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Quiz Week 1 

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(TCO 1) Which statement is FALSE concerning the field of nutrition?

Nutrition is the study of how food nourishes the body.

Nutrition encompasses how we consume, digest, metabolize, and store food.

Nutrition is an ancient science that dates back to the fourteenth century.

Nutrition involves studying the factors that influence eating patterns.

(TCO 1) Which of the following is NOT an essential nutrient?

Water

Alcohol

Vitamins

Minerals

(TCO 1) Suzie is a stay-at-home mom who generally prepares the majority of meals for her household. Even though she always prepares meals that offer enough calories and nutrients for her family of four, she tends to make the same meals again and again. Which one of the characteristics of a healthy diet is Suzie not incorporating into her meal planning?

Adequacy

Balance

Balance

Balance

(TCO 1) Vitamin C and the B vitamins are termed _________.

Nonessential vitamins

Water-soluble vitamins

Fat-soluble vitamins

Trace vitamins

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(TCO 1) Jose’s lunch contains 121 grams of carbohydrates, 40 grams of protein, and 25 grams of fat. What percent of kilocalories in this meal come from fat?

19%

26%

34%

42%

(TCO 1) Your grandmother has recently been diagnosed with Type II diabetes. Which of the following professionals is most likely to be qualified to offer your grandmother assistance in planning her diabetic diet?

Registered Dietitian (RD)

PhD in nutrition

Medical doctor (MD)

Nutritionist

(TCO 1) The smallest units of matter that normally cannot be broken down are:

Atoms.

Molecules.

Cell.

Lipids.

(TCO 1) The ________ is most responsible for prompting individuals to seek food.

Stomach

Small intestine

Hypothalamus

Mouth

(TCO 3) Which is NOT a symptom of dehydration in infants?

Loss of skin elasticity

No wet diapers for three or more hours

Dry mouth and tongue

Bloated abdomen

(TCO 3) Which large vessel transports absorbed nutrients to the liver?

Portal vein

Pulmonary vein

Aorta

Subclavian vein

(TCO 3) Which of the following organs is responsible for the manufacturing and secretion of many digestive enzymes and bicarbonate?

Liver

Stomach

Pancreas

Gallbladder

(TCO 3) All of the following are found in saliva EXCEPT:

Water and mucus

Enzymes

Antibodies

Bicarbonate

(TCO 3) The main symptom associated with Clostridium botulinum intoxication is:

Diarrhea

Paralysis

Anemia

Jaundice

(TCO 3) The food-borne illness caused by Campylobacter jejuni is associated with consuming:

Grains that have been stored in a moist environment.

Water that has been contaminated with fecal material.

Tapeworms.

Contaminated beef or pork.

(TCO 3) Which of the following preservatives is (are) commonly used to prevent rancidity in oils and fats?

BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)

BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)

Propionic acids

Both BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) and BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)

(TCO 3) Pesticides are:

Chemicals added to food to enhance it in some way.

Chemicals added to food that help prevent microbial spoilage and enzymatic deterioration.

Chemicals used in the field and in storage areas to decrease destruction caused by insects and fungus.

Chemicals produced by microorganisms that harm tissue and elicit an immune response.

(TCO 3) The proper steps developed for canning foods ensures that all endospores of ________ are eliminated when followed carefully.

Salmonella

Clostridium botulinum

Giardia intestinalis

Campylobacter jejuni

(TCO 3) Which of the following describes the prevailing theory in the development of food allergies?

Early weaning and introduction of solids foods to infants produces an allergy.

Genetic manipulation of plants and animals (GMOs) results in new proteins that cause an immune response.

Frequent exposure to food allergens not listed on the food label can cause food allergies.

All of these are part of the prevailing theory on food allergies.

(TCO 3) Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using biopesticides?

Degrade rapidly and are easily washed away by water

Do not leave pesticide residues on crops

Can be produced synthetically and are therefore inexpensive

Are less toxic to humans and the environment

(TCO 3) Which of the following is an example of a persistent organic pollutant?

Mercury

GMO

Sulfite

Coal tar

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Quiz Week 2 

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(TCO 1) What is the major monosaccharide found in the body?

Glucose

Fructose

Galactose

Glycogen

(TCO 1) Which of the following carbohydrates is the end product of photosynthesis?

