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FCSI Unit 6

Family and Consumer Science

Anorexia nervosa An eating disorder that causes people to starve themselves because they believe they are to fat.
Bulimia An eating disorder in which people feel they are too fat but cannot control their eating urges,so they eat large quantities of food and then vomit or take laxatives.
Calorie Units of or body fuel provided by carbohydrates,fats,and protein in food.
Diet All the foods a person eats regularly.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans A set of guidelines about food choices developed by the United States government
Eating disorders extreme, unhealthy behavior relating to food, eating and weight.
Empty-Calorie foods Foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients
Fad Diets Weight loss plans that are popular for a short time and are often based on misinformation, unusual requirements, and promise immediate weight loss.
MyPyrimid a guide developed by the USDA for healthful eating that divides food into six groups, and indicates a range of the number of servings needed daily from each group .
Nutrient chemical substances in food that help to maintain the body
Nutrient-dense Food a food that is rich in the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy
Nutrition the study of nutrients and how they are used to by the body
Obesity weighing twenty percent or more above desireable weight for height in an adult obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 or more.
Stress physical or psychological tension and strain.
Substance abuse misuse of drugs that damage an individual's health and ability to function.
Wellness the process of acquiring and maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and social health.
Protein Nutrient used to build, maintain, and repair tissue (like muscles)
Carbohydrates Nutrient used as the body's main source of energy
Fat stored energy
water most important substance for your body
Iron mineral that helps the blood carry oxygen to all parts of the body
Calcium Mineral that helps bones and teeth
Potassium mineral that regulates fluid in the body (helps prevent cramps in athletes)
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