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1. What are healthy sources of fats?

2. When does BMR decrease?

3. Name six sources of grains

4. When does BMR increase?

5. The higher the BMR a client has --

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

7. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?

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

9. What is RDA of protein?

10. Where can you get more vitamin D?

11. How much meat/beans should be eaten?

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

13. Fats can lead to some medical problems

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

15. What type of people need extra protein?

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

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

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

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

20. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?

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

22. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram

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

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

25. How much sodium may be consumed per day?

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

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

28. What orange vegetables are good to eat?

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

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

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

32. What function is vitamin D?

33. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this

34. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

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

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

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

38. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?

39. What foods have high quality protein?

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

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

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

43. Sources of fats

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

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

46. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?

47. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins

48. What is the function of vitamin E?

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

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