Public Health question

Chapter 6

     Every day your body needs certain essential nutrients that it cannot manufacture for itself.

The six classes of essential nutrients are _________________,_________________,_________________,


___________________ makes up 60% of the body.

___________________ is the basic framework for muscles, bones, blood, hair, and fingernails.

Carbohydrates are organic compounds that provide our brains and bodies with __________________

their basic fuel.

Fats carry the fat soluble vitamins which are _______,_______,________, and _________.

________________ is a dangerous dietary fat.

________________ are substances that prevent the damaging effects of oxidation in cells.

They include vitamins_________, ______________, and _________________.

A__________________________ is a specific amount of food that contains the quantity  of nutrients described on the Nutrition Facts label.

Chapter 7

     Two thirds of Americans are considered to be overweight.  A person is considered to be overweight if they have a BMI of ____________or higher.

A Healthy diet:  avoids ___________________fat

                             Eat fewer_______________ carbs and more _____________ carbs.

                             Eliminate ___________________ and drink water instead.

Many people use food as a way of coping with anger, frustration, and stress, boredom, and fatigue.

List some situations people eat emotionally____________________________________________




A ________________________________is a person who cannot stop putting food in their mouth.

___________________________ is the rapid consumption of an abnormally large amount of food in a relatively short time.

_____________________________________ is a psychological disorder in which refusal to eat and or extreme loss of appetite leads to malnutrition, severe weight loss, and possibly death.

_____________________________________ is episodic binge eating, often followed by forced vomiting or laxative abuse.

Chapter 8

     Physical fitness is the ability to respond to routine physical demands with enough reserve energy to cope with a sudden challenge.

We achieve _______________________________ fitness through aerobic exercise.

_______________________ is the maximum weight one can lift, push, or press in one effort.

Exercise may boost the production of mood-elevating brain chemicals known as ___________________.

_______________________ is a condition in which the bones become increasingly soft and porous making them susceptible to injury.

The best way to reduce your body fat is to add a ____________________________ workout to your exercise routine.  Page 245

The benefits of flexibility include_________________________________________,




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