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6 Nutrients

Health

TermDefinition
Nutrients Substances in foods that your body needs to grow, have energy, and stay healthy.
Carbohydrates Sugar and starches found in foods Simple-sugars Complex-starches
Fiber A complex carbohydrate that the body cannot break down or use for energy.
Proteins The nutrient group used to build up and repair cells. Complete-amino acids incomplete-plants
Fat nutrients that promote normal growth, gives you energy, and keeps your skin healthy. Saturated-solid Unsaturated-liquid
Saturated Fats Fats that are usually solid at room temperature.
Unsaturated fats Fats that are usually liquid at room temperature.
Cholesterol The waxy, fat-like substance that the body uses to build cells and make other substances
Trans Fatty Acids (TFA) a kind of fat formed when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil during processing.
Vitamins Compounds that help to regulate body process. Fat-soluble-A,D,E,K Water-soluble-B,C
Minerals Substances the body uses to form healthy bones and teeth, keeps blood healthy, and keeps the heart and other organs working properly.
Water regulated body temperature, digest food and removes wast. ***drink at least 8 glasses per day***
Created by: agustafson40