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NCLEX Nutrition

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






2. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






3. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






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






5. Fats can lead to some medical problems






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






7. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






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






9. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






10. What function is vitamin D?






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






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






13. What does DASH stand for?






14. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






15. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






16. What function is vitamin A?






17. What is the function of vitamin C?






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






19. What type of people need extra protein?






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






21. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






22. Where can you get more vitamin D?






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






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






25. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






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






27. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






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






29. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






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






31. When does BMR increase?






32. How many calories/gram is protein?






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






34. What foods have high quality protein?






35. What are healthy sources of fats?






36. What is normal albumin levels?






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






38. The higher the BMR a client has --






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






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






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






42. When does BMR decrease?






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






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