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nutrorama 8th

nutrition notes and vocab

TermDefinition
NUTRIENT SMALL PARTICLES IN FOOD THAT HELP YOU GROW
NUTRITION PROCESS OF THE BODY USING NUTRIENTS
METABOLISM RATE AT WHICH THE BODY CONVERTS FOOD TO ENERGY
CALORIE AMOUNT OF ENERGY IN FOOD(NUMBER)
PROTEIN NUTRIENT THAT BUILDS AND REPAIRS BODY TISSUES
CARBOHYDRATE NUTRIENT THAT MAKES UP YOUR BIGGEST CALORIE INTAKE. MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY
FAT MOST CONCENTRATED FORM OF ENERGY. SHOULD BE LIMITED
VITAMINS NUTRIENT THAT HELPS YOUR BODY USE OTHER NUTRIENTS
MINERALS NUTRIENT THAT REGULATES CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN THE BODY. FROM THE EARTH
WATER PURE LIQUID. REGULATES BODY TEMP. HELPS HYDRATE, AND AIDS IN DIGESTION
COMPLETE PROTEINS PROTEINS THAT CONTAIN ALL THE ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS. MEAT, FISH, CHICKEN
INCOMPLETE PROTEINS LACK THE ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS. PLANT SOURCES.
AMINO ACIDS BUILDING BLOCKS OF PROTEIN
SIMPLE CARBS SUGARS EASILY BROKEN DOWN. QUICK ENERGY. SWEETS. HIGH CALORIES, LOW NUTRIENTS
COMPLEX CARBS HARD TO DIGEST. LONG LASTING ENERGY. HIGH NUTRIENT VALUE.
FIBER COMPLEX CARB THAT KEEPS DIGESTION WORKING PROPERLY.(GRAINS AND FRUITS)
GLUCOSE SUGARS AND CARBS ARE BROKEN DOWN INTO THIS BASIC FORM SO CELLS CAN USE IT
SATURATED FATS FATS SOLID AT ROOM TEMP. THE BAD FATS
UNSATURATED FATS FATS LIQUID AT ROOM TEMP. GOOD FATS
CHOLESTEROL WAXY SUBSTANCE CAUSED BY HIGH SAT. FAT DIET
FOOD PYRAMID A GUIDE THAT SHOWS PROPER AMOUNTS OF SERVINGS OF EACH FOOD GROUP
FOOD LABELS INFO ON FOODS THAT HELPS YOU MAKE GOOD EATING DECISIONS
INGREDIENTS MATERIALS IN FOODS LISTED FROM MOST ABUNDANT TO LEAST
SERVING HELPING OR PORTION THAT YOU SHOULD GET OF A PARTICULAR FOOD.
SUPPLEMENT SUBSTANCE ADDED TO YOUR DIET TO HELP YOUR NUTRITION
OSTEOPOROSIS DISORDER . WEAKENING OF THE BONES. LACK OF CALCIUM. MOSTLY WOMEN
DIABETES DISEASE WHERE THE PANCREASE DOES NOT PROPERLY RELEASE OR MAKE INSULIN TO BREAK DOWN SUGAR IN THE BODY.
INSULIN HORMONE MADE BY PANCREAS THAT REGULATES SUGAR LEVEL IN BLOOD STREAM
Created by: husker2000