HEALTH CHP 5 LSN 1

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HEALTH CHP 5 LSN 1
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HEALTH CHP 5 LSN 1
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  1. The process by which the body takes in and uses food.
    nutrition
  2. Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body.
    calories
  3. Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy.
    nutrients
  4. What 7 things influence your food choices?
    • hunger
    • appetite
    • emotions
    • family, friends, and peers
    • cultural and ethnic background
    • convenience and cost
    • advertising/media
  5. A natural physical drive that protects you from starvation.
    hunger
  6. A desire, rather than a need, to eat.
    appetite
  7. If you eat because you are feeling stressed, frustrated, or depressed you are eating because of what reason?
    emotions
  8. Of the things that influence your food choices, what are the 4 environmental factors? (these were listed in another question)
    • family, friends, and peers
    • cultural and ethnic background
    • convenience and cost
    • advertising
  9. Eating good nutrition is essential for health throughout life but particulary during _______ (which is one of the fastest periods of growth you'll experience).
    adolescence
  10. How long does it take your stomach to signal your brain that it is satisfied?
    20 minutes
  11. What size plate will help you keep serving sizes reasonable?
    smaller

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