Glycogen

Galactose

Lactose

Glucose

(TCO 1) The term complex carbohydrates refers to:

Monosaccharides

Disaccharides

Polysaccharides

Glucose

(TCO 1) A disaccharide is formed by the chemical bonding of:

Two monosaccharides

Two polysaccharides

One monosaccharide and one polysaccharide

Two oligosaccharides

(TCO 1) What is the major monosaccharide found in the body?

Glucose

Fructose

Galactose

Glycogen

(TCO 2) All of the following are symptoms/side effects of ketosis EXCEPT:

Bad breath

High blood cholesterol

Dehydration

Acidosis (acidic pH of the blood)

(TCO 2) Without sufficient ________, the colon gets too little exercise and becomes weak.

Calories

Protein

Fiber

Water

(TCO 2) How many grams of carbohydrates

75 grams

100 grams

130 grams

160 grams

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(TCO 2) Glucose is the preferred source of energy for which of the following?

Brain cells

Red blood cells

The central nervous system

All of these

(TCO 2) Insulin is synthesized and released by the:

Brain

Liver

Pancreas

Gallbladder

(TCO 2) Glucose is the preferred source of energy for which of the following?

Brain cells

Red blood cells

The central nervous system

All of these

(TCO 3) Individuals with the disease PKU (phenylketonuria) should not consume the artificial sweetener aspartame. Why?

People with PKU are highly prone to development of diabetes.

People with PKU are allergic to the sweetener.

People with PKU experience severe headaches when they consume aspartame.

People with PKU cannot metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine.

(TCO 2) Which of the following BEST describes the glycemic index?

An individual’s glucose/insulin ratio in a fasted state

The amount of insulin required to metabolize 100 grams of glucose

The glucose content of a given food

The extent to which a given food raises blood glucose and insulin

(TCO 3) Diabetes is a condition in which the body doesn’t process ________ properly.

Vitamins

Protein

Carbohydrates

Fat

(TCO 3) Sean is planning to bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies for his girlfriend. Which of the following artificial sweeteners would be the best substitute for the sugar in the recipe?

Aspartame

Saccharin

Sucralose

Olestra

(TCO 3) Peggy Sue’s doctor wants to screen her for reactive hypoglycemia. If her doctor’s suspicions are correct and Peggy Sue does have reactive hypoglycemia, what would you expect her blood glucose concentration to be at approximately TWO HOURS after she had begun her glucose tolerance test?

Elevated as compared to a normal individual

Depressed as compared to a normal individual

Normal; two hours after consuming the glucose load, her blood concentrations will be no different from those of a normal individual

(TCO 3) Which artificial sweetener was almost banned because of a proposed relationship with bladder cancer in experimental animals?

Saccharin

Sucralose

Aspartame

Acesulfame-K

(TCO 4) Yogurt is tolerated better than milk by many lactase-deficient people because:

Yogurt has no lactose

Bacteria in yogurt help digest the lactose

It has a thicker consistency

Yogurt is acidic

(TCO 3) Which of the following is associated with Type II diabetes?

Autoimmune disease

Obesity

Prone to ketosis

Body fails to produce insulin

(TCO 4) Which of the following ethnic groups has the LOWEST incidence of lactose intolerance?

