Flashcards - Nutrition

Flashcards - Nutrition
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osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone
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calcium
Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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Vitamins
A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts
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mineral
A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound
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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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calorie
Calories are units of energy
Proteins
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues
mineral
A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound
Vitamins
A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
calcium
Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20
osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone
micronutrients
Micronutrients are nutrients required by organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions
nutrition facts label
The nutrition facts label is a label required on most packaged food in many countries
Food groups
A food group is a collection of foods that share similar nutritional properties or biological classifications
Carbohydrates
A carbohydrate is a biological molecule consisting of carbon , hydrogen and oxygen atoms, usually with a hydrogen–oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 ; in other words, with the empirical formula Cmn
energy-yielding nutrients
A nutrient is a component in foods that an organism uses to survive and grow
macrominerals
A mineral is a chemical element required as an essential nutrient by organisms, other than carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur present in common organic molecules
Energy balance
In order to create ethanol, all biomass needs to go through some of these steps: it needs to be grown, collected, dried, fermented, and burned
vegan diet
Veganism is both the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated abolitionist philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals

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