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

The 6 Key Nutrients Worksheet

Matching Worksheet

Stores energy for the body fats and oils
Vitamins and minerals can be found in this food group Fruit
Regulates body functions Water
Carbohydrates can be found in the ... group Grains
Support function of the heart Minerals
what are the two types of carbohydrates simple and complex
saturated and unsaturated are ..... a type of fat
a potato is an example of a ..... carbohydrate
which nutrient is the building blocks of our body protein
which type of carbohydrate is considered 'the good carb' complex carbohydrate
fish is a good source of ... protein
What nutrient is our body mainly made up of? water
What are substances found in food that your body needs for survival, development, energy and growth? nutrients
Meat is an example of fat and protein
What is our main source of energy? carbohydrates
What provides insulation for our body? fat
Which nutrient helps our body use energy from food? vitamins
Which nutrient regulates activity of the cells? minerals
Calcium and Iron are examples of... minerals
What nutrient hydrates our body? water
Do I need all 6 essential nutrients to live yes

The 6 Main Nutrients Crossword


What mineral helps strengthen bones and teeth? Calcium
75% of your body is composed of this Water
Saturated and Unsaturated are examples of what? Fats
A lack of this vitamin can cause scurvy Vitamin C
Another word for salt is? Sodium
This nutrient is important during pregnacy Folic Acid
Peanuts, Treenuts, Whole Grains and Oils are food sources for what nutrient? Vitamin E
Trans Fat is in what type of food? Processed
Simple and _______ carbohydrates Complex
Vitamin C helps this system function? Immune
What nutrient helps carry oxegen to the cells? Iron
Caloriesis another word for ______ Energy
What is the source for unsaturated fat? Plants
Beef, Chicken, Pork, Eggs, Milk, Cheese, Sour Cream, Butter and Yogurt come from this source? Animals
14 is examples of this type of fat? Saturated
_____ is not considered a nutrient because it does not get absorbed by the body. Fibre
Vitamin K promotes ______ blood clotting Normal
__________ protein helps with tissue repair and growth Incomplete
Jam and Cornsyrup are examples of ______ _____________. simple carbohydrates
Vitamin D helps to prevent __________ depression
Vitamin A helps prevent night _________ blindness
Vitamin E is an ___________ antioxident

Nutrition Crossword


Nutrient that helps the body use proteins, fats and carbohydrates Vitamin
Nutrient that provides energy and gives food flavor Fat
Nutrient that is the body's main energy source Carbohydrate
Nutrient needed for growth and cell repair Protein
Nutrient that helps the body's chemical processes Mineral
Food you eat between meals Snack
Daily eating plan that includes foods from all food groups Balanced Diet
Food high in calories but low in vitamins and minerals Empty Calorie Food
Reaction to a food that is caused the immune system Food Allergy
The sugar found in milk Lactose
A substance that helps a food taste better or last longer Additive
The unit to measure the energy produced by food in the body Calorie
Nutritional information about food is printed on this Food Label
Suggested goals to help you stay healthy Dietary Guidelines
Food that contain the same types of nutrients are in the same____________. Food Group
The nutrient that helps keep the body and cells hydrated Water
A substance that is added to food to flavor meats and other foods MSG
A reaction of the body towards a food or something in a food. Food Intolerance
Meals at these restaurants should not be eaten everyday Fast Food
something added to food to keep it from spoiling or going bad Preservative
A commercial that tries to get you to buy a product is know as an ___________ Advertisement
Water,protein,carbohydrates,fats,vitamins and minerals are known as________. Nutrients

Healthy Eating Crossword


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



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


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Essential Nutrients Crossword


The body's main source of energy Carbohydrates
Build up, maintain, and replace tissues in the body Proteins
Help your brain and nervous system develop correctly Fats
Needed for the body to develop correctly Vitamins
An example is calcium Minerals
Helps to regulate body temperature Water
Type of carb from fruits & lollipops Simple
Type of carb from bread & pasta Complex
Type of fat found in olive oil & tuna Unsaturated
Type of fat that helps your body absorb vitamins Saturated
Type of fat that should be avoided, found in fast food Trans
Vitamin that helps your body repair tissues VitaminC
Vitamin that helps the pigment in your eyes develop so you can see, found in carrots VitaminA
Mineral that acts as a delivery system Iron
Helps you body grow strong bones Calcium
Means to keep the right amount of water in your body Hydrated

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword


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

Nutrients Crossword


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

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword


amount of food that is customarily eaten. Servings Size
total number of servings Servings Per Container
"energy" supplied from all sources of food Calories
fat's contributuin to the total number of calories Calories from fat
shows how much of a nutrient is in one serving of the food daily value
waxy, fat like substance produced primarily by the liver cholesterol
a type of carbohydrate found in plant food dietary fiber
found in higher portions in plnts and seafood and are usually liquid at room temperature monounsaturated fat
found in higher portions in plant and seafood and are usaully liquid at room temperature polyunsaturated fat
one of the three macronutrients in food that provides calories or "energy" protein
found in higher portions in animal products and is usually solid at room temperature saturated fat
a mineral and one of the chemicalelements found in salt sodium
provide a sweet taste with fewer calories sugar alcohols
smallest and simplest type of carbohydrate. Are easily digested and absorbed by the body sugars
found primarily in plant food; one of the three macronutrients in food that provide calories or "energy" total carbohydrate
unsaturated fat and is not essential in the diet trans fat
organic substances made by plants and animals vitamins
inorganic substances that are not made by living things minerals