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Nutrition Education

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. 3 g of fat contains...






2. The ability of the body to maintain a relatively stable internal environment is called






3. DASH stands for...






4. What is the difference between gastric banding and gastric bypass? In addition to reducing the size of the stomach - gastric bypass bypasses a segment of the small intestine.






5. Water soluble vitamins...






6. A critical function of Vitamin D is...






7. Selenium content of grain products ishighly dependent on...






8. Which of the following are plant derived compounds that are very similar in structure and function to cholesterol...






9. Iron is not stored by the body so iron toxicity is not an area of concern






10. Adding nuts to a diet that is low in saturated fat results in significant reductionsin...






11. High dose beta carotene supplements






12. The health benefits specifically associated with cruciferous vegetables are thought to be related to their _______________ content.






13. Foods with glycemic indices greater than 70 are considered high-glycemicfoods because...






14. Fat-soluble vitamins...






15. Compared to the consumption of whole fruits and vegetables - large doses of individual nutrients or phytochemicals...






16. In prospective cohort studies -consumption of at least _____weekly servings of cruciferous vegetables has been associated with significant reductions in cancer risk.






17. The Major lipid class include all -EXCEPT...






18. Total Energy Expenditure (TEE)






19. Teas may be grouped into three groups (white and green teas - oolong teas and black tea) based on...






20. The class in nutrients can be subdivided into water soluble and Fat-soluble categories...






21. Essential fatty acids






22. Some studies suggest that consumption of moderate amounts of coffee is associated with decreased risk of Type 2 diabetes - colorectal cancer and cirrhosis of the liver. Based on this evidence - the following advice can be given...






23. Which micronutrient enhances iron absorption?






24. Vitamin B2...






25. All is true of niacin - except...






26. The most abundant organic substance in our body - than on a dry weight basisis






27. The omega 3 fatty acid - alpha acid is converted in the body to...






28. Bariatric surgery refers to medical procedures that promote: a healthy digestive tract






29. Trans fatty acids...






30. All of the following are true of bile EXCEPT...






31. Adding nuts to the diet that is low in saturated fat results in significant reductions in...






32. The impact of different foods on the magnitude and duration of the rise in blood glucose after a meal is called...






33. The health benefits specifically associated with cruciferous vegetables arethought to be related to their______ content.






34. Triglycerides...






35. Which foods are good sources of dietary flavonoids?






36. The risk of cardiovascular disease...






37. Which of the following statements is true...






38. Calcitonin is released by the ___________during periods of ___________ blood calcium concentration






39. Basal Metabolic Rate is NOT effected by your gender






40. Another word for 'alteration' in gene structure is called...






41. Which vitamin can only be made by microorganisms - such as bacteria?






42. The significant reductions in risk of coronary heart disease have been shown to be related to...






43. A vitamin D deficiency can result in...






44. Phytochemicals are






45. Adipose tissue is what?






46. Taking beta carotene or vitamin A in supplemental form is not recommended because...






47. Iron is needed in the body for...






48. Which of the following describes a major function of vitamin E?






49. Insulin...






50. Most case control studies do NOT find that women with higher soy intakes are at lower risk of breast cancer except for...