Which of the following nutrition-related diseases in not one of the three leading causes of death in the US? Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes?
Fibers belong to the class of nutrients knowns as?
Which of the following is a characteristic of vitamins?
Enable chemical processes in the body
Gram for Gram, which provides the most energy?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of protein?
Most significant source for humans
A weight reduction regimen calls for daily intake of 1400 kcal and 30 grams fat, approx what percentage of the total energy is contributed by fat?
Which of he following is not true about water?
regulates body temperature
a seven layer burrito from taco bell contains 18 grams of fat, 64 grams of CHO, and 17 grams of protein. Calculate the total number of kcal from this food?
A whopper sandwich contains 628 kcals and 36 grams of fat approximately what percentage of the total kcal is contributed by fat?
Which of the following are substances in plant foods that are not digested in the stomach or small intestines?
Which meal contains foods from al food groups represented in MyPyramid?
Steak, baked potatoe with margarine, broccoli, salad with oil and vinegar dressing, and milk.
When looking at the ingredient list label of a bottled spaghetti sauce you see that olive oil is the second largest ingredient, what does this mean?
Olive Oil is second ingredient by weight
A compound secreted into the bloodstream that acts to control the function of distant cells is called a what?
One cup of chocolate milk contains 15 grams of carbs, 8 grams of fat, and 8 grams of protein. This cup supplies how many kcals?
Which statement best describes nutrient density?
consume foods that have the most nutrition for their kcals
Which of the following measures does not assess nutritional status
Which term describes failing health that results from long standing dietary intake that does not meet nutritional needs?
The RDAs are considered to be adequate to meet the known nutritional needs of who?
Most healthy people
Which of the folllowing is not considered part of the GI tract?
One serving of Raisin Bran cereal contains 50 percent of the 18 mg Daily Value for iron, so how much will one serving of your cereal provide?
Legumes (dry beans) are in which Food Guide Pyramid?
Which of the following is true about the use of the Food Guide Pyramid?
Variety is the key to the plan
Margaret, an elderly woman, needs to limit her kcal intake without sacrificing needed nutrients, keeping the MyPyramid in mind, which could she do?
Carefully select foods rich in nutrients but low in kcals
One cup of apple juice has 111 kcal and 1.4 mg of vitamin C, the same serving size of orange juice has 112 kcal and 124 mg of vitamin C, which of the following is true regarding their nutrient density?
Orange juice is more Vitamin C dense than apple juice
The acronym DRI stands for what"
Dietary Reference Intake
Which of the following is NOT a dietary Guideline for Americans?
Jeff, a world class triathlete, visits a dietitian to obtain sports nutrition advice. During his visit, Jeff is asked to recall what he ate for the past five days, which part of the nutrition assessment is this?
Where does peristalsis begin?
top of esophagus
Kate consumes 1900 kcal each day. She requires 1500 kcal to meet her daily energy needs, over time kate's kcal consumption could lead to what?
Which of the following is not required on a nutrition label?
What structure prevents food from entering the trachea when you swallow?
Which large vessel is the first to receive most recently eating nutrients, transporting them to the liver?
After digestion and absorption, which circulatory system carries fat, and fat-soluble vitamins?
Where does digestion begin?
The stomach empties into the small intestine through the what?
The ring-like muscles that retard or prevent backflow of partially digested food in the GI tract are called What?
What substance helps suspend fat in a watery digestive mixture, making fat more available to digest?
Peristalsis refers to what?
Wave-like muscular movement of materials through the GI tract
All the following can weaken esophageal sphincter tensions and promote heartburn except what?
Absorption of nutrients by intestinal cells occurs by all of the following mechanisms except what?
All of the following are characteristics of heartburn except what?
It subsides when a person relaxes and lies down immediately after eating
The most active area for absorption of nutrients into the body is the what?
The villi of the small intestine does what?
Provide an enormous surface area that facilitates absorption
Which of the following is true of the nutrient transport?
Water-soluble nutrients are transported through the portal system to the liver
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