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to take in and make part of itself(i.e., bones take in and store calcium and other mineral) absorb
one that follows the USDA's Food Guide in order to provide all the nutrients needed to maintain growth and good health and continuously repair damaged tissues balanced diet
any of the hard, living tissue forming the skeleton bone
a term used to define a lifetime commitment to taking care of your bones bone health
the strength and solidity of the bone; peak bone mass is bone at its strongest, most solid, most dense Bone mass
the process in which old bone is broken down and new bone is formed Bone remodeling
a mineral needed to build strong bones and teeth and essential for good health Calcium
SERIOUS AND SOMETIMES fatal disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, which is needed to convert sugars and starches into energy Diabetes
an abnormal relationship with food like anorexia and bulimia;can lead to loss of bone mass Eating disorders
foods that contain a lot of calories but are low in nutrients Empty calories
systematically raising the heart rate and maintaining it there for a predetermined number of minutes Cardiovascular
exercises in which your bones and muscles work against gravity; any exercise in which your feet and legs are bearing your weight; most important for building and retaining strong bones Weight-bearing
healthy , in good physical condition fitness
the addition of nutrients to foods during the processing; anything fortified with a nutrient has extra amounts of nutrient Fortified
to keep from happening; make impossible by prior action Prevent
a major body system made of a skeleton consisting of 206 bones; the skeletal system gives the body shape, provides places for the muscles to attach allowing movement, provides protection for major organs, helps manufacture blood, and absorbs and stores important minerals. Skeletal System
the vitamin necessary in order to absorb calcium Vitamin D
the term used to describe a variety of heart disorders like high blood pressure, blocked arteries, heart failure, and heart attack Heart disease
a major body system involving around 600 muscles; muscles attach to bones across joints, giving the body the ability to move and bend Muscular system
the science or study of proper diet Nutrition
a condition that occurs when a person’s weight is in the unhealthy range for their height resulting in heart disease, diabetes, stroke, ect. Obesity
porous bone; a disease characterized by loss of tissue from bone, causing it to become brittle and easily fractured osteoporosis
active use of the body in order to make it stronger and/or healthier exercise

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

6 main nutrients Crossword

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Description

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

Human body Crossword

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Description

a group of body parts that work together to perform a job system
a body part that does a special job within a body system organ
a group of cells that look alike and work together to do a certain job tissue
the basic unit of all living things. (buillding blocks) cell
a tough,rubbery tissue that makes up parts of the skeleton cartilage
the place where two bones come together joint
a strong cord of tissue that attaches muscle to a bone tendon
a strong, flexible tissue that holds bones together at a joint. ligament
body tissue that moves parts of the body muscle
the kind of muscle that a person can control voluntary muscle
the kind of muscle that works without a person's control involuntary muscle
Made up of around 200 bones. The bones help give shape to your body.Your bones help support you. Bones work with muscles to help you move. skeletal system
The muscles also help give your body shape and help you move. Includes more that 600 muscles.. Muscular system
Made up of your heart and blood vessels. The blood brings oxygen and nutrients to cell. circulatory system
Made up of lungs and the tubes leading to them. Air enters your lungs each time you breath in. The oxygen in your lungs passes into your blood which is delivered to you cells. respiratory system
Includes your stomach and intestines. Breaks apart food you eat so that your body can use it for fuel. Your stomach churns the food until it is turned into liquid digestive system
Made up of the brain and nerves (spinal cord) this system help control your thoughts and feelings nervous system

Guide to good food Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A physical activity that speeds a persons heart rate and breathing Aerobic activity
An eating disorder where the person starves themselves Anorexia Nervosa
Proportions of bone,muscle,fat and tissue that makes up body weight Body composition
The unit used to measure the amount of energy value in foods Calorie
Thick yellow fluid that has antibodies in breast milk and will protect body from infection Colostrum
Abnormal loss of body fluids Dehydration
A diet that is popular for a short period of time Fad diet
The bodys ability to meet physical demands Fitness
Negative physical reaction to food that does not involve the body immune system Food intolerance
Producing breast milk Lactation
Foods that have more vitamins and minerals compared to the number of calories it supplies nutrient-dense-foods
doctors who specialzie in the care of preganat women and babys at birth obstetrician
baby doctor Pediatrician
Foods that have been canned,frozen,dried,cooked,or fortified processed foods
physical or mental tension causes by a reaction to a situation stress
recommended number of daily savings for each food groups USDA food guide
using healthy food choices and exercise to maintain a healthy weight weight management
unborn baby fetus
a reaction to the body immune system when exposed to protein in foods food allergy
severe condition in which the body can not control blood sugar levels Chronic diabetes

