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NCLEX Nutrition

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






2. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






3. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






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






5. What function is vitamin A?






6. What foods have high quality protein?






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






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






9. What function is vitamin D?






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






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






12. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






13. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






14. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






15. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






16. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






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






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






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






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






21. What is the function of vitamin E?






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






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






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






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






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






27. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






28. What does DASH stand for?






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






30. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






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






32. What is RDA of protein?






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






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






35. Sources of fats






36. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






37. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






38. Where can you get more vitamin D?






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






40. What type of people need extra protein?






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






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






43. The higher the BMR a client has --






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






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






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






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






48. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






49. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






50. What is normal BMI?