Crossword Puzzle

Chapter 10 vocabulary


  1. a set of recommendations about smart eating and physical activity (dietaryguidelines)
  2. compounds found in food that will help you regulate many body processes (vitamins)


  1. the psychological desire for food (appetite)
  2. the process by which your body takes in and uses food (nutrition)
  3. substances in food that your body needs to grow (nutrients)
  4. a unit of heat used to measure the energy your body uses and the energy it receives from food (calorie)
  5. the natural physical drive to eat prompted by the body's need for food (hunger)
  6. a tough complex carbohydrate that the body cannot digest (fiber)
  7. nutrients the body uses to build and maintain its cells and tissues (proteins)
  8. a waxy, fat-like substance (cholesterol)
  9. a condition in which the bones become fragile and break easily (osteoporosis)

["carbohydrates", "minerals", "mypyramid", "nutrient-dense"]

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