Nutrients
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Fats
Vitamins/Minerals
100

This nutrient is the body's main source of energy.

Carbohydrates

100

This carb source gives a quick burst of short term energy. 

Simple/Refined

100

List 2 non-animal sources of protein. 

Nuts, quinoa, lentils, etc. 

100

The main function of fats is to... 

Store energy

100

Vitamin needed for vision. 

Vitamin A

200

This nutrient works to repair and build muscles.

Protein

200

This carb source provides longer term energy.

Complex carbs 

200
How many amino acids are there?

20 but only 9 are considered essential (meaning your body doesn't create them on it's own)

200

True or False - Fats are the most energy dense nutrient. 

True - 9 calories/gram

200

This vitamin is a fat-soluble vitamin and can be provided by the sun. 

Vitamin D

300

This nutrient is essential for vitamin absorption and provides the most concentrated source of energy.

Fat

300

True or False: Carbs are digested easier and quicker than protein and fat. 

True

300

What foods provide a significant source of protein?

Meat, fish, beans, eggs, cheese.

300

List 2 sources of unsaturated fats... 

Nuts, avocado, olive oil, olives, peanut butter, fatty fish, seeds. 

300

This vitamin is important to help blood clot. 

Vitamin K

400

These nutrients are dissolved by either fat or water.

Vitamins

400

This carb source cannot be digested by humans. 

Corn

400

Your body will be best supported when _____% of your daily calorie intake comes from protein (HINT: it's a % range). 

10-35% 

400

List the 4 fat-soluble vitamins.

A, D, E, & K

400

Vitamin that helps boost the immune system. 

Vitamin C

500

Trace elements found in food that are used by the body.

Minerals

500

How much fiber is recommended daily?

Women - 25 grams/day

Men - 36 grams/day

500

What are complete proteins?

Foods that provide all 9 essential amino acids  - typically animal products like meat, fish, cheese, eggs, but also soy products and quinoa. 

500

Are unsaturated fats usually liquid or solid at room temperature?

Liquid - like olive oil 

500

Mineral that carries blood through out the body. 

Iron

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