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Homework Help: 20 question please check my answers

Posted by retired and broke on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:34pm.

1. A sickness resulting from eating food that is not safe to eat

empty-calorie foods
nutrition
foodborne illness
nutrient density

2. A nutrient that helps control the amount of fluid in your body

sodium
calorie
protein
nutrition

3. A measure of nutrient content relative to total calories a food provides

proteins
appetite
nutrient density
nutrition

4. Substances in food that your body needs

nutrients
proteins
sodium
calorie

5. Nutrients your body uses to build, repair, and maintain cells and tissues


empty-calorie foods
sodium
proteins
calorie

6. The study of nutrients and how the body uses them

calorie
foodborne illness
nutrient density
nutrition

7. The psychological desire for food

appetite
nutrition
hunger
empty-calorie foods

8. A unit of heat that measures the energy available in food

nutrient density
calorie
sodium
protein

9. Foods that offer few, if any, nutrients but do supply calories

nutrients
foodborne illness
emtpy-calorie foods
nutrient density

10. The body's physical need for food

calorie
nutrition
appetite
hunger



11. Carbohydrates are sugars and salts that occur naturally in foods, mainly in plants.

True
False

12. All carbohydrates are made of sugar molecules.

True
False

13. When molecules of sugar join together to form long chains, they are called starches or simple carbohydrates.

rue
False

14. Fiber is a special type of complex carbohydrate found in raw fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

True
False

15. Scientists that study nutrition are known as biologists.

True
False

16. Proteins are made up of chemical building blocks called amino acids.

True
False

17. Saturated fats are fats that are liquid at room temperature.

True
False

18. Unsaturated fats are fats that remain solid at room temperature.

True
False

19. Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood.

True
False

20. Vitamins can be either water-soluble or fat-soluble.

True
False

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