Asians

African Americans

Caucasians

Hispanics

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Quiz Week 3 

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(TCO 3) The process of adding hydrogen to an unsaturated fatty acid and creating a more solid fat is called:
Emulsification
Pressurization
Hydrogenation
Deamination
(TCO 3) Which of the following describes lipids?
Organic nutrients that are insoluble in water
Inorganic nutrients that are insoluble in water
Organic nutrients that are insoluble in fat
Inorganic nutrients that are insoluble in fat
(TCO 3) Which of the following fatty acids is generally solid at room temperature?
Short-chain
Saturated
Monounsaturated
Polyunsaturated
(TCO 3) A fatty acid that contains a chain of 10 carbons and one double bond is termed a:
Saturated, medium-chain fatty acid
Saturated, long-chain fatty acid
Monounsaturated, medium-chain fatty acid
Monounsaturated, long-chain fatty acid
(TCO 3) The process of adding hydrogen to an unsaturated fatty acid and creating a more solid fat is called:
Emulsification
Pressurization
Hydrogenation
Deamination
(TCO 6) What element makes protein different from carbohydrates and fat?
Carbon
Hydrogen
Oxygen
Nitrogen
(TCO 6) Which of the following statements is TRUE about transfatty acids?
They are made by the body in large quantities
Their amounts are not currently required on food labels
They decrease the risk of developing heart disease
They result from the hydrogenation process
(TCO 6) Why are phospholipids NOT an essential nutrient?
Our bodies manufacture phospholipids
Phospholipids are not naturally found in the healthy body
Beneficial GI bacteria produce phospholipids
They provide no useful function in the human body
(TCO 6) Which of the following is NOT true of fats?
Dietary fats stimulate hunger signals to the brain
Fats add texture and flavor to food.
Fats are found in every cell membrane
Adipose tissue stores fat for future energy use
(TCO 6) How many calories are potentially provided by 25 grams of fat?
23 kilocalories
100 kilocalories
225 kilocalories
2,250 kilocalories
(TCO 6) Which of the following is a fat
Phosphate
Saccharin
Olestra
Trans fat
(TCO 6) Which of the following health problems has been associated with high intakes of fat replacers?
Allergies
Gastrointestinal distress
Elevated blood cholesterol levels
Hypertension
(TCO 6) All of the following organs assist in the digestion of lipids EXCEPT the:
Liver
Large intestine
Gallbladder
Pancreas
(TCO 5) Which of the following supplements would you recommend a vegan add to his or her diet?
Protein
Fiber
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
(TCO 5) Protein digestion begins in the ________.
Mouth
Stomach
Small intestine
Pancreas
(TCO 5) Which of the following is a genetic disorder resulting in debilitating protein abnormalities?
Cystic fibrosis
Mad cow disease
Acidosis
Kwashiorkor
(TCO 5) Milk curdles when lemon juice is added to it. The change that occurs in the protein is called:
Denaturation
Translocation
Transcription
Deamination
(TCO 5) Proteases are:
Protein messengers that are released from storage in response to an alteration in the body’s homeostasis.
Transport proteins that move substances throughout the body.
Defense proteins that attack foreign bacteria, viruses, and toxins.
Enzymes that break down protein.
(TCO 5) Per gram, which of the following foods would contain the highest protein content?
Cooked carrots
Chicken
Skim milk
Whole-wheat bread
(TCO 5) Which of the following is NOT typically a nutrient of concern for vegans?
Iron
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Calcium
(TCO 5) Which of the following proteins are fundamental to the immune system?
Enzymes
Antibodies
Buffers
Transport proteins
(TCO 5) Of the 20 amino acids relevant to the human body, how many are considered essential?
None
Five
Nine
20
(TCO 5) The type of protein-energy malnutrition characterized by a general lack of protein, energy, and nutrients in the diet is called:
Marasmus
Sickle cell anemia
Cystic fibrosis
Kwashiorkor
(TCO 5) Which of the following is a genetic disorder resulting in debilitating protein abnormalities?
Cystic fibrosis
Mad cow disease
Acidosis
Kwashiorkor
(TCO 5) Which of the following is associated with marasmus?
Distended abdomen
Skin and bones appearance
Enlarged, fatty liver
All of these