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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Description

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

Body System Review Crossword

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Description

Which system removes waste materials from our body Urinary
Which system allows us to move different parts of our body? Muscular
Which system protects the organs of the body? Skeletal
Which system takes and removes air from out bodies respiratory
Which system breaks down food in our body? digestive
Which system is made up of parts that help move substances throughout the body? circulatory
Which system is the control center of our body? Nervous
Passage by which food goes from mouth to stomach esophagus
Absorbs vitamins and minerals in the digestive system smallintestine
Absorbs water from remaining indigestible food matter Largeintestine
The bones are connected by? ligaments
Blood cells are produced where? bonemarrow
A major organ that is known as the command center of the body Brain
It takes more muscles to frown than to____________? smile
The type of muscle that moves involuntary is called Smooth
The type of muscle that is voluntary is called skeletal
The type of muscle that makes up the heart cardiac

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Aerobics & Body Conditioning Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Exercise that uses oxygen and strengthens the cardiovascular system Aerobic
The capacity of the heart and lungs to sustain aerobic exercise endurance
without oxygen, such as high-intensity interval training (HIIT) anaerobic
the level of exercise intensity at which lactic acid builds up in the muscle tissue faster than it can be cleared away. anaerobic threshold
a measur of the amount of times the heart beats in a minute beats per minute
a component of fitness that measures the amount of fat to lean muscle body composition
A clinical measure of body fat based on height and weight in males and females BMI
relating to the heart and lungs cardiorespiratory
relating to the circulatory system of the heart, lungs, and vessels cardiovascular
type of training that involves body conditioning within a series of prescribed exercises circuit training
a muscle action in which the muscle lengthens eccentric
muscle action in which the muscle shortens or contracts concentric
a muscle action by which tension is created without lengthening or shortening the muscle isometric
the capacity of a muscle to withstand repeated contractions endurance
A Swedish word that means a training method in which pace is variable and the last runner in line sprints to the front of the line. Fartlek
The acronym for Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type FITT
Major source of enegy stored as glucose in the body glycogen
a measure of the amount of time the heart beats during an activity heart rate
A type of exercise that raises heart rate quickly and is difficult to sustain for longer than a few seconds high impact
a training method by which an athlete will vary speed and intensity of an exercise to affect heart rate Interval training
220-your age is how to calculate this: maximum heart rate
An unsafe training method that ignores rest and varaibility and results in illness and injury overtraining
the number of times a particular exercise is performed in a set reps
a method of training by which resistance (in the form of weights, bands, tubes, or body weight) is used to build muscle resistance training
a measure of maximum ventilatory capacity that can be positively affected by aerobic training VO2Max
a component of fitness that measure the suppleness/elasticity of muscle flexibility

Nutrition/Chapter 9 Crossword

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Description

substances in food that your body needs to function nutrients
small units that make up protein amino acids
what type of carbohydrates are starches? complex
a unit of heat that measures the energy available in food calorie
the study of nutrients and how the body uses them nutrition
the starches and sugars found in foods carbohydrates
tough, stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, and whole wheat fiber
nutrients that promote normal growth, give you energy, and keep your skin healthy fats
the nutrients used to build and repair cells proteins
compounds that help to regulate body functions vitamins
elements in foods that help your body work properly minerals
essential to every body function you have water
helps maintain your body's fluid balance potassium
helps build strong bones and teeth calcium
visual reminder to help consumers make healthful food choices myplate
the emotional desire for food appetite
the body's physical need for food hunger
teens need three cups of what per day to meet their nutrient needs milk
have a high amount of nutrients relative to their number of calories nutrient dense
weighing more than is healthy for a person of your gender, height, age, and body type overweight
weighing less than is healthy for a person of your gender, height, age, and body type underweight
the way you see your body body image
an eating disorder in which a person repeatedly eats large amounts of food and then purges bulimia nervosa
extreme eating behaviors that can lead to serious illness or death eating disorders
eating disorder in which a strong fear of weight gain leads people to starve themselves on purpose anorexia nervosa
a disorder in which a person repeatedly eats too much food at one time binge eating
how many categories of nutrients are there six
method for assessing your body size based on your height and weight body mass index

6 Essential Nutrients Crossword

Type
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Description

Provides energy for the body to use Sugarsandstarches
Builds and repairs muscle tissues Protein
Regulates body functions Water
Protect against certain diseases Vitamins
Sugars and Starches are forms of Carbohydrates
Stores energy for the body Fatsandoils
Support function of the heart Minerals
Absolutely necessary; extremely important. Essential
Carbohydrates can be found in the ______________ group. Grains
Vitamins and Minerals can be found in this food group. Fruit