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Fourth Grade Science
Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are three kinds of what?
Even water is a nutrient because it is needed for what two things?
growth and repair of cells
My pyramid groups foods by what?
the nutrients they contain
The grains food group is high in what?
carbohydrates (bread and pasta)
The milk group is high in calcium which is important for what two things?
bones and teeth
The Nutrition Facts label gives you information about the major ________ and number of ______ in the food.
nutrients and calories
Using the Nutrition Facts label helps consumers do what?
make healthy food choices
what depends on a persons age, gender, and body size?
the amount of calories they need
What causes a person to gain weight?
if they eat more calories than they need
although fats are an important part of a person's diet too many can lead to what?
heart disease can result from eating too much what?
dietary fiber has no calories or nutritional value but it helps with what?
what can help you get all the nutrients you need?
a balanced diet
what determines if a person is getting enough or too much of a food group?
bread, rice, and pasta are examples of what?
bread, rice and pasta are rich in what and provide what for your body?
carbohydrates and energy
fruits and vegetables contain what two things?
vitamins and minerals
nuts, fish, and other foods contain what?
what do oils have that the body needs in small amounts?
what are meats and beans used for?
cell growth and repair
meats and beans are rich in what?
milk, yogurt, and cheese are included in which group?
the milk group
milk products contain what?
calcium and protein
a fatty substance that is in dairy and animal products
materials in food that are not digested
a diet that provides the proper amount of foods from each food group
a specific amount or helping of food
a guide that groups foods by the kinds of nutrients they contain
a group of foods with similar nutrients
the label on a food package that gives information about the major nutrients in the food
Nutrition Facts label
fats that increase the risk of heart problems