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Bio CH9

Biology CH9 Nutrition

balanced diet diet with the right amount of each nutrient
Calorie the measure of energy in food
carbohydrate nutrients that supply you with energy
fat nutrients that are stored by your body and used later as a source of energy
mineral nutrients needed to help form different cell parts
nutrient the chemicals in food that cells need
nutrition the study of nutrients and how your body uses them
protein nutrients that are used to build and repair body parts
recommended daily allowance the amount of each vitamin and mineral a person needs each day to stay in good health
vitamin chemical compounds needed in very small amounts for growth and tissue repair of the body