wound Healing vitamin A
what causes bone and back Pain vitamin D
what vitamin helps with Depression vitamin D

VITAMINS AND MINERALS Crossword

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Vitamin A can be found in vegetables and fruits that are this color orange
When you spend time outside in the sunshine, your body makes Vitamin D
Vitamins are Fat Soluble A D E K
Type of vitamins that needs to be taken daily because they regularly gets flushed out water soluble
Fat soluble vitamin that is an antioxidant and good for your skin Vitamin E
This vitamin is good for your immune system and found in citrus fruits Vitamin C
_____________________ - flav is usually add back into bread & grain products Riboflavin
Pregnant women need this before an during pregnancy Folate
Only found in Animal Foods Vitamin B12
Makes up 60% of your body Water
Dangerous for kids because they can easily overdose Caffeine
Found in milk, a mineral good for bones Calcium
Many Americans get much more of this than they need Sodium
Found in Bananas, an important electrolyte Potassium
Deficiency in this is called anemia Iron
Vegans are at risk for being low in iron and vitamin B12
Trace Mineral that has 100 functions in the human body zinc
Needed in very small amounts but very important Trace minerals

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

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

Nutrients Crossword

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Macro nutrient protein
deficiency disease vitamin A nightblindness
deficiency disease vitamin D rickets
source of vitamin d sunshine
source of vitamin e, many people have allergies to this nuts
the vitamin that helps blood clot k
deficiency disease of calcium osteoporsis
deficiency disease of iron anaemia
fat soluble vitamins adek
water soluble vitamins bc
a macro nutrient carbohydrate
helps prevent bowel disease and constipation fibre
the function of this vitamin is to release energy from food and health nerves b
the function of this vitamin is to heal cuts and wounds c
deficiency disease of vitamin b beriberi
deficiency disease of vitamin c scurvy
another name for vitamin c ascorbicacid
another deficiency disease of vitamin b pellagra
a source of vitamin b from an animal meat
a citrus source of vitamin c orange
a mineral found in the bones of tinned fish calcium
the RDA of this nutrient if 25-35g aday fibre
iron makes this substance in the blood, it helps carry oxygen haemoglobin
this vitamin helps absorb calcium d
this vitamin helps absorb iron c
this mineral helps make teeth strong flourine
this mineral controls water balance in the body sodium
this mineral combines with calcium for strong bones and teeth phosphorous
we should drink 8 glasses of this aday water
this nutrient helps produce hormones, enzymes and antibodies protein
this nutrient protects our delicate organs fat
too much of this type of fat builds cholestrol on the walls of our arteries saturated

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

Vitamins & Mineral Crossword

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______ Helps in energy production, maintains healthy nerves, brain and muscle functions. Thiamin
Riboflavin helps in energy production also helps the body resist ____ and keeps lining of nose, mouth and digestive track healthy. Infection
Niacin ( B3) is needed for a healthy _____ system. nervous
______ helps in energy production, needed for healthy nervous system, helps protect against infection and helps form red blood cells. Pyridoxine
Vitamin (B12) helps in energy production, needed for healthy nervous system, helps build red blood cells and also helps form ______ material genetic
Folate (folic acid) helps red blood cells, may helps protect against ______ disease and helps prevent birth defects. Heart
Vitamin C increases resistance to infection, maintains healthy ______ and gums, helps wounds heal and keeps blood vessels healthy. teeth
______ vitamins include vitamins A, D, E and K in fats. both in food and your body. stores this vitamin in body fat and in the liver. Fatsoluable
Vitamins A, C, and E act as ____ helping to protect the bodies cells from damage that can lead to health problems antioxidants
Vitamin A is an antioxidant, promotes growth and healthy skin and _____, helps eyes adjust to darkness, and helps body resist infections Hair
Vitamin D helps build strong _____ and teeth and also enhances calcium absorption Bones
Vitamin E is a antioxidant helps form red ____ cells and muscles also protects other nutrients from damage Blood
Vitamin K helps blood to ______ Clot
_____ builds and renews bones plus teeth, regulates heartbeat, muscles and nerves. Calcium
Phosphorus ______ and renews bones plus teeth, helps in energy production Builds
magnesium builds and renews bones also helps ______ and muscle function Nerve
Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium help maintain the bodies balance of ______ and helps with muscle and nerve actions_ Fluid
Iron helps and renew hemoglobin to carry ______ to cells Oxygen
Zinc helps heal wounds plus form blood also helps in growth and maintenance of the bodies _____ Tissues
Floride helps prevent tooth ______ by strengthening teeth Decay

