units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
substances in food that your body needs
the process of using food and its substances to help you body have energy, grow, develop an work properly
the psychological desire for food
the physical need for food
a shortage of a nutrient
the sugars and starches that provide you body with most of its energy
nutrients your body uses to build, repair and maintain cells and tissues
small units that make up protein
fats that are solid at room temperature
fats that remain liquid at room temperature
substances needed in small quantities to help repair body functions
elements needed in small quantities for forming healthy bones and teeth and for regulation certain body processes.
the part of fruits, vegetables, grains and beans that your body cannot digest
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
recommendations about food choices for all healthy Americans age 2 and overs
Food Guide pyramid
a guide for making healthful daily food choices.
Percent daily value
the percent of the recommended daily amount of a nutrient provided in a serving of food.
calories that come from foods that offer few, if any, nutrients
the amount of nutrients relative to the number of calories they provide.