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What are calories? The units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
What are nutrients? Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy
What is hunger? A natural physical drive that protects you from starvation.
What is appetite? A desire, rather than a need, to eat.
What are carbohydrates? the starches and sugars present in food
What is fiber? An indigestible complex carbohydrate.An indigestible complex carbohydrate.
What are vitamins? compounds that help regulate many vital body processes, including the digestion, absorption, and metabolism of other nutrients.
What are minerals? substances that the body cannot manufacture but that are needed for forming healthy bones and teeth and for regulating many vital body processes.
What are proteins? Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues.
What are fats? Fats are a type of lipid, a fatty substance that does not dissolve in water.
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