Healthy Eating Crossword

Nutrients we need in relatively large amounts
Wholegrain foods contain high amounts of this nutrient
Potatoes, cereals, bread and pasta are a good source of ________________.
Nutrients we need in relatively small amounts
Dairy and alternatives are a good source of protein and vitamins. They are also a good source of which particular mineral?
Beans, peas and lentils are all types of p______s.
Some meats can be high in this particular type of fat
Beans, pulses, meats, fish and alternatives are all sources of this macronutrient
These fats are from plant origin and are said to be "healthier" options
Adults should eat no more than 6g of ___________.

Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Worst kind of fat
How many glasses of water should a person drink daily?
Type of sugar
Best kind of bread to eat
A food that comes in a shell and is high in protein
A substance usually used as a sweetener in food
Where most of our energy comes from
A kind of protein that contains all of the essential amino acids
A kind of protein that is lacking in all the amino acids
This fruit is made up of 92% water
Something men need more than women
Another word for fat
A seafood that is high in protein
We get this from cows
Best kind of fat that can be found in avocado
A yellow spread that contains trans fat
The amount of amino acids a person needs to consume
Where we get most of our water
A red fruit that is not a good source of carbs
Comes from animals and contains saturated fat

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

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

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?

Macronutrients Crossword

Macronutrients Crossword

This makes you poop
Forgotten nutrient
You get this from red meat
Whole grain products and vegetables are sources of this
One of the three nutrients used as energy sources
Teeth and bones contain the most of this
this unit is used as a measure of the energy released by food as it is digested by the human body
A type of food required in large amounts in the human diet
This is measured using calories
Fats or fatty acids that are liquid at room temperature
A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
A simple carbohydrate hat makes things sweet
This can come in a simple or complex form
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth
Calories derived from food with no nutrients
Identifies the proportion of nutrients in food
Lack of proper nutrition
A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates
This is made of just one or two sugar molecules
The process of increasing in physical size

Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword

Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword

Substances in food that your body needs to carry out its normal functions
the process of taking in food and using it for energy, growth, and good health
sugars and starches contained in foods
the tough, stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, whole wheat, and other whole grains.
nutrients that provide the building blocks your body needs for growth.
fats found in many animal products such as butter, meat, and cheese.
fats that are usually liquid at room temperature
nutrients that help regulate body functions
elements in foods that help your body work properly
a unit of heat that measures the energy available in foods
a mineral that helps control the amount of fluid in your body.
Nutrients found in fatty animal tissue and plant oils
start off as oils and are made solid through processing
how you view your body
waxy chemical our bodies produce and need in small amounts

Six Main Nutrients!! Crossword

Six Main Nutrients!! Crossword

A main nutrient you get from eating meat, nuts, legumes, and turns into amino acids.
This nutrient is divided into two categories. Simple and Complex.
You get this vitamin mainly from citrus fruits, but also other fruits, and some vegetables.
This vitamin is in not many foods, but you can get it from the sun.
Our body's are made of 70% of this nutrient.
These are components of foods, that are needed for your body to function.
This isn't a nutrient, but is important for bowel movements.
This nutrient can come as saturated or unsaturated.
This can is found in dairy products, and is important for bone structure.
This vitamin can help your skin.
This vitamin slows blood clotting.
You need an average of 2000 of these in a day.
You get this fat from plant sources.
You get this fat from animal sources.
This fat is very unhealthy, and can be found in processed foods.
This vitamin helps turn food into "fuel".
Helps maintain and create new blood cells.
Helps carry oxygen in the blood.
This type of protein is plant based.
This protein comes from animal sources.
This type of carbohydrate is found in milk, and fruits.
This carbohydrate is found in beans, and whole grains.
You can get this vitamin in high amounts from oranges.
Mixing peanut butter with whole grains will make this type of protein.
You need at least 8 cups of this in a single day.

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

main source of energy
sugar the occurs naturally in fruits
that occur naturally in grains
that occur naturally in milk
complex carbohydrates are made up of large molecules of
the main source of carbohydrates is
are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods
eating foods that are high in refined sugars
in the form of rice,paste,and bread products
such as peas and lentils
consuming large amount of these foods can lead to
that leads to sugar highs and lows
proteins are made of chains of chemical building blocks
helps form the protective coverings around
around vital organs such as the heart and liver
your body needs iron to build
there are types of proteins complete and
complex carbohydrates are broken down into two subcategories starches and
such as potatoes and corns that can be found in starches
fiber consist of plant material
there are two kinds of dietary soluble and
this bulk helps to move food through the large intestine,promoting regular
that provides for the body heat and
that promotes healthy and normal cell growth
carries vitamins A,D,E and K in the body

Nutrition Crossword

Nutrition Crossword

What are chemicals in food that body needs to work properly
the body need these in large quantities
the body only needs small amounts of vitamins and minerals
Energy released by some nutrients is measured in?
The bodies main energy source
A very important simple sugar
Special messengers that regulate many different body fuctions
This hormone is responsible for the digestion process
One major complex carbohydrate
One more complex carbohydrate
A white waxy substance that helps the body carry out its many processes
Fat is an essential nutrient that supplies chemicals called?
A chemical process that causes unsaturated fats to spoil

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

To include more fruits and veggies in your diet, when would be the ideal meal to eat them during to encourage such a habit?
These are great sources of energy in fruits and vegetables.
Sources of this can be added to fruit and vegetable snacks to make them even more nutritious and delicious
Try different vegetables, because our bodies like ___.
______ are nutrients in food that the body uses to build cell membranes, nerve tissue (like the brain), and hormones.
The body uses ___ as fuel.
What is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body?
Light (lite) and _______-fat foods may still be high in fat.
What is the requirement for a food to be labeled light (lite)? Have 50% less fat or _______ fewer calories per serving
One of the most harmful fats: s_____.
One of the most harmful fats: t_____.
Trans and saturated fats can cause what?
Unsaturated fats are ____ at room temperature.
One type of unsaturated fat: p_________.
One type of unsaturated fat: m_________.



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