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Coach Gibbs

15.1 Vocab Terms

Nutrient The substances in the food that provide raw materials and energy the body needs to carry out all its essential processes.
Calorie Amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree of celecus.
Carborhydrate Composed of carbon,oxygen,and hydrogen;are major source of energy.
Glucose Major source of energy for your bodies cells.
Fats Energy containing nutrients that insulate and protect internal organs.
Protein Nutrients that contain nitrogen as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen;needed for tissue growth and tissue repair.
Amino Acids Small units of protein which are linked together chemically to preform to form large protein molecules.
Vitamins Act as a helper molecule in a varity of chemical reactions in the body.
Minerals Nutrients that are not made by living things.
Food Guide Pyramid Classifies food into six groups.
Percent Daily Value Shows you how the nutritional content of one serving fits into the diet of two thousand calories per day.
Dietary Reference Intakes Guidelines that show the amounts of nutrients that are needed every day.
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