Basic Principles of Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. On a box of Wheat Thin crackers are the words '100% whole grain', 'reduced fat' and 'cholesterol free'. This verbiage is representative of _____ claims.

Question 2 2. Diabetes and cancer have what in common?

Question 3 3. Jenny's blood test has shown that she is low on zinc and B vitamins. How could she correct this deficit?

Question 4 4. Why can exercise be dangerous?

Question 5 5. If you were trying to calculate your individual DRI, which of the following would be most useful?

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Question 6 6. How does a person who is classified as obese differ from a person who is classified as overweight?

Question 7 7. In her effort to improve her dietary habits, Kerissa should do all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 8 8. What is the difference between information found on a food label and DRIs?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT one of the five recommended food groups?

Question 10 10. The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. The nutritional needs of 97-98% of the population are described by what?

Question 12 12. Use the 5/20 rule to determine which of the following foods would be high in calcium.

Question 13 13. Why should a person not eat more of a nutrient than recommended in the tolerable upper limit?

Question 14 14. What's a good and healthy alternative to soda?

Question 15 15. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about exercise for people with arthritis is FALSE?

Question 17 17. Why does the government recommend that you 'make half your grains whole'?

Question 18 18. A bag of frozen broccoli has the following statement printed on its packaging: 'Good source of calcium which may reduce the risk for osteoporosis'. This is an example of a _____ claim.

Question 19 19. How does the USDA help Americans balance their diet?

Question 20 20. If you have a habit of getting an unhealthy snack from a vending machine as you leave your place of work, what's the best way to change this unhealthy behavior?

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Question 21 21. A college student has recently begun cooking for herself and researching for information on how to prepare healthy meals that complete her nutrient needs. Why is the dietary reference intake a good source for her to consult?

Question 22 22. What is true about the rate of obesity in the last 30 years?

Question 23 23. Why is 'fiber' listed on the nutrition facts label?

Question 24 24. How is water different from other nutrients?

Question 25 25. Why is it important to follow a healthy eating plan?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 27 27. Kerissa wants to lose weight, so she is exercising more and trying to eat and drink items from recommended 'food groups'. Which item might Kerissa consume that does NOT belong to a recommended 'food group'?

Question 28 28. Which eating disorder is characterized by a fear of gaining weight and a subsequent restriction of food?

Question 29 29. One effect of obesity is:

Question 30 30. A can of Kirkland brand Premium Chunk Chicken Breast is 210 calories. There are 3.5 servings per can. If you eat one serving, how many calories have you consumed?

Basic Principles of Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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