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Quiz Week 5 

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(TCO 3) How do antioxidant vitamins stabilize free radicals?
Donate electrons or hydrogens
Enzymatic destruction
Phagocytosis
Break down and convert them to less damaging molecules
(TCO 3) Which of the following are required components of antioxidant enzyme systems?
Antioxidant minerals
Antioxidant vitamins
Phytochemicals
Gastrointestinal microflora
(TCO 3) Carbon and hydrogen are two examples of:
Atoms
Antioxidants
Electrons
Nuclei
(TCO 3) Which of the following diseases has been linked to free radical damage?
Cancer
Heart disease
Diabetes
All of these
(TCO 3) What is an exchange reaction?
A reaction that produces free radicals
A two-part metabolic reaction that includes oxidation and reduction steps
The first stage of cancer development, in which a cell’s DNA mutates
A reaction that converts a provitamin into the metabolically active form
(TCO 3) Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding free radicals?
Free radicals are formed as a by-product of healthy metabolism
Exposure to pollution increases free radical production
Many diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, are linked to free radical damage
(TCO 7) Which water-soluble vitamin can regenerate Vitamin E after it has been oxidized?
Vitamin D
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Folate
(TCO 7) Who is at risk for a Vitamin E deficiency?
Premature infants
Postmenopausal women
Male athletes
The elderly
(TCO 7) Which of the following foods are the richest sources of Vitamin E?
Fruits and vegetables
Meat, fish, and poultry
Margarine and vegetable oils
(TCO 7) Which of the following are rich sources of Vitamin C?
Milk and cheese
Seafood
Wheat and oats
Green and red peppers
(TCO 7) Which of the following symptoms is associated with consuming a megadose of Vitamin C?
Night blindness
Scurvy
Nausea and diarrhea
Erythrocyte hemolysis
(TCO 7) The doctor has recently told Julie that she is anemic. Julie should consume ________ with her iron supplement to increase its absorption.
A tablespoon of castor oil
A glass of milk
A glass of orange juice
Scrambled eggs
(TCO 7) Which of the following increases the RDA for Vitamin C?
Smoking cigarettes
Drinking alcohol
Being a vegan
Taking supplements of Vitamin C
(TCO 8) The most critical role that Vitamin A plays in the human body is:
Maintaining a healthy reproductive system
Acting as an antioxidant and scavenging free radicals
Maintaining a healthy immune system
Maintaining healthy vision
(TCO 8) What is the definition of a megadose?
A dose two or more times greater than the recommended amount
A dose five or more times greater than the recommended amount
A dose 10 or more times greater than the recommended amount
A dose 100 or more times greater than the recommended amount

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(TCO 8) At what stage in the development of cancer is the DNA mutated?
Initiation
Promotion
Progression
Metastasis
(TCO 8) Which of the following foods would be the best dietary source of pre-formed Vitamin A?
Carrots
Egg
Cantaloupe
Rice
(TCO 8) Which of the following techniques can assess for osteoporosis?
Blood calcium assessment
Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry
Underwater weighing
Bioelectrical impedance testing
(TCO 8) The compact bone that makes up the outer surface of all bone is called:
Cortical
Osteoblast
Collagen
Trabecular
(TCO 8) Which is NOT a symptom of hypercalcemia?
Weakness
Mental confusion
Loss of appetite
Hemorrhaging
(TCO 8) Vitamin D toxicity is associated with:
Sunburns
Suntan lotions
Seafood
Supplements
(TCO 9) Which of the following B-complex vitamins is involved in the metabolism of fatty acids?
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B12
Folate
Pantothenic acid
(TCO 9) Which of the following conditions have Vitamin B6 supplements been used to treat?
High cholesterol
Hypertension
Baldness
Premenstrual syndrome
(TCO 9) What is the primary reason why osteoporosis incidents in the United States are expected to increase?
Inadequate treatment options
Increased diagnostic tools
Increased longevity of the population
Decline in milk consumption
(TCO 9) High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood are associated with the development of:
Diabetes
Heart disease
Neural tube defects
Osteoporosis
(TCO 9) Vitamin B12 is essential for the proper functioning of:
Epithelial cells
Nerve cells
Gastric (stomach) cells
Hepatic (liver) cells
(TCO 9) Formed in our bones, hydroxyapatite crystals are mineral complexes comprised of calcium and:
Sodium
Chloride
Phosphorus
Vitamin K

