Healthy Diet Planning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following are health benefits associated with a vegan or vegetarian diet EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. What's a good and healthy alternative to soda?

Question 3 3. Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are energy-yielding nutrients that collectively are referred to as what?

Question 4 4. Jenny's blood test has shown that she is low on zinc and B vitamins. How could she correct this deficit?

Question 5 5. 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'?

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Question 6 6. The nutritional needs of 97-98% of the population are described by what?

Question 7 7. Seniors may have a greater need for supplementation of _____.

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Identify the definition of malignant neoplasia.

Question 10 10. It has been several hours since your last meal, and you are beginning to feel hunger pangs. This is because your stomach is secreting which hormone to stimulate the appetite?

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Question 11 11. Which group is at greatest risk for osteoporosis?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. How does the USDA help Americans balance their diet?

Question 14 14. All of the following are reasons people choose a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a good first step when creating a healthy eating plan?

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Question 16 16. Because Americans tend to consume less than optimal amounts of nutrient-dense foods, they miss out on which constipation-fighting nutrient that is described as the tough part of plant foods that does not get digested or absorbed?

Question 17 17. 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?

Question 18 18. Use the 5/20 rule to determine which of the following foods would be high in calcium.

Question 19 19. Why does the government recommend that you 'make half your grains whole'?

Question 20 20. Julia ate a meal with 25 grams of protein and 750 calories. How many of these calories came from protein?

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Question 21 21. According to the Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs), you should get between 45 to 65% of your total calorie intake from which nutrient?

Question 22 22. Fast food meals tend to lack vitamins and minerals, but are high in sodium and trans fats. What kind of food is this considered to be?

Question 23 23. A _____ diet consists of only plant-based foods and includes no animal products.

Question 24 24. If your BMI is 26 how is your body weight status categorized?

Question 25 25. 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.

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between information found on a food label and DRIs?

Question 27 27.

Over the last 3 months John's weight has increased from 60Kg to 100Kg. He is now suffering severe pains and inflammation of the joints.

John is most likely to be suffering from _____.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Women who are menstruating are especially at risk for _____.

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

Healthy Diet Planning Chapter Exam Instructions

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