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k12 Health 8 Unit 1

Nutrition-8th Unit 1

Essential nutrients Foods that are necessary for life.
Choose My Plate A health-related nutrition tool that helps describe adequate nutrition guidelines.
Minerals Nutrients from the earth or water that aid in necessary bodily functions.
Vitamins Natural substances that are nutrients that aid in necessary bodily functions.
Essential Necessary
Metabolism The body’s digesting and absorbing.
Legumes Beans, etc., part of the complex carbohydrate group.
Nutrient-dense Full of nutrients.
Trace minerals Minerals that are needed by the body in small amounts.
Dehydration When the body is deprived of water.
Water The most important of of the nutrients.
Created by: krittenour