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  1. 3. the general name given to compounds that are needed in minute quantities in our diet
  2. 5. the minimum amount of energy required by the body to maintain life at complete physical and mental rest in the post-absorptive state
  3. 7. a disease which means 'to waste'
  4. 10. the mineral whose RDA is higher in pre- menopausal women than men
  5. 11. energy value of foodstuffs is expressed as
  6. 13. The roughage obtained from fruits, vegetables and grains
  7. 15. build-up of plaque in the wall of the arteries causing narrowing and loss of elasticity
  8. 16. it is also called thermogenic effect of food
  9. 18. a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect the blood sugar levels
  10. 21. the ratio of the volume of carbon dioxide evolved to that of the oxygen consumed by an organism
  11. 22. the amino acid which is deficient in maize protein zein
  12. 24. a term which means the disease of the deposed child
  13. 25. the concentrated fuel reserves of the body
  14. 27. a branch of science that deals with the nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, health and disease of an organism.
  15. 28. the 10 amino acids which have to be present in the diet
  16. 29. Carbohydrates, fats and proteins in diet are referred by this term
  17. 30. a mineral needed for strong bones and teeth
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  1. 1. a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women
  2. 2. when intake and output of nitrogen in diet is the same
  3. 4. the protein whose chemical score is 100
  4. 6. It is defined as a pathological state resulting from a relative or absolute deficiency or excess of one or more essential nutrients
  5. 8. the chief fiber present in food
  6. 9. an individual who does not consume dairy products and any other animal derived foods like honey,gelatin,etc
  7. 12. a nutrient that is needed for health and makes up about 60- 70% of our body weight
  8. 14. a soft cheese-like food made from soy milk
  9. 17. the chemical name of a vitamin found in citrus fruits
  10. 19. instant source of energy to the body and provides 4kcal/g.
  11. 20. a diet that contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals- in a proportion to meet the requirements for maintaining health and general well being.
  12. 23. the orange, red and yellow colored pigments found in plants which can produce vitamin A
  13. 26. They are traditionally regarded as body-building foods