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Diet, Nutrition & Health Problems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which group is at greatest risk for osteoporosis?

Question 2 2.

Consider the medical reports of 4 patients of the same age (40 years old) :

1. Arthur, male, has a body fat percentage of 24.5%

2. Melanie, female, has a body fat percentage of 30.6%

3. Fabien, male, has a body mass index of 30.4

4. Saanya, female, has a body mass index of 30.6

Which patients are considered obese?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a piece of the puzzle needed for a healthy eating plan?

Question 4 4. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

Question 5 5. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a good first step when creating a healthy eating plan?

Question 7 7. Food guides are tools developed by the federal government that divide foods into five groups. Which of the following is NOT one of those five food groups?

Question 8 8. The nutritional needs of 97-98% of the population are described by what?

Question 9 9. Why should a person not eat more of a nutrient than recommended in the tolerable upper limit?

Question 10 10. Why does your body need lipids?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which of the following health problem is NOT associated with being obese?

Question 13 13. How is water different from other nutrients?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is part of a vegan diet?

Question 15 15. The six accepted diet-planning principles offer advice on the amount of nutrients a person needs to maintain their health. What is the principle of nutrient density?

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Question 16 16. Ayda is a teenager living in the Middle East. She is surrounded by a conservative culture that her family has lived in for centuries. Janet is a teenager living in the United States. She is surrounded by modern American culture and her family has few ties to its generational past. Which of the following factors would MOST LIKELY cause you to predict that these two girls would not experience the same situation with regard to developing an eating disorder?

Question 17 17. Why is it important to follow a healthy eating plan?

Question 18 18. Jenny's blood test has shown that she is low on zinc and B vitamins. How could she correct this deficit?

Question 19 19. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best defines Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)?

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Question 21 21. Debby notices that her friend Tara has been very anxious lately and likes to stay in on the weekends. She also notices that Tara looks skinny and her clothes are beginning to hang on her. Debby wonders if Tara might be bulimic. Does Debby's thinking match the situation?

Question 22 22. It is estimated that 5% to 20% of individuals who have eating disorders are male. Why might this number be inaccurate?

Question 23 23. Identify the definition of malignant neoplasia.

Question 24 24. Women who are menstruating are especially at risk for _____.

Question 25 25. Seniors may have a greater need for supplementation of _____.

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Question 26 26. Eating disorders are a result of both _____ and _____ issues.

Question 27 27. If you were trying to calculate your individual DRI, which of the following would be most useful?

Question 28 28. Why does the government recommend that you 'make half your grains whole'?

Question 29 29. How does the USDA help Americans balance their diet?

Question 30 30. Athletes need to make sure they get enough _____ to compensate for high amounts of sweating.

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