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

Vitamins Minerals Fruit and Vegetables Crossword

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What are Vitamins ADE &K dissolved in? Fat
What condition is cause by a deficiency in Iron? Anemia
Deficiency of Vitamin D causes this condition in children. Rickets
Prevents Neural Tube defect such as Spina Bifada in unborn children Folacin
When you take too many fat soluble vitamins and it makes you sick is a ______________ Toxicity
Vitamin D also comes from this as well as food we eat. Sun
Vitamin A prevents night _____________ Blindness
Vitamin C prevents Scurvey
A type of fruit high in Vitamin C Citrus
Type of MIneral that balance fluids in your body. Electrolyte
Type of mineral that we need to get large amount of daily Macro
Fruits and 75% to 95% this nutrient Water
Browning occurs when cut surfaces of food reacts with air. This is called Oxidation
One of the colors of vegetable with the highest nutrition Orange
Number of cups of water suggested each day. Eight
To prevent Oxidation in fruits put a solution with ______________ acid on them. Ascorbic
Low or no urine and Thirsty are signs of _______________ dehydration
One of the 4 C's of Food Safety from Farm to Table chill
Whole and cut up fruit is a better way to consume fruit than ______________ juice
The mineral ____________________ prevents osteoporosis Calcium
Iron is an example of this type of Miineral Trace
The most economical time to buy fruit and vegetables in when they are (2words) inseason
One way to retain nutrients when cooking is to StirFry

Vitamins and Minerals Crossword

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Found in very few foods, lack of this vitamin leads to brittle bones. VitaminD
Vitamin C helps your body absorb this mineral Iron
B Vitamins like Thiamin, Riboflavin and Niacin help your body create this from foods. Energy
Vitamin B12 is unique in that it is only found in ____. Animalfoods
This mineral works with phosphorus to help strengthen bones and teeth. Calcium
Vitamin K helps to __your blood. Clot
This mineral was added to salt in the 1920's therefore a deficiency in US is rare. Iodine
This mineral was added to toothpaste in 1960's to help strengthen bones. Fluoride
Deficiency of iron may cause ___, which means low red blood cells. Anemia
Vitamin A helps with this, especially at night. Vision
A person who follows a ___ diet may need to take a B12 supplement vegetarian
This mineral is found in abundance in processed foods. Sodium
A deficiency of this water soluble vitamin may cause Scurvy. VitaminC
This electrolyte plays a key role in maintaining a normal heart beat. Potassium
Sodium, potassium and chloride are a group of minerals called this. Electrolytes
Deficiency of this mineral can lead to neural tube defects. Folate
Vitamins A, D, E and K are ___ soluble. fat
Vitamin B12 deficiency causes this type of anemia pernicious
Pellagra is caused by deficiency of this vitamin niacin
The grocery store we walk to for field trips. HarrisTeeter

Bone Health Crossword

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When bones do not calcify that is called? rickets
That is also mostly found in whom? children
According to current research, this vitamin may prove to be important to maintaining overall bone health. vitamink
Vitamin D3 is to plants as Vitamin D2 is to animals
Loss of calcium in bones is also known as osteoporosis
Besides calcium name another nutrient that vitamin D helps during bone growth? phosphorus
When bones are poorly mineralized it is called osteomalacia
Lacking in Vitamin D usually leads to a deficiency in what? calcium
Osteomalacia affects whom? adults
name an organ that participates in the activation of vitamin D? kidney
Osteoporosis is mainly found in whom? elderly
Name on source of vitamin D that has no toxic effect? sun
Name a Nutrient that aids in muscle contraction, hormone secretion, and regulates blood pressure. calcium
A(n) ___________ amount of calcium intake will increase the likelihood of developing kidney and an elevation of blood calcium excess
phosphorus aids alongside with calcium in the formation of ______________ crystal which give bone it strong and harden qualities hydroxyapatite
is phosphorus a vitamin false
This mineral can activate and deactivate enzymes phosphorus
Assists in regulating calcium homeostasis magnesium
necessary for generation of_________ from carbs, fat and protein; sometimes it stabilizes ________ and sometimes it directly activates enzymes ATP
magnesium is Important in maintaining __________ potentials across cell membranes and efficient functioning of all nerves and muscles dividing cells, needed in DNA and RNA synthesis electrical
only about _____ of the Mg consumed is absorbed and as you increase consumption half
Is rare in general population, more likely to occur in those experiencing alcoholism, kidney disease,_____________, gastrointestinal disease malnutrition
If calcium in the blood is too low the stimulation of a hormone called _______________ causes Calcium to be released from the bone causing an increase in blood calcium levels. parathyroid
If calcium levels in blood are too high the release of a hormone called Calcitonin
A diet deficient in calcium can affect _______ _______. bone mass
Severe elevations in calcium can cause a person to be in_______ or even death. coma
An __________ intake of Vitamin K has not been established because there are no documented side effects. excess
Is believed to be held accountable for the reduction in bone _________ density mineral
when young children consume too much __________ and extra teeth grow under the gums fluoride
Develops tooth _______  resistance to decay-causing acid. enamel