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Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bill has a healthy meal for breakfast. The energy that his body uses to digest, absorb, and store nutrients is known as which of the following?

Question 2 2. Explain the difference between trace minerals and macrominerals.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a process of measuring heat production to determine energy used by the body that involves being inside an air-tight chamber?

Question 4 4. 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?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a process of calculating heat production by first measuring oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production in order to determine how much energy is used by the body?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms is used to describe a systematic set of procedures that scientists follow to gain knowledge?

Question 7 7. If you have a habit of getting an unhealthy snack from a vending machine as you leave your place of work, what's the best way to change this unhealthy behavior?

Question 8 8. Which of the following values are used by institutions such as schools and hospitals to create nutritious meals?

Question 9 9. Which of the following values is defined as the intake levels for nutrients estimated to meet the needs of half of the healthy individuals in a particular group?

Question 10 10. Which of the following sets contains two vitamins that are antioxidants?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Athletes need to make sure they get enough _____ to compensate for high amounts of sweating.

Question 13 13. If your lunch meal had 14 grams of fat, how many Calories of your meal came from fat?

Question 14 14. Which group is at greatest risk for osteoporosis?

Question 15 15. During a biochemical assessment, what is used to determine a patient's nutritional status?

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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 is NOT a piece of the puzzle needed for a healthy eating plan?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 19 19. How are water soluble vitamins different from fat soluble vitamins?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of the five recommended food groups?

Question 22 22. Which of the following terms is use to describe the minimal amount of energy needed to maintain your bodily functions while at rest?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

Question 25 25. Use the 5/20 rule to determine which of the following foods would be high in calcium.

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Question 26 26. Why does your body need lipids?

Question 27 27. If the word calorie is spelled with a capital C, then it indicates that it is _____.

Question 28 28. In her effort to improve her dietary habits, Kerissa should do all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. What is the daily energy use of a 27-year-old male who is 70 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and does little or no exercise?

Question 30 30. Which of the following would NOT be a reliable source for nutritional information?

Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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