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_______ 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

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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

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MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

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

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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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

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Nutrition Crossword

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A substance like starch or sugar that is rich in energy Carbohydrates
Found in foods they our body needs for it to work properly Vitamins
Lack of insulin, resistance to insulin or high blood sugar Diabetes
Overweight Obesity
Obsessive desire to lose weight Anorexia
A fat that contains saturated fatty acids Saturated fats
Naturally occurring inorganic salts Mineral salts
Produced without the use of chemical fertiliser Organic
High in fibre and contains seeds Fruit
High in saturated fat Vegetable oil
A compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues Cholesterol
Healthy eating guide Food pyramid
Caused by bacteria and food in the teeth Tooth decay
Found in foods like meat, eggs and milk, important part of the human diet Proteins
Part of plant such as carrot, potato or cabbage Vegetables
Provides nourishment important for growth Nutrients
Being free from illness or injuries Health
A substance absorbed to maintain growth Food
Contains carbohydrates, vitamins, fibre ect. Balanced diet
Necessary for the trasportation of oxygen Iron

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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

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Health and Wellness Crossword

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Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

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Nouns - Fruit and Vegetables Crossword

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A fruit that monkeys eat. Banana
This fruit comes in bunches Grapes
An orange vegetable with pips inside Butternut
This fruit is spikey and prickly Pineapple
A green leafy vegetable that Popeye eats Spinach
A smooth variation of a peach Nectarine
This green fruit has a large pip Avocado
A white vegetable that makes you cry Onion
These little things grow in pods Peas
This vegetable can be roasted, fried or mashed Potato
A small little fruit that makes your food strong Chillie
A long orange vegetable that rabbits like Carrot
A sour citrus fruit Lemon
Long thin green vegetables that grow on a stalk Beans

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Healthy Eating Crossword

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gala or granny smith apple
1 of your 5 a day fruit
they grow in the ground vegetables
fruit and ..... fibre
running, sport and walking etc exercise
they are orange carrots
you drink it water
eating your fruit and veg will make you this healthy
starches found in fruit and veg carbohydrates
found in meat, fish and eggs protein
colour of vegetables green
eating healthily diet

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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

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MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS Crossword

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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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