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Chapter 10 Health

nutrition the process by which your body takes in and uses food
nutriets substances in food in which your body to grow, to repair itself, and to provide you with energy
calorie a unit of heat used to measure the energy your body uses and the energy it recieves from food
hunger the natural physical drive to eat promoted by the bodys need for food
appetite is the psychlogical desires for food
carbohydrates are starches and sugars found in foods which provide your bodys main source of energy
fiber a tough complex carbohydrate that the body connot digest
proteins are nutrients the body uses to build maintain its cells and tissues
cholesterol a waxy fatlike substance
vitamins compunds found in food that help regulate many body processes
minerals elements found in food that are used by the body
osteoporosis condition in which the bones become fragile and break easily
Dietary Guidelines for Americans a set of recommenations about smart eating and physical activity for all Americans
MyPrymais an interactive guide to healthful eating and active living
nutrient-dense a high ratio of nutrients to calories
food additives added to a food to produce a desired effect
foodborne illness food poisioning
pasteurization treating a substance with heat to kill ot slow the growth of pathogens
cross-contamintation the spreading of pathogens from one food to another
food allergy a conditoin in which the body's immune system reacts to substances in some foods
food intolerence a negative reaction to food that doesnt involve the immune system
Created by: emilymarie17