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Nutrition Education

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






2. cardiovascular disease...






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






4. The following components are classified as flavonoids...






5. A deficiency of vitamin A may lead to...






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






7. The health benefits specifically associated with cruciferous vegetables are thought to be related to their_______________ content.






8. Although it was initially hypothesized that the beneficial biological effects offlavonoids were related to antioxidant activity - many of these effects may actually be related to their ability to






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






10. Substituting beans - peas and lentitis four foods that are high in saturated fats or refund carbohydrates has beenshown to lower the risk of...






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






12. Leafy green vegetables are good sources of carotenoids






13. Which of the following organs is NOT part of the digestive tract...






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






15. In addition to age - sex - weight - and height - what other factor has a majoreffect on the energy requirement of an individual?






16. High dose beta carotene supplements






17. Which long term complications are associated with diabetes?






18. 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...






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






20. Essential fatty acids






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






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






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






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






25. Positive energy balance...






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






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






28. Vitamins...






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






30. 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...






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






32. DASH stands for...






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






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






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






36. Body Mass Index (BMI)...






37. The main food source of EPA and DHA is...






38. Carbohydrates...






39. And some studies suggest that consumption of moderate amounts ofcoffee is associated with decreased risk of type two diabetes - Colorectal cancer - andarmmosis of the liver. Been based on the evidence the following advice can be given...






40. Adipose tissue is what?






41. Triglycerides...






42. High preformed vitamin A intake may reduce risk of bone fractures in older people.






43. A number of studies have indicated thatcoffee consumption may






44. retrospective method of dietary assessment requires a person






45. Which foods are the richest source of plant lignans?






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






47. Vitamin E deficiency can cause...






48. Essential fatty acids cannot be synthesized by humans and must be consumed in the diet. The two essential fatty acids are...






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






50. The orange and red pigments synthesized by plants are called:...