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Proteins

Nutrients needed for building body cells and repairing damaged cells.

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Carbohydrates

Nutrients that the body's most useful source of energy and fiber

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Fats

Nutrients that provide the body with energy

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Vitamins

Nutrients from living things that control the activities of cells and of the body in general

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Nutrients

All of the food sources that we need to be healthy

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Balanced Diet

A variety of foods in meals and snacks and amounts that provide the nutrients to stay healthy.

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Food Guide Pyramid

A chart showing the number of daily servings from each of the 5 food groups needed for a balanced diet

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Serving(s)

A single portion of food(s)

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Dietary Guidelines

Suggestions for making healthful food choices that can lower a risk of a disease

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Cholesterol

A soft, waxy substance in your body cells

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Empty Calories

Calories from a food that has a large amount of fats and sugar but a few nutrients

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Eating Disorder

A loss over control of eating patterns

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Anorexia Nervosa

An eating disorder in which a person doesn't eat that much