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Nutrition's Role in Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a person has anorexia nervosa, their families should _____.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. 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 4 4. A medicine called digoxin was isolated from a plant called:

Question 5 5. A complete protein has:

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Question 6 6. How are water soluble vitamins different from fat soluble vitamins?

Question 7 7. If you were trying to calculate your individual DRI, which of the following would be most useful?

Question 8 8. A lack of iodine can result in a swelling of the neck called a _____.

Question 9 9.

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 10 10. Which of the following statements best defines a mineral?

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Question 11 11. Non-purging bulimia is characterized by _____.

Question 12 12. Total fiber is a combination of _____.

Question 13 13. Carbohydrates are types of:

Question 14 14. Emma (a 17-year-old girl) mentions that she would like to lose weight and eat healthier. She does some research, and selects a diet and workout program to follow for the next month. Emma is going to take measurements and weigh herself at the beginning and at the end of her program. Which of the following best describes Emma?

Question 15 15. How is Mad Cow Disease a unique food born illness?

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Question 16 16. Why do we say that the old adage that we need to drink 8 glasses of water per day isn't entirely accurate?

Question 17 17. While approaching the topic of binge eating is difficult, actually treating the disorder can also be a challenge. Why might this be the case?

Question 18 18. What advice might a doctor give to an athlete who drinks protein shakes instead of breakfast and lunch?

Question 19 19. Which vitamin is added to fortified milk to help keep your bones healthy?

Question 20 20. Body dysmorphic disorder is treated similarly to

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Question 21 21. What is the difference between information found on a food label and DRIs?

Question 22 22. How can anorexia affect a woman's health?

Question 23 23. Which vitamin plays an important role in blood clotting?

Question 24 24. The nutritional needs of 97-98% of the population are described by what?

Question 25 25. Glucose is a type of:

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Question 26 26. The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

Question 27 27. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

Question 28 28. Table sugar is a type of:

Question 29 29. Sam has binge-eating disorder and ends up binging at least once or twice every day. In addition to any biological or family factors that have contributed to Sam's disorder, which of the following will Sam's doctor MOST LIKELY suspect for playing a role in the disease?

Question 30 30. 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?

Nutrition's Role in Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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