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Basics of Nutrition & Food Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Limited mobility in older adults could lead to which nutrition-related concern?

Question 2 2. How much carbohydrates should older adults consume daily?

Question 3 3. To avoid choking hazards toddlers should not be fed?

Question 4 4. Infants' nutritional needs are met completely through breast milk or an iron-fortified infant formula until what age?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Use the 5/20 rule to determine which of the following foods would be high in calcium.

Question 7 7. How many calories per day do adult men need?

Question 8 8. How many calories per day do adult women need?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 12 12. _____ is the branch of science that works to create and maintain a wholesome and varied food supply for the general public.

Question 13 13. Seniors may have a greater need for supplementation of _____.

Question 14 14. Athletes need to make sure they get enough _____ to compensate for high amounts of sweating.

Question 15 15. How does the USDA help Americans balance their diet?

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Question 16 16. Why does the government recommend that you 'make half your grains whole'?

Question 17 17.

Which of the following may be imbalanced in an imbalanced diet?

I. Proteins

II. Fats

III. Carbohydrates

Question 18 18. An imbalanced diet contains:

Question 19 19. Staple foods, such as cereal grains and rice might get fortified with this nutrient to prevent visual impairment?

Question 20 20. Critics of voluntarily food fortification are concerned about this outcome.

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Question 21 21. How many calories per day do school-aged children need?

Question 22 22. Preschoolers and school-aged children's daily diet should contain no more than how much percent of calories from fat?

Question 23 23. Which set of crops has been the primary focus of genetic engineering?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an issue associated with genetic engineering?

Question 25 25. Which of the following nutrient deficiencies can lead to anemia?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following vitamins is important in maintaining connective tissue?

Question 27 27. What is the name of the process that involves heating milk products and fruit juices to destroy microorganisms?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a TRUE statement regarding food processing?

Question 29 29. How many calories per day do older adult men need?

Question 30 30. Toddlers need less food because?

Basics of Nutrition & Food Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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