Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
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:
restart all cards

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

VP Ch.18 Part 1

Blume-Life Science Ch.18 Part 1

main sources of energy; starches and sugars carbohydrates
nutrients that repair and replace body cells proteins
subunits of proteins amino acids
inorganic nutrients that regulate the body's chemical reactions minerals
physical breakdown of food, as in chewing mechanical digestion
breakdown of large molecules of food for absorption chemical digestion
enzyme-containing fluid in the mouth saliva
muscular contractions that move food peristalsis
fingerlike projections in the small intestine villi
Unlike inorganic nutrients, organic nutrients contain __________. carbon
Starches are in foods such as potatoes and ________. grains
Milk, cheese, and __________ contain ALL the essential amino acids. eggs
The amount of energy available in foods is measured in _________. Calories
________ are nutrients that help store some vitamins. Fats
Saturated fats, found in ________, are believed to contribute to high cholesterol. red meats
________ are essential, organic nutrients that help the body use other nutrients. vitamins
Scurvy is a disease caused by the lack of __________. Vitamin C
Trace minerals include copper and __________. iodine
Nest to oxygen, _____ is the most vital factor for survival water
A protein speeds up the rate of chemical reactions in your body is called a ____. enzyme
The process of digestion begins in your ________. mouth
Food that leaves your stomach is the form of a thin, watery fluid called ______. chyme
The major portion of all food _________ takes place in the duodenum. digestion
The major job of the _________ is to absorb water from undigested food. large intestine
Created by: vivek151