Health Words Crossword Puzzle

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  • lifestyle diet : lifestyle approach to healthy eating, fueling your body and feeling good (2 words)
  • food additive : a substance added to food to enhance its flavor or appearance or to preserve it (2 words)
  • nutrient dense : foods that have high nutritional value per calorie (2 words)
  • empty calories : refers to foods and beverages that have relatively no nutritional value and are comprised of mainly sugar, trans fat and calories (2 words)
  • obese : term for when bmi is >30
  • nutrients : a substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life (2 words)
  • proteins : broken down into amino acids
  • carbohydrates : body's primary source of energy
  • fats : provides energy for the body and aid vitamin absorption
  • vitamins : the essential ones are made up by the letters a,b,c,d,e,k
  • minerals : your body needs 17 of these daily
  • water : most important nutrient for survival
  • nutritional disease : a health condition in which an individual has too much of a specific nutrient (2 words)
  • nutrition deficiency : a health condition in which an individual does not have enough of a specific nutrient (2 words)
  • dextrose : the name of a simple sugar made from corn or wheat