A nutrient made by living things; assists many chemical reactions in the body
A nutrient that supplies energy, maintains body temperature, protects nerves, forms cells
Nutrient that occurs naturally in rocks and soil; needed only in small amounts
A nutrient that supplies energy for body functions; can be simple or complex
A nutrient that is important for the growth and repair of body tissues
Food provides ________________, which are substances that the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair body tissues, and obtain energy
The amount of energy released from food is measured in units called _________________.
_________________ is a type of complex carbohydrate found in plants that cannot be digested by the body
Vitamins called _____________________ help protect healthy cells from damage during aging
Foods that are __________________________ contain lots of vitamins and minerals relative to the number of calories
high in sodium
low in fat
A series of chemical reactions take place in cells to release the energy from nutrients
All vitamins are soluble in water
Potassium is one mineral that you need in significant amouns
The MyPyramid Plan is the same for people of all ages
Physical activity is a part of the MyPyramid plan
A fat that is solid at room temperature and has all the hydrogen the carbon atoms can hold is a(an)
The chemical process by which the body breaks down foods to release energy is called
Which is NOT a tip to help you follow the Dietary Guidelines?
Consume every food group at every meal
Satisfy your sweet tooth with fruit
Instead of fried meats or fish, try them grilled
Limit pastries, eggs, and bacon.