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Nutrition

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  1. 3. A disease in which abnormal cells grow out of control.
  2. 4. Units by which energy is measured
  3. 5. The physiological drive and want for food
  4. 7. A substance that reacts with free radicals to protect other substances from harmful effects of the free radicals.
  5. 8. The USDA’s new food guidance system based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.(MyPlate replaced MyPyramid.)
  6. 10. The practice of eating a diet consisting entirely or largely of plant foods
  7. 12. An eating disorder characterized by the person refusing to maintain a minimal normal body weight and an intense fear of weight gain that leads to self-starvation.
  8. 14. Essential nutrient for transporting vitamins, cushioning and secondary energy source
  9. 15. An eating disorder that involves uncontrollable eating of huge amounts of food followed by an inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain.
  10. 18. The proportion of lean body tissue to fat tissue in the body
  11. 20. A food produced without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, antibiotics, herbicides, or growth hormones.
  12. 21. apple, oranges, and bananas fit into this group
  13. 22. An inorganic element needed in small amounts as a nutrient to perform various functions in the body.
Down
  1. 1. Food is broken down into absorbable units
  2. 2. A state in which the body contains a lower than normal amount of body fluids
  3. 6. The death of heart tissue caused by blockage of an artery carrying nutrients and oxygen to that tissue.
  4. 7. Hardened and narrowed arteries caused by plaque deposits.
  5. 9. Found in meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, nuts, and seeds
  6. 11. Most important meal of the day
  7. 12. One of the building blocks of protein molecules.
  8. 13. One of the six classes of nutrients that includes sugars, starches, and fibers. The body’s main source of energy.
  9. 16. An eating disorder that involves repeatedly eating very large amounts of food without a follow-up behavior to prevent weight gain
  10. 17. An organic compound needed in tiny amounts as a nutrient to regulate body processes.
  11. 19. A condition in which bones become porous and fragile due to a loss of minerals such as calcium
  12. 20. Describes an adult with a body mass index of 30 or more.