The process by which the body takes in and uses food
The units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
The substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy.
A natural physical drive that protects you from starvation.
A desire, rather than a need to eat
Eating to be sociable at a party is an example of
When you eat because you are feeling stressed, you are allowing ________ to affect your eating habits.
A person's cultural background in a (n) _________ factor that influences food choices.
People need to analyze the health messages given by food _________ in order to make informed food choices.
Good nutrition, along with other healthful habits, can increase your overall _________.
A major source of energy for your body comes from
An example of a food that contains complete proteins is
One major function of proteins is
making new cells
An example of fats high in saturated fatty acids is
The excess cholesterol in the blood is deposited in
Your body converts all carbohydrates to fiber
The body uses proteins to make lipids, which are substances that control the rate of chemical reactions in the cells.
An increased risk of heart disease is associated with a high intake of saturated fats.
Water-soluable vitamins are stored in fat.
Water is a nutrient that is vital to every body function.
Corn syrup is a type of protein
Eating foods with less fat decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease
A healthful eating plan can include sensible snacks
The ______ is a booklet of recommendations for healthful eating and active living.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
To maintain fitness, you should include about 60 minutes of __________ every day.
Most of your daily servings of food should come from the ________ group.
Consuming too much ___________ can lead to high blood pressure.
Substances intentionally added to food to produce a desired effect
A condition in which the body's immune system reacts to substances in some foods
A negative reaction to a food or part of food caused by a metabolic problem
Food borne illness
The process of treating a substance with heat to destroy or slow the growth of pathogens
A (n) ____________ on a food package will indicate the number of calories of fat per serving and the number of servings per container.
nutrition facts panel
The _________ on a food product indicates the last date you should use the product.
The ________ on a food product indicates the last date the product should be sold.
To prevent __________ you should store raw meat separately from other foods.
Bacteria and ______________ cause most common food borne illnesses.
contain all 9 essential amino acids
lack one or more of the 9 essential amino acids
The sugars and starches present in foods