Nutrition Vocabulary
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Substances the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair tissues, and obtain energy
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    metabolism
    calories
    nutrients
    minerals
  • Question 2
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    Q. Chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy
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    metabolism
    nutrition
    homeostasis
    dehydration
  • Question 3
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    Q. The amount of energy released by nutrients
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    fat
    nutrient
    calorie
    metabolism
  • Question 4
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    Q. This nutrient's main function is to supply the body with energy; it is made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
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    protein
    fat
    carbohydrate
    vitamin
  • Question 5
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    Q. This nutrient supplies energy, forms cells, maintains body temperature, and protects nerves.
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    protein
    fat
    carbohydrate
    water
  • Question 6
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    Q. Type of fat that is usually liquid at room temperature; found in vegetable oil, nuts, and seeds.
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    unsaturated fat
    saturated fat
    trans fat
    fiber
  • Question 7
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    Q. Fat that is usually solid at room temperature and found in meats and dairy products.  
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    unsaturated fat
    saturated fat
    trans fat
  • Question 8
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    Q. Fat made when manufacturers add hydrogen to the fat molecules in vegetable oils; found in margarine, and some chips and commercially baked goods. 
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    unsaturated fat
    saturated fat
    trans fat
  • Question 9
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    Q. Nutrient responsible for growth and repair of body tissues; contains nitrogen as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
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    fat
    protein
    carbohydrate
    mineral
  • Question 10
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    Q. Type of complex carbohydrate that is found in plants & necessary for proper functioning of the digestive system.
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    fiber
    fat
    protein
    antioxidant
  • Question 11
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    Q. Waxy, fatlike substance found only in animal products; not a necessary part of a diet since your liver produces it
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    fat
    cholesterol
    amino acid
    fiber
  • Question 12
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    Q. Nutrient found naturally in rocks and soil (inorganic)
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    vitamin
    mineral
    fat
    protein
  • Question 13
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    Q. Nutrient made by living things (organic), required in small amounts, and assist many chemical reactions in the body
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    mineral
    vitamin
    water
    amino acid
  • Question 14
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    Q. Building blocks of proteins
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    amino acids
    antioxidants
    calories
    electrolytes
  • Question 15
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    Q. A vitamin that helps protect healthy cells from the damage caused by the normal aging process as well as from certain types of cancer.
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    antioxidant
    anemia
    amino acid
    electrolyte
  • Question 16
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    Q. Condition where red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin; it can be caused by a diet low in iron.
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    homeostasis
    anemia
    metabolism
    nutrition
  • Question 17
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    Q. The process of maintaining a steady state inside the body
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    homeostasis
    metabolism
    nutrition
    dehydration
  • Question 18
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    Q. Serious reduction in the body’s water content
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    dehydration
    metabolism
    homeostasis
    nutrition
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