Crossword Puzzle

Chapter 10 Vocabulary


  1. set of reccomendations about smart eating and physical activity for al Americans. (dietaryguidlinesforamericans)
  2. high ration of nutrients to calories. (nutrient-dense)


  1. the process by which your body takes in and uses food. (nutrition)
  2. substances in food that your body needs to grow, repair itself, and to supply you with energy. (nutrients)
  3. a unit of heat used to measure the energy your body uses and the energy received from food. (calorie)
  4. the psychological desire for food. (appetite)
  5. starches and sugars found in foods, which provide your body's main source of energy. (carbohydrates)
  6. a tough, complex, carbohydrate that the body cannot digest. (fiber)
  7. nutrients the body uses to build and maintain its cells/ tissues. (proteins)
  8. a waxy, fatlike substance. (cholesterol)
  9. compounds found in the food that help regulate many body processes. (vitamins)
  10. elements found in food that are used by the body. (minerals)
  11. a condition in which the bones are fragile and break easily. (osteoporosis)

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