Flashcards - Fundamentals of Nutrition & Wellness

Flashcards - Fundamentals of Nutrition & Wellness
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saturated
A saturated fat is a type of fat, in which the fatty acids all have single bonds
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Proteins
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues
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calorie
Calories are units of energy
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obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
calorie
Calories are units of energy
Proteins
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues
saturated
A saturated fat is a type of fat, in which the fatty acids all have single bonds
joints
A joint or articulation is the connection made between bones in the body
Regular exercise and physical activity
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness
micronutrients
Micronutrients are nutrients required by organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions
Food groups
A food group is a collection of foods that share similar nutritional properties or biological classifications
Essential fatty acids
Essential fatty acids, or EFAs, are fatty acids that humans and other animals must ingest because the body requires them for good health but cannot synthesize them
ketones
In chemistry, a ketone /ˈkiË?toÊŠn/ is an organic compound with the structure RCR', where R and R' can be a variety of carbon-containing substituents

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