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substances in foods that your body needs in order to grow
nutrients
the starches and sugars that provide energy
carbohydrates
nutrients that supply energy, keep skin healthy, and promote normal growth.
fats
fats that are solid at room temperature.

butter-margarine-meat-poultry
saturated fats
fats that are liquid at room temperature.

oils-nuts-olives-avocados
unsaturated fats
substances that help to regulate the body's functions
vitamins
nutrients that strengthen bones and teeth, help keep blood healthy, and keep the heart and other organs working properly.
minerals
the part of grains, fruits, and vegetables that the body cannot break down
fiber
a waxy substance used by the body to build cells and make other substances
cholesterol
are starches complex or simple carbs??
complex
proteins are made of...
amino acids
complete proteins can be found in -----
animal sources
incomplete proteins can be found in -----
plant sources
unsaturated fats chemically changed to saturated. linked to heart disease
trans fats
vitamins C and B
water soluble
vitamins A, D, E, and K
fat soluble
which of the following does not help build and renew your bones?
calcium iron phosphorus magnesium
iron
water is a ----
nutrient
drink _ to _ glasses of water each day
8-10
A of Health
aim for fitness
B of health
Build a healthy base
C of health
Choose sensibly
remove wastes and prevent diseases
fiber
avoid consuming...
fats
avoid consuming...
sugars
avoid consuming...
salts
on the food label...
nutrition facts
_____helps your body regulate fluids and blood pressure
sodium
your body needs how much sodium daily??
1/4 teaspoon
are burritos a good choice for nutrients or a bad choice??
good