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Health Chapter 4 Vocabulary by Hunter Clarke :P

7th Grade
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carbohydrates
a class of nutrients containing simple sugars, starches, glycogen, and dietary fiber
saturated fats
fats that contain single bonds between carbon atoms and the maximum number of hydrogen atoms bonded to carbon
unsaturated fats
fats that contain one or more double bonds between carbon and have less than the maximum number of hydrogen atoms bonded to a carbon
cholesterol
a fatlike substance that is part of all animal cells and is necessary for the production of some hormones and fat digestion
proteins
class of nutrients consisting of long chains of amino acids which are the basic component of body tissue and can provide energy
vitamins
organic substances that assist in the chemical reactions that occur in the body
minerals
inorganic substances that are generally absorbed to form structural components of the body