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Nutrition Education

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1. Which long term complications areassociated with diabetes






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






3. The critical function of vitamin D is...






4. Carbohydrates - Protein and lipids are called macronutrients because...






5. Vitamin K plays a vital role in...






6. The form of Vitamin D made by the body when exposed tosunlight is...






7. Water soluble vitamins...






8. The branch of medicine concerned with treating obesity and obesity relatedconditions is called...






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






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






11. Body Mass Index (BMI)...






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






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






14. Isothiocyanates - the hydrolysis products produced by chopping or chewing cruciferous vegetables - have been associated with reduced risk of...






15. Phytochemicals are






16. Fat-soluble vitamins...






17. DASH stands for...






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






19. 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.






20. Carbohydrates...






21. Osteopenia is...






22. During the refining of grain products -which nutrient rich components are lost?






23. The most biologically active form of vitamin E is






24. Lipid characteristics include all of thefollowing except...






25. Fiber rich diets ...






26. Which micronutrient enhances iron absorption?






27. What are the building blocks of protein?






28. Positive energy balance...






29. Damage caused by________is thought to be one of the leading causes of cellular aging andcancer.






30. The risk of cardiovascular disease...






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






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






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






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






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






36. A large number of research studies have shown that regular nut consumption is associated with a substantial decrease in therisk of death associated with






37. Vitamin B2






38. Which long term complications are associated with diabetes?






39. Participants in an experiment or study that do not receive the treatment orintervention are said to be the...






40. Vitamin B2...






41. A low pH (e.g. pH=3) - means the solution is...






42. High intakes of the carotenoids - lutein and zeaxanthin are associated with asignificantly lower risk of developing...






43. retrospective method of dietary assessment requires a person






44. large number of research studies have shown that regular nut consumption is associated with a substantial decreasein the risk of death associated with...






45. A large number of research studies have shown that regular nut consumption is associated with a substantial decrease in the risk of death associated with...






46. 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...






47. cardiovascular disease...






48. Which group of people are at increasedrisk of vitamin D Deficiency?






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






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