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the science or study of food and the ways and wich the body uses food. nutrition
a substance in food that provides energy or helps from boby issues and and that is necessary. nutrient
a class of energy-givin nutrients that includes sugars, starch, and fiber. carbohydrate
a class of energy-givin nutrients; also the main form of energy storage in the body fat
a class of energy-givin nutrients that are made up of amino acids. wich are needed to build and repair body structures and to regulate processes in the body. protein
a class of nutrients that contain carbon and are needed in small amounts to maintain health and allow growt. vitamin
a class of nutrients that are chemical elements that are needed for certain body processes. such as enzyme activity and bone formation. mineral
the state of not having enough of a nutrient to maintain good health. nutrient deficiency
recommenede nutrient intakes that will meet the needs of almost all healthy people. recommended dietary allowances (rdas)
recommended daily amount of a nurient; used on food fits into their diet. daily value.
a food guidence system that encourages healthy food choicec and dsily activity. mypyramid.
a set of diet ans lifestyle recommendations developed t improve health and reduce nutrition-related disease risk in the u.s poplation. dietary guidelines for americans.
a measure of the nutrients in a food compared with the energy the food provides. nutrients density.
a dietary pattern thst includes few or no animal producs. vegetarians.
ber is a type of complez carbohydrate that provides little energy and cannot be digested my humans. fiber.
the sum of the chemical processes tha takes place in our body to keep you alve and active is called metabolism. metabolism.
the energy in food is measured in calorie. calories.
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