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Health Unit 4
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What are substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself and to supply you with energy?
What are the starches and sugars present in food?
What is a a natural, physical drive that protects you from starvation?
What are nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues?
What are compounds that help regulate many vital body processes, including the digestion, absorption, and metabolism of other nutrients?
What is the process by which the body takes in and uses food?
What is an indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringing parts of vegetables, fruits and whole grains?
What are substances that the body cannot manufacture but are needed for forming healthy bones, teeth, and regulating many vital body processes?
What are substances intentionally added to food to produce a desired effect.
What is a condition in which the body's immune system reacts to substances in some foods?
What is a fatty substance that does not dissolve in water?
What is a guide for making healthful, daily food choices?
Food Guide Pyramid.
What are units of heat that measure the energy that food supplies to the body?
What is a set of recommendations for healthful eating and active living?
Dietary Guide Lines.
What is a desire, rather than a need to eat?
Chronic diseases account for __% of all deaths in the United States.
Childhood obesity has more than _____ in children and triples in adolescent in the past 30 years.
Obese adolescents are more likely to have risk factors for __.
CVD disease (high cholesterol and blood pressure.
What are the long term effects of childhood obesity?
Type 2 diabetes
Most of US youth.... Does not meet the recommended for eating __ servings of fruit and servings of vegetables each day.
Most of US youth... Eats more than the recommended maximum daily intake of _____ each day.
Empty calories from added sugars and solid fats contribute to __% of daily calories for children and adolescents.
Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence improves ___ and _____.
help build healthy ___ and muscles.
helps control ___, reduces stress and ___, increases self-esteem.
Weight ; anxiety.
may improve blood pressure and ____ levels.
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