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    1) Nutrition Word Puzzle #1 --

    Directions: To solve the Nutrition vocabulary word puzzle use the Latin root, the word definition and the Nutrition vocabulary word list. Put your answers INSIDE the word boxes and move down to the next puzzle. When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct answers, the use of the word in a sentence and the percentage score for correct answers.
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    Clue: In addition to this Nutrition vocabulary word puzzle, also includes a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match, True or False, Synonym or Antonym and a Concentration activity. A Health and Fitness vocabulary list includes 465 related words and is available from the pull down menu called Word List in the header above.
    You have permission to make a hard copy of Health and Fitness word puzzles for more vocabulary study at home or in classes.
    Vocabulary Word List: Health and Fitness vocabulary list:allergen, amino acid, appetite, calories, carbohydrates, cholesterol, dietitian, electrolytes, fermentation, fitness, ingredient, metabolism, mineral, nutrition, perishable, processed, proteins, RDA, supplement, vitamins

    Nutrition Word Puzzle #1 --

    1)  The amount of nutrients that a person needs to eat every day to stay healthy. (Initials stand for Recommended Daily/Dietary Allowance.) (noun...abbrev.)

    2)  Measurement of heat energy provided by a quantity of food (plural noun)
    Root CALOR = heat

    3)  Necessary nutriment materials, composed of amino acids, considered as a food source (plural noun)
    Root PROTO = first, primary

    4)  Any of simple organic compounds that form short chains to make proteins and are synthesized by living cells or are obtained as essential components of the diet (noun - two words)
    Root ACER = sharp

    5)  Neutral compounds as sugars, starches or cellulose, most that are formed by green plants; a major class of animal foods (plural noun)
    Root HYDR = water

    6)  Fatty substance found in foodstuffs or formed by the body itself that coats and restricts arteries (noun)
    Root STEREOS = solid, stiff

    7)  Any substance that induces an exaggerated or abnormal reaction as by sneezing, itching etc. and that does not have such a strong effect on others (noun)
    Root ERG = work

    8)  A naturally occurring crystalline element or compound that does not come from plants or animals; a type of nutrient needed in small amounts and not produced by the body (noun)
    Root MINE = ore

    9)  One of the instinctive desires necessary to keep up organic life: the need for food (noun)
    Root PET = to go to

    10)  The study or science of dietary requirements for proper health and development (noun)
    Root is NUTR = nourish, feed

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