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Nutrition, mental and emotional health

Nutrients Substances in foods that your body needs to grow, have energy, and stay healthy.
Carbohydrates Starches and sugars found in your foods
Fiber A complex carbohydrate that the body cannot break down or use for energy
Proteins The nutrient group used to build and repair cells.
Fats Nutrients that promote normal growth, give you energy, and keep your skin healthy.
Saturated fats Fats that are usually solid at room temperature
Unsaturated fats Fats 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 A kind of fat formed when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil during processing
Vitamins Compounds that help to regulate body process
Minerals Substances that the body's uses to form healthy bones and teeth, keep blood healthy, and keep the heart and other organs working properly
Nutrition The process of taking in food and using it for energy, growth, and good health
Calorie A unit of heat that measures the energy available in foods.
Nutrient dense Having a high amount of nutrients restive to the number of calories
Created by: agustafson40