Food and Nutrition Basics Crossword

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QUESTIONS LIST: Cholesterol: It is a fat-like substance that is present in all body cells and is needed for many essential body processes, Proteins: These are the nutrients that help the body grow, maintain, and repair cells and tissues, Fructose: Sugar that occurs naturally in fruits, Fat: Provides heat and energy for the body, LDL: It takes cholesterol from the liver, to wherever it is needed in the body, Soluble: This type of fiber increases the thickness of the stomach contents and has been shown to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood, HDL: It picks up excess cholesterol and returns it to the lover, where it does not harm the body., Lactose: Sugar that occurs naturally in milk, Carbohydrates: These are the main source and the most easily digested source of energy., Maltose: Sugar that occurs naturally in grains, Insoluble: This type of fiber absorbs water like a sponge, Hemoglobin: The substance in your red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of your body, Plants: These are the main source of carbohydrates, Simple: These carbohydrates are quickly broken down into a usable from by the body, Sucrose: Sugar that are extracted from plants and used to sweeten foods, Complex: These are made up of large molecules of simple carbohydrates joined together, Fiber: This comes from plant sources such as: Vegetables, Fruit, Grain Products and Legumes, Starches: As with naturally occurring sugars, these bring other nutrients with them, providing good food value, Saturated: This type of fat increases LDL cholesterol and is also known as bad fats, Trans: This type of fat found when vegetable oils are partially hydrogenated, Non heme Iron: This type of iron is found in plant sources, Anemia: This is the condition that results when a person does not get enough iron., Amino Acids: Proteins that are made up of chains chemical building blocks