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Name three benefits of exercise.
strength, flexibility, and endurance
The calories you eat must be _____ (more, less, equal to) those you burn to maintain your weight.
equal to
________ can cause your body to hold fluid and can cause high blood pressure
Sodium
__________ (saturated or unsaturated) fat can increase your cholesterol level.
Saturated
Name some foods high in protein.
dried beans, eggs, meat, fish, poultry
Name some foods high in fat.
Gravy, butter, fried food, etc.
How many servings of bread, cereal, rice, pasta, and/or grains do you need daily?
6-11
Calcium and phosphorus are__________.
minerals
Milk is a good source of which mineral?
calcium
What are the substances that regulate body functions?
vitamins
What is the unit of heat that measures energy in food?
calorie
The wax-like substance our bodies produce and we need in small amounts.
cholesterol
Foods high in ________ are low in nutrients.
sugar
It will (decrease or increase) your appetite to eat snacks close to mealtimes.
decrease
Name the six nutrient groups.
fat, water, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals