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carbohydrate
sugars and starches found in food
dietary fiber
the non-digestible part of plants
glucose
form of sugar that gos directly into the blood stream and provides quick energy
glycogen
form of starch fond in the muscles and liver
lipid
subtance similar to carbohydrates but contain less oxygen and do not dissolve in water
saturated fat
fats solid at room temperature
unsaturated fat
fats liquid at room temperature
cholesterol
a waxy, fat-like substance produced by the body
protien
subtance found in every cell. building blocks of the body.
deficiency
having too little of a necessary substance
vitamins
compounds found in living things that are needed iin small amounts for growth and disease prevention
minerals
simple substances found in the environment that are needed for a bodys development
hemoglobin
a substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of the body
electrolytes
ions formed in body fluids, play a central role in water balance
complementary protiens
a mixture of two or more sourcesof incomplete protiens that provides all the essential amino acids