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Health Exam

Health Final Exam Review Period 2 Coach Crosby Summer School

complex carbs starches that are found in whole grains, seeeds, nuts, legumes, and tubers. Body must break them down into simple carbs before use
lipid a fatty substance that does not dissolve in water
calories units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body
fiber an indeigestable complex carb used in getting rid of waste
proteins nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues
nutrition the process by which the body takes in and uses food
minerals substances that the body cannot manufacture, but that are needed for forming healthy bones and teeth and for regulating manyu vital body processes
carbs the starches and sugars present in foods
self actualization the striving to become the best u can be
mental/emotional health the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal w/ the demands and challenges u meet in life
modeling observing and learning from the behaviors of those around u
resiliency the ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis
stress the reaction of the body and mind to every day challenges and demands; can be negative and positive
chronic stress stress associated w/ long term problems that are beyond a persons control; negative stress
pelvic inflammatory disease PID; an infection of the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and the surrounding areas of the pelvis; can damage a female's reproductive organs; usually a sexually transmitted disease (STD)
scrotum an external skin sac that extends outside the body and contains the testes
ova female reproductive cells
ovulation the process of releasing a mature ovum into the fallopian tube each month
sidestream smoke the smoke from the burning end of a vigarette, pipe, or cigar
mainstream smoke the smoke exhaled from the lungs of a smoker
alcohol abuse the excessive use of alcohol
blood alcohol concentration (BAC) the amount of alcohol in a person's blood expressed as a %
alcohol poisoning a severe and potentially fatal physical reaction to an alcohol overdose
marijuana plant whose leaves, buds, and flowers are usually smoked for their intoxicating effects
stimulants a drug that increases the acting of the central nervous system , the heart, and other organs
hallucinogens drugs that alter moods, thoughts, and sense perceptions including vision, hearing, smell and touch
abstinence a deliberate decision to avoid harmful behaviors, including sexual activity before marriage and the use of tobacco
Human immunodeficiency (HIV) a virus that attacks the immune system
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