10 terms

unit 2 vacab pg 2 con

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obesity
overfatness to the point of injuring health.
famine
a severe shortage of food resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
drought
A period of little rainfall in which it makes it difficult to grow crops
food additive
a substance added to food products that causes desired changes in the products
anti-oxidant
a substance that is added to food and other products to prevent harmful chemical reactions in which oxygen is combined with other substances
flavoring
something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
colouring
a digestible substance used to give color to food
perservative
a chemecal compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
emulsifier
a food additive used to keep oils spread throughout in a suspension
alimentary canal
A digestive tract consisting of a tube running between a mouth and an anus