Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 7: Nutrition for Life Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best defines Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)?

Question 2 2. Ana has been tired lately. When she went to the physician, she was diagnosed with anemia and given a supplement. Which of the following minerals is probably in Ana's supplement?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a good first step when creating a healthy eating plan?

Question 4 4. Jackeline is 25-years-old, and her nutritionists recommended she eat 1,500 calories per day in order to lose a few pounds. How many of those calories should come from protein?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sets contains two vitamins that are antioxidants?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. The nutritional needs of 97-98% of the population are described by what?

Question 8 8. Which of the following foods can lower bad cholesterol?

Question 9 9. Calcium supplements can benefit older women because they are more susceptible than other individuals to getting _____.

Question 10 10. What is water balance?

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Question 11 11. Why is drinking water good for the joints?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

Question 13 13. Some proteins regulate body processes and transport materials. _____ regulate digestion, _____ regulate cell activity, and _____ transports oxygen.

Question 14 14. Marasmus and kwashiorkor are caused by what type of diet deficiencies?

Question 15 15. Why is the supplement folic acid helpful for pregnant women?

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Question 16 16. Under which of the following circumstances might your body use protein to provide energy?

Question 17 17. Which of the following minerals help strengthen your bones?

Question 18 18. Why is drinking water good for the brain?

Question 19 19. What term describes a part of plant foods that helps foods pass through the digestive tract, though it cannot be digested?

Question 20 20. Fluoride can help prevent which of the following health problems?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are true, EXCEPT _____.

Question 22 22. Why are children, especially in under-developed countries, susceptible to protein-energy malnutrition?

Question 23 23. As a general rule, the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of protein for adults is _____ per kilogram of body weight?

Question 24 24. Some proteins provide structure. For example, _____ gives structure to your hair, nails, and skin, while _____ can be found in various connective tissues to provide structure inside your body.

Question 25 25. Which vitamin plays an important role in blood clotting?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. 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 28 28. With few exceptions, who is responsible for ensuring that vitamin supplements are safe and effective?

Question 29 29. Which organ(s) regulates fluid output?

Question 30 30. Select the plate that contains the lowest amount protein.

Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 7: Nutrition for Life Chapter Exam Instructions

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