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Maritza CH.7 health

vocabulary of chapter 7

What is the science or study of food and the ways in which a body uses food? Nutrition
What are substances and food that provide energy? Nutrients
What is the class of energy giving nutrients hat includes sugars, starches, and fiber? Carbohydrates
What is the class of energy giving nutrients and the main form in which energy s stored in the body? Fats
What is the class of enery giving nurients that are needed to build and repair bdy structure? Protein
What is the class of nutrients that contain carbon and are needed in small amounts to maintain health and allow growth? Vitamin
What is the clas of nutrients that are chemicak elements that are needed for certain processess such as bone formation? Minerals
What is the state of not havng enough nutrients to maintain a good health? Nutrient Deficiency
What is the recommended nutrient intake for almost all healthy people? RDA; Recommended Dietary Allowance
What is the recommended daily amount of nutrients? DV; Daily Value
what is a food guidance system that encourages healthy food choices and daily activity? My Pyramid
What is a set of diet and lifestyle recommendations developed to improve health and reduce nutrition related disease risk in the US population? Dietary Guidlines for Americans
What is the measure of nutrients in a food compared with the energy the food provides? Nutrient Density
What is a dietary pattern that includes few or no animal products? Vegetarian
What is the chemical process that tkes place in your body to keep you alive and active? Metabolism
What is the energy in food? Calorie
What are the complex carbohydrates that provides little energy and canno be digested by humans. Fiber
Created by: Maritzas