LDL is the good type of cholesterol level we want.
Examples of Carbohydrates could be...
grapes, apples, water
bread, noodles, potatoes
Abnormally high blood pressure
Compound in foods from plants that preform important functions in the body
brain regulatory center (sends out signals when blood glucose levels are low)
Type of fat that is unsaturated
What are Fatty Acids?
Carbs found both in food and in the body
Building blocks of protein normally used to build tissue or burned for energy
indigestible substances in foods that are mostly made of carbs
Building blocks of fat that supply energy fuel for most of the body's cells
Antioxidants are substances that are good, and defend the body against destructive things.
Beta-carotene comes from vitamin B.
Free Radicals are....
Substances that are good for the body and offer good health benefits
Something bad for the body that triggers damaging reactions in the cells of the body.
The capacity to do work or produce heat.
Compounds in foods from plants that preform important functions in the body.
Starch is the main carbs in grains and veggies.
What is hypothalamus?
It's the brain regulatory system that sends out messages to your body when your glucose levels are too low.
The unit used to measure energy.
Slow recovery of vision after flashes of bright lights at night.
The 5 things that affect metabolism...(you can select more than 1)
3 big meals daily
5-6 small meals.
An endomorph body type has a small frame, thin muscles, and a low percentage of body fat.
6 essential nutrients... (select more than 1)
How many calories per gram do carbs allow?
Simple Carbs are the type of carbs that we want, they include grains, seeds, nuts, beans etc.
Glucose is converted into glycogen when it is not used right away.
How many calories per gram do fats provide?
Check off the answers that are considered saturated fats.
Meat (beef, pork.... etc)
Eating two or more incomplete proteins DO NOT make a complete protein
How many calories per gram does protein give you?
Check off the answers that could be considered unsaturated fats...
Which vitamins are transported from fats?
A, B, C, D
A, D, E, K
A, C, E, D
Vitamins DO NOT contain energy.
Vitamins help regulate body processes like digestion, absorption, and metabolism.
Water Soluble vitamins are the B complex and C vitamins.
Vitamin K acts as an antioxidant and protects the body from damage due to a chemical reaction.
Fiber is found in ________ carbs.