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Nutrition Review

Essential Nutrient Review

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4.The practice of eating a diet consisting entirely or largely of plant foods.
5.A state of wellness characterized by peak physical, mental, and social well-being. (2 Words)
7.A monosaccharide or disaccharide. (2 Words)
9.A condition that occurs when the feces become massed and hard in the large intestine, making expulsion infrequent.
16.A protein that is missing or short in one or more of the essential amino acids. (2 Words)
17.A protein deficiency disease.
19.The state of being in good health.
20.Death that occurs due to lifestyle behaviors that lead to a fatal accident or the formation of an avoidable disease. (2 Words)
21.The beliefs and social customs of a group of people.
22.A collective term used to refer to all the monosaccharides and disaccharides.
23.The state of the physical world, including the condition of water, air, and food. (2 Words)
24.An approach to health care that focuses on all aspects of patient care—physical, mental, and social. (2 Words)
25.Tooth decay. (2 Words)
28.A muscular tube leading from the mouth to the anus through which food passes as it is digested. (2 Words)
30.A change in shape that happens to protein molecules when they are exposed to heat, acids, bases, salts of heavy metals, or alcohol.
32.A disorder in which many abnormal pouches form in the intestinal wall.
34.A basic component of food that nourishes the body.
35.An open sore in the lining of the stomach or small intestine.
37.An amino acid that cannot be made by the body and must, therefore, be supplied by the diet. (3 Words)
39.Indigestible polysaccharides that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants.
42.A lack of or an inability to use the hormone insulin, which results in a buildup of glucose in the bloodstream. (2 Words)
44.An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that dissolves in water. (2 Words)
45.A protein that contains all the essential amino acids. (2 Words)
47.Tiny, fingerlike projections that cover the wall of the small intestine.
48.A polysaccharide that is the storage form of energy in plants.
49.A concentrated source of a nutrient, usually in pill, liquid, or powder form.
50.A social custom that prohibits the use of certain edible resources as food. (2 Words)
51.A food that has a social impact on others. (2 Words)
53.A complex protein produced by cells to speed a specific chemical reaction in the body.
55.A mixture of hydrochloric acid, digestive enzymes, and mucus produced by the stomach that helps digest food. (2 Words)
56.The identification of a disease.
58.A digestive juice produced by the liver to aid fat digestion.
60.A mixture of gastric juices and food formed in the stomach during digestion.
61.The average length of life of people living in the same environment. (2 Words)
64.The body’s storage form of glucose (also known as animal starch).
68.A low blood glucose level.
69.A carbohydrate made up of many sugar units that are linked in straight or branched chains.
74.One of the six classes of nutrients that includes sugars, starches, and fibers. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy.
75.A suggested answer to a scientific question, which can be tested and verified.
78.Foods prepared according to Jewish dietary laws. (2 Words)
79.The influence people in a person’s age and social group have on his or her behavior. (2 Words)
80.Frequent expulsion of watery feces.
81.A burning pain in the middle of the chest caused by stomach acid flowing back into the esophagus.
82.A principle that tries to explain something that happens in nature.
83.The feeling of fullness a person has after eating food.
84.Traditional food of the African American ethnic group. (2 Words)
1.A reaction of the immune system to certain proteins found in food. (2 Words)
2.An inability to digest lactose, the main carbohydrate in milk, due to a lack of the digestive enzyme lactase. (2 Words)
3.The fitness of the body. (2 Words)
6.An amino acid that can be synthesized by the body from other amino acids. (3 Words)
8.A monosaccharide that circulates in the bloodstream and serves as the body’s source of energy.
10.A carbohydrate made up of two sugar units. Sucrose, lactose, and maltose are the disaccharides.
11.The way a person gets along with other people. (2 Words)
12.A polysaccharide. Starch and fiber are complex carbohydrates. (2 Words)
13.All the foods and beverages a person consumes.
14.Two or more incomplete protein sources that can be combined to provide all the essential amino acids. (2 Words)
15.A carbohydrate made up of single sugar units. Glucose, fructose, and galactose are the monosaccharides.
18.The practice of eating a diet consisting entirely or largely of plant foods.
26.Typical standard or pattern related to food and eating behaviors. (2 Words)
27.The way a person feels about himself or herself, life, and the world. (2 Words)
29.An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that does not dissolve in water. (2 Words)
31.A plant that has a special ability to capture nitrogen from the air and transfer it to protein-rich seeds.
33.A wasting disease caused by a lack of calories and protein.
36.A difficulty in digesting food.
40.A hormone secreted by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose level.
41.All the chemical changes that occur as cells produce energy and materials needed to sustain life.
43.One of the building blocks of protein molecules. (2 Words)
46.A comparison of the nitrogen a person consumes with the nitrogen he or she excretes. (2 Words)
52.The process by which the body breaks down food, and the nutrients in food, into simpler parts for use in growth, repair, and maintenance.
54.A person’s satisfaction with his or her looks, lifestyle, and responses to daily events. (3 Words)
57.A carbohydrate sweetener that is separated from its natural source for use as a food additive. (2 Words)
59.The unit used to measure the energy value of food.
62.A food that is typical of a given racial, national, or religious culture. (2 Words)
63.A series of squeezing actions by the muscles in the gastrointestinal tract that helps move food through the tract.
65.The sum of the processes by which a person takes in and uses food substances.
66.A characteristic or behavior that influences a person’s chance of being injured or getting a disease. (2 Words)
67.A protein made by the immune system to defend the body against infection and disease.
70.The passage of nutrients from the digestive tract into the circulatory system.
71.Small crystals that form from bile in the gallbladder.
72.A mainstay food in the diet. (2 Words)
73.Solid wastes that result from digestion.
75.A chemical produced in the body and released into the bloodstream to regulate specific body processes.
76.An energy-yielding nutrient composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
77.An energy-yielding nutrient composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.

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