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Quiz Week 6 

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(TCO 1) All of the following are considered weight-bearing activities EXCEPT:
Strength training
Swimming
Tennis
Jogging
(TCO 1) The maximal heart rate for a 30-year-old individual would be:
220 beats per minute (bpm).
150 beats per minute (bpm).
190 beats per minute (bpm).
100 beats per minute (bpm).
(TCO 2) Which of the following sports is the least likely to place a young girl or woman at risk for the female athlete triad?
Figure skating
Soccer
Diving
Distance running
(TCO 2) Which of the following describes the effect that severe dieting has on basal metabolic rate?
Basal metabolic rate is decreased
Basal metabolic rate is increased
Basal metabolic rate is unchanged
The effect on basal metabolic rate varies
(TCO 2) Consuming an excess of _______ calories in one week will result in a weight gain of one pound per week.
2,500
3,500
3,000
2,000
(TCO 3) Foods with the highest satiety value are high in:
Carbohydrates
Fat
Protein
Water
(TCO 3) Which of the following BEST describes exercise?
Any movement produced by muscles that increases energy expenditure
Maximal force or tension level that can be produced by a muscle group
Leisure physical activity that is purposeful, planned, and structured
Ability to move a joint fluidly through the complete range of motion
(TCO 3) If Mary weighs 140 pounds and her RDA for protein is 0.8 grams per kilogram body weight, what would be her recommended protein intake?
64 grams
112 grams
51 grams
It is impossible to determine from the given information
(TCO 4) The best time to replenish glycogen stores is:
Right after exercising
The day before exercising
The day after exercising
A few hours before exercising
(TCO 4) Rachel is a gymnast who trains two hours/day on average. She supports her daily activity by consuming 2,500 kilocalories per day. How many kilocalories should she be consuming from carbohydrates sources?
1,125-1,300 kilocalories
1,300-1,500 kilocalories
1,500-1,625 kilocalories
1,625-1,750 kilocalories
(TCO 4) In which of the following events would carbohydrates loading be the most beneficial?
Weight lifting
Baseball game
Cross country skiing
100-yard dash
(TCO 5) Obsessive-compulsive, perfectionism, socially inhibited, compliant, and emotionally restrained describe personality traits of:
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Binge eating disorder
Obesity
(TCO 5) Which of the following symptoms is characteristic of bulimia nervosa?
Episodes of extreme overeating
Self-starvation
Both episodes of extreme overeating and self-starvation
None of these
(TCO 5) Which of the following family characteristics is NOT associated with anorexia nervosa?
Rigid family structure
Angry and disruptive family environment
Avoidance of open discussions to resolve disagreements
None of these are associated with anorexia nervosa
(TCO 6) Impulsive, low self-esteem, seeks attention, extroverted, and erratic describe personality traits of:
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Binge eating disorder
Obesity
(TCO 6) Which of the following BEST explains why adolescents are more vulnerable to the unrealistic media images of the “perfect body” than are adults?
The images target young people
Adolescents cannot comprehend the objective of advertisements
Adolescents are developing their personal identity
Adolescents cannot control their environment in the way adults can
(TCO 7) Which is NOT a symptom of anorexia nervosa?
Refusal to maintain body weight at a minimally normal weight for age and height
Intense fear of gaining weight
Loss of menstrual cycle
Secretive consumption of large amounts of food in a short period of time

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(TCO 7) Which of the following BEST describes why the body reduces nonvital body functions in untreated anorexia nervosa?
There is insufficient estrogen to regulate these functions
The body is trying to maintain normal body temperature
The body needs to conserve energy
The individual’s activity level is very low
(TCO 7) Which is NOT a symptom of anorexia nervosa?
Refusal to maintain body weight at a minimally normal weight for age and height
Intense fear of gaining weight
Loss of menstrual cycle
Secretive consumption of large amounts of food in a short period of time
(TCO 8) Which of the following is NOT a method of purging?
Laxatives
Exercise
Grazing
Enemas
(TCO 8) Which of the following is the most common eating disorder?
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Pica
(TCO 8) All of the following are associated with binge eating EXCEPT:
Loss of self control
Sense of euphoria
Weight loss
Consuming large quantities of food
(TCO 9) For most adults, it is difficult to get adequate nutrients if eating less than ________ kcals a day.
1,000-1,200
1,200-1,500
1,600-1,800
1,800-2,000
(TCO 9) To be a diagnostic symptom of bulimia nervosa, binge eating must occur on average at least ________ for three months.
Once a week
Twice a week
Four times a week
Seven days a week
(TCO 9) Which of the following eating disorders is associated with obesity?
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Binge-eating disorder
Reverse anorexia
(TCO 10) According to the American Psychiatric Association, anorexia nervosa is diagnosed when body weight is less than ________ % of expected height and weight.
70
75
85
90

