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NCLEX Nutrition

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






2. Name six sources of grains






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






4. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






5. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






6. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






7. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






8. Sources of fats






9. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






10. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






11. What foods have high quality protein?






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






19. What function is vitamin D?






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






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






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






23. What type of people need extra protein?






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






25. What is the function of vitamin E?






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






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






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






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






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






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






32. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






33. What are healthy sources of fats?






34. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






35. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






36. What is normal albumin levels?






37. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






38. How many calories/gram is protein?






39. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






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






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






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






43. What does DASH stand for?






44. Where can you get more vitamin D?






45. Fats can lead to some medical problems






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






47. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






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






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






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