Type
Word Search
Description

depression
fatigue
collagensythesis
diarrhea
teeth
bones
skin
peppers
berries
scurvy
watersoluable
VitaminC

The 6 Main Nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

__________ 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

Deficiency Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lack of vitamin A nightblindness
lack of iron anaemia
lack of vitamin D rickets
lack of vitamin C scurvy
lack of calcium osteoporosis
lack of iodine goitre
lack of vitamin K bleeding
lack of protein and calories marasmus
lack of protein kwashiorkor
diet high in fats and calories obesity

VITAMINS AND MINERALS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Skin Care Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Collagen
Retin A
Vitamin C
Moisturizer
Sun block
Sun damage
Enhanced skin rejuvenation
Facial cleanser
Darkspots
Crowsfeet
Wrinkles

Nutrition Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

niacin
phosphorus
potassium
sodium
zinc
selenium
iron
magnesium
Calcium
Vitamin C
Vitamin B12
Folate
Vitamin B6
Thiamine
Vitamin k
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Riboflavin
vitamin A

Vitamin and Minerals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Maintains healthy nerves, brain, and muscle functions Thiamin
Keeps lining of nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy Riboflavin
Also known as vitamin B3 Niacin
Helps form red blood cells Pryidoxine
Cyanocobalamin builds _____ blood cells Red
Prevents birth defects Folate
Found in citrus fruits such as oranges Vitamin C
Vitamin A is a ______ Antioxidant
Can be produced by our bodies when skin is exposed to sunlight Vitamin D
______ are protected from damage because of vitamin E Nutrients
Helps blood clot Vitamin K
Regulates heartbeat, muscles and nerves Calcium
____-soluable vitamins include A,D,E and K Fat
Helps build and renew hemoglobin Iron
Sodium, chloride, and potassium are examples of ____ Minerals
Magnesium helps nerved and muscles ____ Function
Calcium helps build ___ and teeth Bones
Helps in energy production Phosphorous
Zinc helps in growth and ____ of body tissues Maintenance
Prevent tooth decay by strengthening teeth Floride

Healthy Lifestyle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sodium Salt
Type of shoe used for jogging Runners
What do you put in a smoothie Fruit
A recommended daily activity Exercise
What is the best medicine Laughter
Keeps the doctor away Apple
Used to clean teeth Toothpaste
A place to wash Shower
Major sporting event Olympics
Salt, sand and fresh air Beach
Clear the mind Meditation
People whose company you enjoy Friends
A good source of Potassium Banana
A good source of Omega 3 Seafood
This Juice has Vitamin C Orange
Most important meal of the day Breakfast
Commonly used in coffee or with cereal Milk
A good source of protein eggs
What helps keep bones and teeth strong Calcium

Micronutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A, B, C, D, E, K Vitamins
Calcium, magnesium, sodium, iodine, iron are examples. Minerals
Citrus fruits, tomatoes and tomato juice, and potatoes are major contributors of ________________ to the American diet Vitamin C
Deficiency of vitamin D in adults can lead to_______________. Osteomalacia
Milk, yogurt, and cheese are rich natural sources of ____________ and are the major food contributors of this nutrient to people in the United States. Calcium
The best source of vitamin D Sun
The body uses sodium to control ______________ _________________ Blood pressure
This mineral started being added to table salt in 1924 to prevent goiter Iodine
These vitamins are fat soluble. ADEK
These vitamins are water soluble. BC
When levels of this mineral are low, fatigue, weakness and difficulty maintaining body temperature often result. iron
Whole grains are a good source of this mineral. Magnesium
Deficiency of this mineral has been proven to result in weakened immune system which may lead to having more colds. Zinc
There are this many vitamins that make up vitamin B complex eight
Iron is best absorbed from _____________ sources. Animal
___________ are high in vitamin A and may turn your skin orange if you eat too many. Carrots
Vitamin E is required for the proper function of many organs in the body, and is also an _____________. This means it helps to slow down processes that damage cells. Antioxidant
This mineral helps regulate fluid balance, muscle contractions and nerve signals. Potassium
This mineral works with calcium to help build bones Phosphorus