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NCLEX Nutrition

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






2. Sources of fats






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






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






5. What function is vitamin A?






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






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






8. What function is vitamin D?






9. What is normal albumin levels?






10. What type of people need extra protein?






11. How much grains are to be eaten per day?






12. What is the function of vitamin E?






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






14. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






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






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






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






18. The higher the BMR a client has --






19. What is RDA of protein?






20. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






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






22. How many calories/gram is protein?






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






24. What is normal BMI?






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






26. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






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






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






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






30. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






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






32. What are healthy sources of fats?






33. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






34. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






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






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






37. What is the function of vitamin C?






38. When does BMR increase?






39. What foods have high quality protein?






40. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






41. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






42. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






43. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






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






45. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






46. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






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






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






49. Name six sources of grains






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