Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword
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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

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle
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This is not a fat
By eating too much fat, you can get this
Part of a system in your body
This is one of the 2 types of proteins
Fat acts as a ___________
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood
This type of iron is found in plant sources
A food containing heme iron
One iron absorption inhibitor
This is one type of lipoprotein
This is one type of bad fat
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health
Starches can be found in this
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood
This fiber absorbs water like a rake
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this
Sugars found in fruits are called _______
Sugars found in milk are called __________
Main source of carbohydrates is__________
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______
Proteins are used to make______
One of the animal sources of protein are
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins
Fat helps form coverings around this

nutrition basics Crossword

nutrition basics  Crossword
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main source of energy
simple carbohydrates are also called
about 1/5 of your body's total weight is made up of
proteins also help in fighting diseases because they are part of the
provides heat and energy for the body
these are the "bad" fats
these are considered the "good" fats
what kind of carbohydrates should we eat more
read this to know the amount of and type of fat you get in a serving
at room temperature, fats from animal sources are usually
is not a fat
cholesterol circulates in the bloodstream in chemical groupings called
iron found in animal sources
what is the source of non-heme iron
other sugars are called
found mainly in sugar cane
a carbohydrate that does not provide the body with energy
this type of fiber would dissolve in water
insoluble fiber promotes
avoid foods that are
starches can be found in some
eating foods high in refined sugars is referred to as eating
sugars that occur mainly in fruits
lactose is sugars found in
sugars that are found mainly in grains

Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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

FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

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

Nutrients Review Crossword

Nutrients Review Crossword
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Help us survive and grow
Made up of sugars
Salt, iron, copper
Good source of omega-3
"Forgotten nutrient"
Water regulates body temperature through ___
Water is necessary for chemical ___
Drink 2-3 ______ of water each day
A, D, E, K are fat-soluble ____
Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated
A saturated fat
Cholesterol is not found in
"Good" fats lower risk of
Good source of fibre
Digestion breaks down proteins into
Amino acids from food
Builds, maintains, replaces tissue
Complex carbs/starches include ___ products
White sugar is a ______ carb
Fat-soluble vitamins are _____ in the body
Vitamin C and B vitamins are ___
Keeps you regular, lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar
This fat raises blood cholesterol
The "good" fat in avocados, olives, nuts
In baked goods, fried foods, processed foods

Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword

Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword
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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

Food and Nutrition Crossword

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

Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: The Preferred Body Fuel vocabulary Crossword

Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: The Preferred Body Fuel vocabulary Crossword
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a collective term used to prefer to all the monosaccharides & disaccharides
a carbohydrate made up pf single sugar units.
the body's main source of energy.
it is the body's source of energy.
made up of to sugar units
carbohydrates that are made up of many sugar units.
polysaccharide that is the storage form of energy in plants.
are the nondigestible carbohydrates and lignins that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants.
A lack of or an inability to use the hormone insulin, which results in a buildup of glucose in the bloodstream.
Indigestible polysaccharides that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants.
The body’s storage form of glucose (also known as animal starch).
A chemical produced in the body and released into the bloodstream to regulate specific body processes.
A low blood glucose level.
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that does not dissolve in water.
A hormone secreted by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose level.
An inability to digest lactose, the main carbohydrate in milk, due to a lack of the digestive enzyme lactase.
A carbohydrate sweetener that is separated from its natural source for use as a food additive.
The feeling of fullness a person has after eating food.
A monosaccharide or disaccharide.
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that dissolves in water.
A concentrated source of a nutrient, usually in pill, liquid, or powder form.
A polysaccharide, starch and fiber are complex carbohydrates.
are isolated, nondigestible carbohydrates that have beneficial effects in human health.
when food ingredients, such as fiber, are added to provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition the foods are called this.
is a measure of the speed at which various carbohydrates are digested into glucose, absorbed,k and enter the bloodstream.
is the sum of dietary and functional fibers.

MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS Crossword

MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS  Crossword
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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

Carbohydrates Crossword

Carbohydrates Crossword
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What is a the body's main source of energy?
What is the form of carbohydrate that supplies energy to the body?
What do you call a carbohydrate with a simple chemical structure?
What is a carbohydrate with a more complex chemical structure than a sugar?
A sugar that extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods is an _____ _____
What is plant material that can't be digested?
What Carbohydrate requires more work for the body to digest?
A substance that tastes sweet but has few or no calories is called a _____ __________.
A sugar with a single chemical unit is called a...
A sugar made of two monosaccharides is called a...
A ______________ is a sugar made up of several monosaccharides
______________ ia the process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert carbon dioxide and water to oxygen and glucose.