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eating foods the body needs to grow, develop, and work properly.
nutrition
the food and drink that we regularly choose to consume
diet
substances in foods that your body needs
nutrients
the starches and sugars that provide the body with most of its energy
carbohydrates
needed to build, repair, and maintain body cells and tissues
proteins
proteins are made up of these
amino acids
substances needed in small quantities that help regulate body functions
vitamins
elements needed in small quantities for sturdy bones and teeth, healthy , and regulation of daily elimnation.
minerals
source of energy snd r essential for vital body functions
fats
fats found in meats and dairy products
saturated fats
found mainly in vegetable oils,such as olive, corn,or canola oil are fats that remain liquid
unsaturated fats
most common nutrient
water
part of fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans tha tyour body cannot digest.
fiber
a fatty, wax-like substance tha thelps your body make other substances that it needs
cholesterol
a chemical, found in some plants, that can make your heart beat faster.
caffeine
reaching the weight that is best for you and then staying at that weight
weight control
the weight that is best for you
desired weight
weighs more then desired weight for their , height, and frame size.
overweight
having to much body fat
obesity
unit of heat
calorie
ontain large amounts of nutrients relative to the number of calories they provide
nutrient density
extreme and damaging eating behaviors that can lead to sickness and even
eating disorders
eating disorder characterized by self-starvation leading to extreme weight loss.
anorexia nervosa
condition in which the body doesn't get the nutrients it needs to grow and function properly.
malnutrition
condition in which people repeatedly eat large amounts of food and then try to get rid of the food they have eaten.
bulimia