Save
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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
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

A-Health 1

5th grade Health Ch.2

TermDefinition
vitamin D the "sunshine vitamin"
vitamin A the vitamin that helps your eyesight;body can manufacture this vitamin from carotene; good sources include: deep yellow fruits and vegetables
B vitamins eight vitamins that work together; good sources include: liver and wheat germ
vitamin C water-soluble vitamin that you need daily because the body cannot store it; good sources include:citrus fruits
vitamin E helps to heal burns and wounds when applied directly
vitamin K fat-soluble vitamin that helps your blod to clot; good sources include: alfalfa sprouts and green leafy vegetables
calcium most common mineral found in your body
phosphorus mineral that works with calcium to give you strong bones and teeth
magnesium mineral needed by the body for strenuous activities
sodium mineral found naturally in table salt
potassium lack of this mineral makes you feel tired and grouchy
iron mineral that helps your blood stay healthy
iodine mineral that helps your thyroid gland function properly;lack of this mineral can cause a goiter good sources include: iodized salt
zinc mineral necessary for normal growth, for wounds to heal properly, and to keep your body's immune system functioning; good sources include: shellfish
energy the ability to do work
Calories measures the amount of energy stored in food
malnutrition poor nutrition
protein provide your body with material for growth and repair
carbohydrates foods containing sugar and starch; gives you energy for physical activity
saturated fats animal fats, palm oil and coconut oil
nutrients substances found in food that help your body grow and develop
balanced diet diet containing all the nutrients necessary to keep you healthy
metabolism process by which your body produces and uses energy from food
minerals nutrients from the soil that are found in many foods you eat
Osteoporosis disease in which the bones of adults become fragile
Goiter swelling in the neck that is caused by insufficient iodine
Anemia disease caused by a lack of vitamin D
Rickets condition in which a person has too few red blood cells
high-Calorie foods foods that produce much energy
low-Calorie foods foods that produce little energy
unsaturated fats vegetable oils and fish oils
simple carbohydrates short chains of simple sugars
complex carbohydrates long chains of simple sugars
fiber nutrient that helps with the eliminate waste materials in your body
fats and oils nutrient that you need the least of
Created by: vwalker5
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards