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Nutrition Word Search

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niacin
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vitamin A

Vitamins & Minerals Word Search

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ENZYMES
METABOLISM
REBUILD
MUSCLES
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Vitamins & Minerals Bingo Cards

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b- vitamins
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Folate
Water soluble vitamins
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Fruits and Vegetables Crossword

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Crossword
Description

_______ of your plate should be fruits and vegetables? Half
Oranges are high in _______. (two words) Vitamin C
Bright pink fruit with white flesh and black seeds. (two words) Dragon Fruit
Spinach, turnip greens, and soy beans are a good source of _______. Calcium
You should be eating _______ servings of both fruits and vegetables per day. Four
Fruits and vegetables like bananas and potatoes are high in _______. Potassium
_______ is a vitamin found in vegetables like broccoli, beans, and asparagus. Folate
Beta-Carotene, found in carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach, helps support the immune system and _______. Vision
_______ is a mineral found in artichoke hearts, butternut squash, and spinach, is important for maintaining healthy bones. Magnesium
Foods high in _______ __can help fight infection and maintain healthy skin and eyes. Vitamin A
Most fruits and vegetables are low in _______. Sodium
It's important to eat fruits and vegetables of every _______. Color
Fruits like apples, pears, and raspberries are high in _____, which can help prevent coronary heart disease. Fiber
This leafy green vegetable is high in iron. Spinach

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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Description

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 and Minerals Worksheet

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Positively charged extracellular electrolyte Sodium
Important for bone formation and a primary compound in ATP Phosphorus
Deficiency can lead to Beriberi Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Vitamin deficiency that causes ariboflavinosis Riboflavin
Deficiency found in corn based diets causing Pellagra Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Reduces risk of CVD by converting a.a. Homocysteine to Cysteine Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)
Too much of this vitamin can mask a simultaneous B12 deficiency Folate
Deficiency is seen in people who consume high amounts of egg whites over long period Biotin
Synthesis of thyroid hormone Iodine
Intrinsic factor aids in absorption in the small intestine Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)
Water-soluble vitamin-like nutrient Choline
Negatively charged extracellular electrolyte Chloride
Hyperkalemia alters normal rhythms of the heart Potassium

NATIONAL LAB WEEK Word Search

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BLOOD CULTURE
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MICROBIOLOGY
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URINALYSIS

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

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Crossword
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

Macromolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Adenine and Guanine PURINES
A sequence of monomers is referred to as a POLYMER
A macromolecule is composed of these single units MONOMERS
These are involved in tertiary structure. SIDECHAINS
This bond links the backbone in nucleic acids. PHOSPHODIESTERBONDS
This nucleic acid is single stranded. RNA
Composed of C,H, and O in a ratio of 1:2:1 CARBOHYDRATES
Protein's are very specific in their _____, as it determines their function STRUCTURE
This form of lipids are held together by an ester bond. TRIGLYCERIDE
This "macromolecule" doesn't match the definition perfectly. LIPIDS
Monomer of carbohydrates MONOSACCHARIDE
DNA -> RNA -> ______ PROTEIN
Covalent bonds between amino acids result in this specific type of bond PEPTIDEBOND
Nucleic acids are built from chains of NUCLEOTIDES
Only some proteins have this type of structure. QUATERNARY
If a protein is dropped in strong acid, it will... DENATURE
This macromolecule is made of amino acids PROTEIN
This lipid is found in cell membranes. PHOSPHOLIPID
This nitrogenous base is not found in RNA. THYMINE
Triglycerides have 3 of these, while phospholipids have 2. FATTYACIDTAILS
The plant equivalent to an animal's glycogen STARCH
Bond that joins two or more carbohydrate monomers together GLYCOSIDICLINKAGE
This word can be used to describe a fatty acid found in plants or fish. UNSATURATED
Reaction used to create polymers DEHYDRATION
Steroids are lipids that are composed of ______ rings. FOUR
Alpha helixes and beta sheets are created in what level of structure? SECONDARY

Deficiency Diseases Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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