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Nutrition health

What is nutrition? The process in food and using it for energy, growth, and good health.
What or who influences your food choices? parents, friends, menus, T.V. and taste.
What are carbohydrates? Starches and sugars that provide energy.
What are examples of carbohydrates? rice, pasta, and bread.
What are proteins? nutrients used to repair body cells and tissues.
What are examples of proteins? meat, dairy products, and eggs.
What are fats? Nutrients that supply energy, keeps the skin healthy, and promotes normal growth.
What are some examples of fats? butter, oils, and sweets.
What are vitamins? Substances that help regulate the bodies functions, produce energy, and fight infection.
What are some vitamins? A, B, C, D, E, and K.
What are minerals? nutrients that strengthen bones and teeth, keeping blood healthy, and keeping your heart and other organs working properly.
What are examples of minerals? Calcium, iron, and potassium.
What does water do for us? It helps digestion, carries nutrients, removes waste and regulates body temperature.
How many glasses should you drink a day? 8-10 glasses.
What does the digestive system do? It breaks down foods into nutrients that can be used by the body. Starts by the mouth.
What does the excretory system do? Removes liquid wastes.
What factors determine your weight? How much you eat overall, the portion, and how many calories you have.
What is anorexia? When someone has an intense fear of weight gaining and starves themselves.
What is bulimia? When someone eats large amounts of food, then purges.
What is binge eating? Is when someone eats a large amount of food at once.
What are some healthy tips for managing your weight? exercise, and eating healthier foods such as vegetables.
Created by: _briannab44_