1. 2. found in dairy products – needed for strong bones and teeth.
  2. 5. the process of breaking down food into substances that can be used by the body.
  3. 7. an electrolyte that regulates blood pressure, water balance in cells and aids in muscle contraction.
  4. 9. a protein found in wheat.
  5. 10. the organic process in a cell or organism that transforms food into energy.
  6. 13. simple sugar derived from the breakdown of carbohydrates.
  7. 14. substances that our bodies need to develop and function normally.
  8. 15. sugar found naturally in fruits or honey
  9. 16. a group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including sugars, starch, and cellulose.
  10. 24. action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself especially at a minimal level.
  11. 25. severe deficiency in energy in taking caused by lack of food.
  12. 27. a branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health.
  13. 29. in a good physical or mental condition
  14. 30. hormone produced in the pancreas in response to high blood sugar.
  15. 32. person who does not eat meat, and sometimes other animal products
  16. 33. substances obtained from food that are required for metabolism or physiological processes.
  1. 1. a person’s mental or physical condition
  2. 3. is a sterol that is made by the body and is found in animal products such as meat, eggs and dairy products.
  3. 4. a nutrient needed by the human body for growth and maintenance.
  4. 6. elements on the earth and in foods that our bodies need to develop and function normally.
  5. 8. complex disease in which the body has an excessive amount of fat.
  6. 11. food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.
  7. 12. a special course of food to which a person restricts themselves - either to lose weight or for medical reasons.
  8. 17. minerals in body fluids - includes sodium, potassium magnesium, and chloride
  9. 18. condition of being fit and healthy
  10. 19. indigestible parts of plant foods, such as vegetables fruits, grains, beans and legumes
  11. 20. the fuel needed from food in order to function and participate in the activity.
  12. 21. food that is difficult or impossible to digest
  13. 22. measurement of energy
  14. 23. the study of nutrients in food, how the body uses them and the relationship between diet, health, and disease.
  15. 26. an insoluble substance which is the main material of plant cell walls.
  16. 28. excessive loss of fluid from the body.
  17. 31. acids that are the basic building block of protein.