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1. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet

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

3. Where can you get more vitamin D?

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

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

6. How much meat/beans should be eaten?

7. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins

8. What foods have high quality protein?

9. When does BMR increase?

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

11. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?

12. If patient. is deficient with this vitamin - what foods will help scurvy or bleeding gums?

13. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?

14. What function is vitamin D?

15. How much sodium may be consumed per day?

16. Sources of fats

17. What type of people need extra protein?

18. Fats can lead to some medical problems

19. What is the function of vitamin C?

20. The higher the BMR a client has --

21. When does BMR decrease?

22. What lab value shows iron stores of visceral body protein?

23. What is RDA of protein?

24. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram

25. Name six sources of grains

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

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

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

29. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?

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

31. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?

32. How many calories/gram is protein?

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

34. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this

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

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

37. What function is vitamin A?

38. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?

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

40. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?

41. What is normal albumin levels?

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

43. What is the function of vitamin E?

44. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

45. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?

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

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

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

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

50. What orange vegetables are good to eat?