DLS Chapter 19 Nutrition and Wellness
Terms in this set (22)
How many food groups are there?
Which vitamin comes from the sun?
a mineral that helps regulate the amount of fluid in our bodies
plant material that one's body cannot digest
a unit that measures the energy used by the body and the energy food supplies the body
a condition in which the body cannot control sugar properly
a substance that is needed in small quantities to help regulate body functions
a type of nutrient that is needed to build, repair and maintain body cells and tissues
helps the body fight infections and heal wounds
an element needed in small amounts for sturdy bones and teeth, healthy blood, and regular elimination of body waste
too much of this can lead to obesity and heart disease
any starch or sugar that provides the body with energy
What percent juice should you drink?
What kind of grains should you consume?
the desire to eat
easy to break, fragile, weak
a condition in which bones gradually lose their mineral content and become weak and brittle
What kind of sugar should you consume?
enough to meet a need or to qualify for something
a substance in food that is important for the body's growth and maintenance
you should drink 6-8 servings of this every day
the building blocks that make up protein