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Health Class- Nutrition Unit

What are the 5 categories of the Food Pyramid Grains, Vegetables, Fruits, Milk and Meats/Beans
Nutrients are: Substances found in food that provide Energy, Growth/repair, Regulate body Functions
Carbohydrates play what role Energy
Protein plays what role Growth/repair
List 6 High Glycemic Simple Sugars Table sugar, candy, cookie, soda, Honey, Fruit Juice
List 6 Low Glycemic Complex Sugars Breads, Pasta, Rice, Potato, cereals, crackers
To burn fat there must be oxygen, fat and sugar
Proteins are broken down into building blocks called Amino Acids
Of the 20 total Amino Acids, 8 are referred to as _____________ essential Amino Acids
Complete proteins are Eggs, fish, meat, poultry, milk
incomplete proteins are Lentils, peas, nuts, cereal, rice, dried beans
Water soluble vitamins (Vitamin B complex and vitamin C must be ingested daily as they are not stored by the body and travel in the fluid of the body
3 roles of minerals in the body Provide structure, Involved in maintaining normal hear rythm, muscular contractility and neural conductivity and regulate cellular metabolism
Major Minerals Calcium, sodium, iron, copper, Zinc, Iodine, Flourine
Created by: kgeiser