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1. Name six sources of grains

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

3. When does BMR increase?

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

5. How much more calories are needed for lactation?

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

7. What is normal albumin levels?

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

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

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

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

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

13. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?

14. What type of people need extra protein?

15. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?

16. When does BMR decrease?

17. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram

18. How much sodium may be consumed per day?

19. The higher the BMR a client has --

20. What is the function of vitamin C?

21. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins

22. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?

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

24. What is the function of vitamin E?

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

26. How much meat/beans should be eaten?

27. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. What are healthy sources of fats?

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

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

38. What orange vegetables are good to eat?

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

40. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?

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

42. Fats can lead to some medical problems

43. Where can you get more vitamin D?

44. What is normal BMI?

45. What foods have high quality protein?

46. What function is vitamin D?

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

48. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

49. What function is vitamin A?

50. Sources of fats