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7th gr science

The Immune System

pathogens something that causes disease
infection a disease caused by germs that enter the body
infectious capable of being passed to someone else by germs that enter the body
noninfectious diseases that are caused by heredity or environmental factors
vaccine a substance that is usually injected into a person
hygiene to keep yourself and your surroundings clean
nutrient fruits and vegetables that people need to live and grow
immune system the system that protects your body from diseases and infections
water can't go without it
protein repair body tissues
carbohydrates or carbs give energy sugars
fats give energy and store energy
vitamins and minerals help make chemical reactions occur in your body more efficiently
What foods can you get protein from? meats, nuts, milk, cheese, beans etc
What foods can you get carbs or carbohydrates from? bread, pasta, potatoes
What foods can you get Fats from? nuts, oil, butter
Where can you get vitamins and minerals? vitamin pills; not made by you or in your body
Created by: Amy German
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