Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 8

Nutrition (BALL)

QuestionAnswer
What is the function of Carbohydrates? Supplies energy for body functions
What are the functions of Fats? Form cells, protect nerves, maintain body temp and supplies energy
What are the functions of Proteins? Growth and repair of your body's tissues
What are the functions of Vitamins? Help the body with various processes, including use of other nutrients
What are three examples of minerals? Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Sodium
What is the role of water in the body? Helps maintain steady state(homeostasis), nearly all the body's functions take place in water solutions.
Define the term Metabolism. Is the chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy.
List 4 ways the body uses nutrients? 1. Regulate bodily functions 2. Promote growth 3. Repair body tissues 4. Obtain energy
What are the two general types carbohydrates? 1. Simple Carbohydrates 2. Complex Carbohydrates
Define Cholesterol. Is a waxy-fat like substance found in animal cells that may lead to heart disease or stroke.
What daily percentage of your daily calories should come from Carbohydrates? 45-65%
What daily percentage of your daily calories should come from Fats? 20-35%
What daily percentage of your daily calories should come from Proteins? 10-35%
What are the two forms of fat? 1. Saturated 2. Unsaturated
Which form of fat is solid at room temperature? Saturated fat
Name 3 foods that are a good source of protein. 1. Cheese (Parmesan) 2. Beans (Soybeans) 3. Lean Veil & Beef (Lean cuts) 4. Seeds (Pumpkin & Squash) 5. Lean Meats (Chicken) 6. Fish (Yellowfin Tuna)
What are the two classes of vitamins? 1. Fat-soluble 2. Water-soluble
How are trans fats made? What purpose are they used? Are made when manufactures add hydrogen to the fat molecules in vegetable oils. Keeps food fresh longer.
Define HDL High-Density Lipoprotein (GOOD cholesterol)
Define LDL Low-Density Lipoprotein (BAD cholesterol)
How many Amino Acids are there? 20
How many are considered Essential Amino Acids? 9
Define Dehydration A serious reduction in the body's water content.
Define Anemia & name the lack of what mineral that contributes to this? A condition in which the red blood cells do not get enough hemoglobin (iron)
Give two examples of foods that water-soluble vitamins occur in? Fruits & Vegetables
What percentage of your body is water? 65%
Created by: alexball