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

2. What orange vegetables are good to eat?

3. How many calories/gram is protein?

4. The higher the BMR a client has --

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

6. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?

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

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

9. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?

10. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?

11. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins

12. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?

13. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram

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

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

16. Sources of fats

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

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

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

20. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?

21. What function is vitamin D?

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

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

24. What is normal albumin levels?

25. How much meat/beans should be eaten?

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

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

28. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

29. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this

30. How much sodium may be consumed per day?

31. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?

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

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

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

35. What are healthy sources of fats?

36. What is RDA of protein?

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

38. What is normal BMI?

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

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

41. What is the function of vitamin C?

42. Name six sources of grains

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

44. Where can you get more vitamin D?

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

46. When does BMR decrease?

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

48. What function is vitamin A?

49. When does BMR increase?

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