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Nutrition Flash Cards
The # of calories per gram in proteins and carbohydrates
The # of calories per gram in fats
The amount of energy your body gets from a food.
A pattern of eating that includes what a person eats, how much a person eats, and how often a person eats.
The substances in food that your body needs to function
The way you feel about and see your body
The process of converting energy from the food you eat into usable energy.
Anorexia and bulimia are two examples. It's an obsession with weight that harms a person's well-being.
Food Guide Pyramid
Shows you what kinds of food to eat and how much of each you should consume each day.The 6 groups in the pyramid and what foods are represented in each group.
Complex and simple
Two types of carbs
Saturated and unsaturated
Two types of fat nutrients
Recommended Daily Allowance (2000 calories per day)
Food & Drug Administration
the 6 food pyramid food groups
Grains, Vegetables, Fruits, Dairy and Proteins
5.5 oz, nutrients that help build and maintain body tissues
Most nutrients your body needs must be dissolved in __________.
starches and sugars found in foods, primary source of fuel for our bodies
a class of nutrients that does not mix with water. Fat is made mostly of fatty acids, which provide energy to the body.
elements of the earth needed in the diet, which perform many functions in body tissues
compounds that help regulate many vital body processes, including the digestion, absorption, and metabolism of other nutrients