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Functional Properties of Nutrients Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the word calorie is spelled with a capital C, then it indicates that it is _____.

Question 2 2. What is the difference between in vitro and in vivo?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 4 4. Why does a healthy person not need extra vitamins A, D, E or K?

Question 5 5. Carbohydrates are your body's first choice of immediate energy because they are easily converted to energy. Some of the foods that your body obtains carbohydrates from are:

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Question 6 6. Why does your body need lipids?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Why is 'fiber' listed on the nutrition facts label?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about minerals is FALSE?

Question 10 10. How is water different from other nutrients?

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Question 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a nutrient, but provides the body with empty calories?

Question 13 13.

Finish this conversation with the most likely response:

Child: 'Mom, we should get acai berry juice.'

Mother: 'Why?'

Child: 'Because if we drink acai berries we won't get cancer!'

Question 14 14. Which class of food does NOT contain organic nutrients?

Question 15 15. Which of the following nutrients is considered your body's last choice for energy because it is needed for other functions such as growth, development and repair of tissues?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. If your lunch meal had 14 grams of fat, how many Calories of your meal came from fat?

Question 18 18.

1.These nutrients are necessary for energy metabolism.

2.These nutrients help convert calories to energy.

3. These nutrients perform other functions in the body, such as assisting with the clotting of blood.

The 3 statements above describe _____.

Question 19 19. Select the BEST way for describing nutrients.

Question 20 20. What advice might a doctor give to an athlete who drinks protein shakes instead of breakfast and lunch?

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Question 21 21. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 22 22. How are organic and inorganic nutrients different?

Question 23 23. Use the 5/20 rule to determine which of the following foods would be high in calcium.

Question 24 24. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an appropriate use of a vitamin?

Functional Properties of Nutrients Chapter Exam Instructions

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