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H & F Term 3

Healthy Eating - Chapter 8 & 9

substances that the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair bodily tissues, and obtain energy nutrients
chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy metabolism
the amount of energy released when nutrients are broken down in units calories
type of complex carbohydrate that is found in plants fiber
nutrient that supplies the body with energy carbohydrate
nutrient that has twice as many calories as carbohydrates fat
good fat unsaturated
20 to 35 percent of daily calorie intake comes from this nutrient fat
45 to 65 percent of daily calorie intake comes from this nutrient carbohydrate
to much of this fat can lead to heart disease saturated
nutrient that helps the body grow and repair body tissue protein
the nine amino acids that your body cannot manufacture essential
10 to 35 percent of daily calorie intake comes from this nutrient protein
nutrient that assists in chemical reactions in the body vitamins
vitamins that help protect healthy cells from damage caused by the normal aging process antioxidants
calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, chlorine, and sulfur minerals
a lack of this nutrient can lead to osteoporosis calcium
condition in which the red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin, caused by a lack of iron in the diet anemia
serious reduction in the body's water content dehydration
number of cups of water the body needs per day 10
Created by: smoon