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Nutrition

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  1. 3. Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy.
  2. 4. This means the food contains none, or an insignificant amount, of a given component.
  3. 7. a measure of body weight relative to height.
  4. 8. heavier than the standard weight range for your height.
  5. 11. Are starches and sugars found in foods, which provide your body’s main source of energy.
  6. 12. The process by which your body takes in and uses foods.
  7. 14. Vegetable oils, nuts and seeds. Moderate amounts lower risk of heart disease.
  8. 16. substances added to food to produce a desired effect.
  9. 19. High ratio of nutrients to calories.
  10. 20. Is a waxy, fat-like substance in your blood.
  11. 22. provides a concentrated source of energy.
  12. 23. Having an excess of body fat.
  13. 24. This may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
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  1. 1. below the standard weight range for your height.
  2. 2. The psychological desire for food.
  3. 5. Compounds found in food that help regulate many different body processes.
  4. 6. the ratio of fat to lean tissue in your body.
  5. 9. Formed by hydrogenation. Increases your blood cholesterol.
  6. 10. Found in animal based foods. Consuming too many may increase your risk of heart disease.
  7. 13. Most common nutrient.
  8. 15. Are nutrients the body uses to build and maintain its cells and tissues.
  9. 17. The process by which the body breaks down substances and gets energy from food.
  10. 18. product is produced without the use of certain chemicals.
  11. 21. The natural physical drive to eat, prompted by the body’s need for food.