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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. When does BMR increase?






2. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






3. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






4. What does DASH stand for?






5. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






6. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






7. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?






8. What are healthy sources of fats?






9. When does BMR decrease?






10. What is the function of vitamin C?






11. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






12. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






13. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






14. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






15. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






16. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






17. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






18. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






19. How many calories/gram is protein?






20. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






21. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






22. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs






23. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






24. The higher the BMR a client has --






25. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






26. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






27. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






28. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






29. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






30. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






31. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






32. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






33. What is normal albumin levels?






34. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






35. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value






36. What function is vitamin A?






37. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?






38. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






39. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






40. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






41. Sources of fats






42. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






43. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






44. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






45. Where can you get more vitamin D?






46. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






47. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






48. What is RDA of protein?






49. Fats can lead to some medical problems






50. What foods have high quality protein?