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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






2. What function is vitamin D?






3. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






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






5. Name six sources of grains






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






7. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






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






9. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






10. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






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






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






13. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






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






15. What is the function of vitamin C?






16. How many calories/gram is protein?






17. When does BMR increase?






18. Where can you get more vitamin D?






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






20. What is normal BMI?






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






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






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






24. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






25. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






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






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






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






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






30. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






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






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






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






34. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






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






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






37. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






38. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






39. When does BMR decrease?






40. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






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






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






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






44. What function is vitamin A?






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






46. What is the function of vitamin E?






47. Fats can lead to some medical problems






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






49. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






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