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Quiz Week 7 

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(TCO 4) A low-birth-weight infant will weigh:
Less than 5.5 pounds
Less than 6.0 pounds
Less than 6.5 pounds
Less than 7.0 pounds
(TCO 4) From the third month to term, the developing human is called a(n):
Fetus
Embryo
Zygote
Blastocyst
(TCO 4) Recommended weight gain during pregnancy is based on the:
Mother’s weight at the end of the first trimester
Size of the fetus at three months’ gestation
Mother’s pre-pregnancy body mass index
Mother’s age
(TCO 4) Inadequate intakes of ________ during pregnancy are associated with neural tube defects in the fetus.
Protein
Iron
Folate
calcium
(TCO 4) In which trimester of pregnancy is the fetus the most vulnerable to teratogens?
First
Second
Third
Fourth
(TCO 5) What percentage of neural tube defects is related to the mother’s intake of folate before and during pregnancy?
25
30
50
70
(TCO 5) During the second and third trimesters, the caloric needs of a pregnant woman increase by ________ kilocalories per day.
100
300
500
750
(TCO 6) Fetal demand for iron is highest during the:
First trimester
Second trimester
Third trimester
Entire gestational period
(TCO 6) Which statement is FALSE regarding zinc during pregnancy?
Inadequate zinc intake can result in premature delivery and malformation of the fetus.
The RDA for zinc increases during pregnancy
Absorption of zinc is inhibited if iron-rich and zinc-rich foods are consumed together in a meal
Vitamin C enhances the absorption of zinc
(TCO 6) Which of the following enhances the absorption of iron?
Caffeine
Bran
Vitamin C
Oxalates
(TCO 7) During lactation, the caloric needs of the mother increase by ________ calories a day.
100
300
500
750

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(TCO 7) The only thing that will cure preeclampsia is:
Delivery of the infant
Hypertensive medication
Low-sodium diet
Bedrest
(TCO 7) The hormone that suppresses milk production during pregnancy is:
Estrogen
Prolactin
Progesterone
Both estrogen and progesterone
(TCO 8) At birth, Baby Molly weighs seven pounds. If her growth and development are normal, what would you expect Molly to weigh on her first birthday?
14 pounds
18 pounds
21 pounds
30 pounds
(TCO 8) The brain grows the most rapidly during the first ________ years of life.
Two
Five
Eight
10
(TCO 8) Which of the following are cues that an infant is ready to accept solid foods?
The infant can sit up with support
The infant’s tongue extrusion reflex has begun to abate
The infant is at least four months old
All of these are signs that an infant is ready for solid foods
(TCO 9) Which nutrient is generally NOT a concern for vegan children?
Protein
Iron
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
(TCO 9) Overweight in children is defined as:
BMI 75th percentile
BMI 85th percentile
BMI 95th percentile
BMI 100th percentile
(TCO 9) All of the following are associated with developing toddlers’ healthy eating habits EXCEPT:
Snacking between meals
Small portion sizes
Rewarding meal completion with dessert
Including toddlers in food shopping and preparation
(TCO 10) Atrophic gastritis is a common condition among older adults that impairs the ability to absorb ________.
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Zinc
(TCO 10) How much fat is recommended for a preschooler?
10-20% of total energy
15-25% of total energy
25-35% of total energy
40-50% of total energy
(TCO 10) All of the following are physiological changes that typically occur with aging EXCEPT:
Decreased lean body mass
Decreased bone density
Decreased fat mass
Decreased immune function
(TCO 10) On average, Americans have a life expectancy that reaches into the:
Early seventies
Late seventies
Early eighties
Late eighties
(TCO 10) The absorption of Vitamin ________ increases in older adults.
A
B12
C
D
(TCO 10) Which of the following is associated with the premature closure of the epiphyseal plate?
Malnourishment
Anabolic steroid use
Obesity
Both malnourishment and anabolic steroid use
(TCO 10) Which of the following is FALSE regarding the RDA for carbohydrates?
This recommendation stays the same as we age
This amount ensures adequate glucose to the brain
Most healthy individuals require more than this recommendation
This amount is difficult for elderly individuals to consume in their diets
(TCO 10) Which of the following is NOT related to the increased iron needs in adolescence?
Skeletal muscle mass increases
Iron utilization slows down
Iron is lost as a result of menstruation (in girls)
Food choices are often inadequate in iron

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