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Chapter7 mace/jr

What is the science or study of food and the ways in which the body uses food Nutrition
What a substance in food that provides energy or helps form body tissues and that is necessary for life and growth Nutrient
What is a class of energy-giving nutrients that includes sugars, starches, and fiber Carbohydrates
What is a class of energy-giving nutrients; also the main form of energy storage in the body Fat
What is a class of energy-giving nutrients that are made up of amino acids Protein
What is a class of nutrients that contain carbon and are needed in small amounts to maintain health and allow growth Vitamin
What is a class of nutrients that are chemical elements that are needed for certain body processes, such as enzyme activity and bone formation Mineral
What is the state of not having enough of a nutrient to maintain good health Nutrient Deficiency
What is a recommended nutrient intakes that will meet the needs of almost all healthy people (RDAs)
What is a recommended daily amount of a nutrient; used on food labels to help people see how a food fits into their diet Daily Value (DV)
What is a food guidance system that encourages healthy food choices and daily activity MyPyramid
What is a set of diet and lifestyle recommendations developed to improve health and reduce nutrition-related disease risk in the U.S. population Dietary Guidelines for Americans
What is a measure of the nutrients in a food compared with the energy the food provides Nutrient Density
What is a dietary pattern that includes few or no animal products Vegetarian
What is the sum of the chemical processes that take place in your body to keep you alive and active Metabolism
What shows the amount of energy that certain foods offer Calorie
What is a type of complex carbohydrate that provides little energy and cannot be digested by humsns Fiber
Created by: juniormacen