Vitamins and Minerals Crossword

Found in whole grain breads.
Riboflavin keeps __________ tract healthy
Aides in the creation of blood.
When low on iron you can develope this.
Also called vitamin B
Chloride helps with tge regulation and ________ of blood cells
Needed for a healthy nervous system
Potassium can be found in ________.
Folate prevents _________ _________.
This mineral can be found in some nuts.
Only found in some fruits and vegtables.
A mimeral that comes in large quantities in fast food resturant fokd or packaged food.
Cyanocobalamin helpz build _____ ______ cells.
Aides in energy production.
Not found in nuts.
Calcium builds ________.
You can get vitamin D from the ________.
Food source of Vitamin K.
Vitamin A is found in deep _______ fruits.
___________ is a vitamin.

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

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

Vitamin and Minerals Crossword

Vitamin and Minerals Crossword

Maintains healthy nerves, brain, and muscle functions
Keeps lining of nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy
Also known as vitamin B3
Helps form red blood cells
Cyanocobalamin builds _____ blood cells
Prevents birth defects
Found in citrus fruits such as oranges
Vitamin A is a ______
Can be produced by our bodies when skin is exposed to sunlight
______ are protected from damage because of vitamin E
Helps blood clot
Regulates heartbeat, muscles and nerves
____-soluable vitamins include A,D,E and K
Helps build and renew hemoglobin
Sodium, chloride, and potassium are examples of ____
Magnesium helps nerved and muscles ____
Calcium helps build ___ and teeth
Helps in energy production
Zinc helps in growth and ____ of body tissues
Prevent tooth decay by strengthening teeth

Vitamins and Minerals Worksheet

Vitamins and Minerals Worksheet
Matching Worksheet

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

Vitamins & Mineral Crossword

Vitamins & Mineral Crossword

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



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

Nutrition Word Search

Nutrition Word Search
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Vitamin B12
Vitamin B6
Vitamin C
Vitamin k
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
vitamin A

Vitamins & Minerals Word Search

Vitamins & Minerals Word Search
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6 main nutrients Crossword

6 main nutrients Crossword

what source does Complete proteins/fat come from?
what source does incomplete proteins/fat come from?
an example of a food item high in trans fat is?
what part of your body does water hydrate?
what do carbohydrates,protein and fat all provide
folic acid is an example of a?
Iron is an example of a?
plant sources of essential nutrients are sometimes refereed to as an?
what nutrient helps with tissue repair and growth?
which vitamin assists in bone development?
OJ is a significant source of what vitamin?
olive oil, canola oil, fish oil , soy bean , tree nut , peanus and avacodo all contain what type of fat?
beef, chicken, pork, eggs,milk,cheese,yogurt,sour cream, cream cheese and butter all contain what type of fat?
out of all the six nutrients which one is exemplary of Milk?
Carbohydrates are usually found in what type of product?
Products with alot of sugar contain what type of nutrient?
this is not a nutrient because it does not get absorbed by the body.
what type of mineral strengthens bones and teeth?
packaged foods have a high content of what?
when considering the six nutrients... it is important to maintain a...
other than drinking water, what food group can you get the MOST water from?
other than from the food you eat, what is another form of vitamins and minerals?
which nutrients protects organs?
if you drink soda excessively what mineral deficiency could you get over time?
the mineral, calcium is best found in which food group?
in our food and nutrition class, what beverage did we learn could cause a deficiency of essential nutrients?

Nutrients Crossword

Nutrients Crossword

Chemical substances from food your body needs to live
Purified nutrient or nonnutrient substances that are manufactured or extracted from natural sources
a substance that prevents or slows chemical reactions involving oxygen
The body's chief source of energy, coming mostly from plant foods
the form of sugar carried in the bloodstream for energy use throughout the body
A form of complex carbohydrates from plants that humans can not digest
Chemical chains that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms
Fatty acids with odd molecular shape
Fatlike substance found in every cell of the body
Chemical compounds that are found in every body cell
the building blocks of proteins
used to make a chemical compound the eyes need to adapt to darkness - found in orange and dark green fruits and vegetables
Promotes the growth and proper mineralization of bones and teeth - found in eggs, liver, and fatty fish
Vitamin D deficiency can result in this
In humans this functions as an antioxidant - found in fats and oils, whole grain breads and cereals, liver, eggs
Known as the blood clotting vitamin - found in leafy green vegetables and cauliflower
Also known as asorbic acid - helps in the formation and maintenance of collagen
a prolonged deficiency of Vitamin C
Known as Vitamin B - helps the body release energy from food - found in all foods EXCEPT fats, oils and refined sugars
Vitamin B2 - a member of the B-complex group - helps with the breakdown of carbohydrates
Helps the body produce normal blood cells - very important in the diet of pregnant women

Fruits and Vegetables Crossword

Fruits and Vegetables Crossword

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