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substances that your body needs to grow, to supply you with energy, and to repair itself nutrients
a desire, rather than a need, to eat appetite
the process by which the body takes in and uses food nutrition
a simple carbohydrate; also known as our blood sugar glucose
the starches and sugars present in foods carbohydrates
the result of the hydrogenation process of a lipid trans fat
another name for fat; a fatty substance that doesn't dissolve in water lipid
units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body calories
a natural physical drive that protects you from starvation hunger
the type of cholesterol that helps to clear clogged arteries HDL
a type of fat that is solid at room temperature and associated with an increased risk of heart disease saturated fat
nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues proteins
products that have not been refined and are high in fiber whole grain
the number of essential amino acids that we need from food nine
a type of fat that has been associated with a reduced risk of cancer omega three
the building blocks of protein amino acids
an indigestible complex carbohydrate fiber
the condition of being extremely overweight obesity
someone who eats nothing animal-related vegan
an eating disorder in which a large quantity of food is consumed in a short period of time, often followed by feelings of guilt or shame. bulimia

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Food and Nutrition Crossword

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The starches and sugars present in foods which are made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are used to store energy for the body. Carbohydrates
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Fiber
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions. Basal Metabolic Rate
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids. Proteins
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy. Nutrients
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water. lipid
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body. Calories
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together. Cellulose
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks). Diet
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions. Metabolism
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food. Nutrition Label
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas. Starches
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins. Amino Acids
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day. Energy Balance

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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 Puzzle

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

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Food and Nutrition Crossword Puzzle

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

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Nutrition and Fitness Crossword Puzzle

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What is the science or study of food and the ways in which the body uses food? Nutrition
_____________ is the ability of the body to carry out daily physical activities without getting out of breath, sore, or overly tired. Physical Fitness
The ability of the joints to move through their full range of motion. Flexibility
Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type FITT
Energy-giving nutrient that includes sugars, starches, and fiber. Carbohydrates
Important to warming up and cooling down. Increases Flexibility Stretching
_________________ is an energy-giving nutrient made up of amino acids. Protien
_______________is an energy-giving nutrient and is the main form of energy stored in the body. Fats
A class of nutrients that contain carbon and are needed in small amounts to maintain health and allow growth. Vitamins
Chemical elements that are needed for certain processes such as enzyme activity. Minerals
Activity that gets you ready for a workout. Warm Up

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FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

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MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY CARBOHYDRATES
THE MAIN SOURCE OF CARBOHYDRATES PLANTS
ALSO CALLED A SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES SUGARS
SUGARS FOUND IN FRUITS FRUCTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN GRAINS MALTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN MILK LACTOSE
EXTRACTED FROM PLANTS TO SWEETENED FOODS SUCROSE
MADE UP OF LARGE MOLECULES OF SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
FORM OF CARBOHYDRATES THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE THE BODY WITH ENERGY FIBER
FIBER WILL DISSOLVE IN WATER SOLUBLE FIBER
FIBER WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN WATER INSOLUBLE
THIS BULK HELPS TO MOE FOOD THROUGH THE LARGE INTESTINE, PROMOTING REGULAR____ BOWEL MOVEMENTS
HELP THE BODY GROW, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR CELLS AND TISSUES PROTEIN
PROTEIN ALSO PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN REGULATING THE BODY IMMUNE SYSTEM
CAN BE FOUND IN LEGUMES, SOME VEGETABLES AND GRAINS STARCHES
FAT-LIKE SUBTANCE THAT IS PRESENT IN ALL BODY CELLS CHOLESTREROL
CHOLESTEROL CIRCULATES IN THE BLOODSTREAM IN CHEMICAL GROUPINGS CALLED? LIPOPROTEINS
LOWER LDL CHOLESTEROL, INCREASE HDL CHOLESTEROL POLYUNSATURATED FAT
INCREASE LDL CHOLESTEROL SATURATED FAT
FOUND WHEN VEGETABLE OILS ARE PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED TRANS FAT
PEANUTS OIL, CANOLA OIL, OLIVE OIL MONOUNSATURATED FATS
CONDITION THAT RESULTS WHEN A PERSON DOES NOT GET ENOUGH IRON ANEMIA
NEEDS IRON FOR BODY TI BUILD WHAT? HEMOGLOBIN
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN BEEF LIVER, AND FORK LIVER HEME-IRON
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN CANNED BEANS NON-HEME IRON

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Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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It is a fat-like substance that is present in all body cells and is needed for many essential body processes Cholesterol
These are the nutrients that help the body grow, maintain, and repair cells and tissues Proteins
Sugar that occurs naturally in fruits Fructose
Provides heat and energy for the body Fat
It takes cholesterol from the liver, to wherever it is needed in the body LDL
This type of fiber increases the thickness of the stomach contents and has been shown to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
It picks up excess cholesterol and returns it to the lover, where it does not harm the body. HDL
Sugar that occurs naturally in milk Lactose
These are the main source and the most easily digested source of energy. Carbohydrates
Sugar that occurs naturally in grains Maltose
This type of fiber absorbs water like a sponge Insoluble
The substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of your body Hemoglobin
These are the main source of carbohydrates Plants
These carbohydrates are quickly broken down into a usable from by the body Simple
Sugar that are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods Sucrose
These are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates joined together Complex
This comes from plant sources such as: Vegetables, Fruit, Grain Products and Legumes Fiber
As with naturally occurring sugars, these bring other nutrients with them, providing good food value Starches
This type of fat inreases LDL cholesterol and is also known as bad fats Saturated
This type of fat found when vegetable oils are partially hydrogenated Trans
This type of iron is found in animal sources, and is highly available for absorption. Heme Iron
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non heme Iron
This is the condition that results when a person does not get enough iron. Anemia
The cholesterol that circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings Lipoproteins
Proteins that are made up of chains chemical building blocks Amino acids

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Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

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Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

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This is not a fat Cholesterol
By eating too much fat, you can get this Heart Disease
Part of a system in your body Proteins
This is one of the 2 types of proteins Incomplete
Fat acts as a ___________ Cushion
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood Hemoglobin
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non-heme-iron
A food containing heme iron Sardines
One iron absorption inhibitor Soy
This is one type of lipoprotein Low-density
This is one type of bad fat Saturated
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this Anemia
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health Good
Starches can be found in this Vegetables
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
This fiber absorbs water like a rake Insoluble
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this Energy
Sugars found in fruits are called _______ Fructose
Sugars found in milk are called __________ Lactose
Main source of carbohydrates is__________ Plants
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______ Sugar cane
Proteins are used to make______ Antibodies
One of the animal sources of protein are Seafood
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins Amino-acids
Fat helps form coverings around this Nerves

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Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword

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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

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