Flashcards in Basics of Nutrition Deck (32)
Fats are also known as ______.
Proteins contain _____ acids.
Retinoic acid is used in the treatment of ____.
Also known as vitamin P:
A measure of heat units from food is called:
Minerals are required for:
Many reactions of the cells.
Compounds that break down the basic chemical sugars and supply the body with energy are known as:
Hardening of the arteries.
A condition when blood sugar drops too low is called:
Inorganic materials that are essential in many cells:
An example of this would be glucose...
Too much of these in the diet can cause obesity.
This is a catalyst that breaks down food:
Fatty acids are a ploy saturated fat necessary for:
_______ are a chain of amino acids used in cell functions for the body growth.
Vitamin ___ is an antioxidant that helps protect the skin.
_____ _____ are the basic building blocks necessary for bodily functions, including the skin.
Proteins are used in the duplication of _______.
Collagen and elastin are made from ______.
Vegetarians can consume proteins from nuts, grains, vegetables and _____.
A deficiency in protein can lead to _______.
Mucopolysaccharides are carbohydrate-lipid complex that are good _____ _______.
The three types of carbohydrates are simple sugars, _____ and ________.
Two categories of carbohydrates:
Soluable and insoluble.
High fiber foods:
Grains, brans, apples and beans.
Fats are used as energy, but not as readily as ____________.
Fats in the body make _______ as well as create cell membranes.
95% of fat intake comes from _____________.
A "good" polyunsaturated fat that may decrease the clogging of the arteries is called ____ 3 ______ ______.
Omega 3 fatty acids.