A substance you need to grow and live is called a
This type of nutrient is needed in larger amounts and includes proteins, fats, and carbohydrates
This macronutrient is a building block for the body's tissues
The starches and sugars found in foods; esp. in plant based foods. They are the main source of energy.
Nutrients that promote normal growth, give you energy, and keep your skin healthy. There are two types: saturated and unsaturated.
Compounds that help to regulate body processes.
Elements in food that help your body work properly.
Units of heat that measures the energy available in food.
The study of nutrients and how the body uses them. The title of this unit.
A collection of chemical reactions that takes place in the body's cells. Determines the rate at which our bodies break down and use food for energy.