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Nutrition Quiz

Quiz 1

Nutrition how the body uses food for growth and developement and maintenance of health
Malnutrition inadequate supply of nutrients
Deficiency disease lack of essential nutrients- scurby- lack of Vitamin C Qwashiorkor- protein defiency
Hallow calorie foods high calorie food w/ low nutrient value- sweets, junk food
Digestion Breakdown of food
Enzyme Organic substance that aides in digestion and assist in chemical reaction
Absorption The movement of nutrients into the bloodstream
Metabolism How food is used after digestion and absorbtion in the production of energy
Basal metabolic rate amount of energy needed to maintain vital function at rest
Calorie Amount of heat or energy produced by food