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Nutrition Education

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






2. Which micronutrient enhances iron absorption?






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






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






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






6. Adipose tissue is what?






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






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






9. Type 2 diabetes...






10. Which foods are good sources of dietary flavonoids?






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






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






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






14. Capillaries






15. Which vitamin has the greatest risk of toxicity from large doses






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






17. Fat free' means






18. The majority of magnesium in the body is associated with






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






27. Positive energy balance...






28. Trans fatty acids...






29. Which long term complications areassociated with diabetes






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






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






32. Which long term complications are associated with diabetes?






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






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






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






36. Essential fatty acids






37. Fiber rich diets ...






38. Vitamins...






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






40. High dose beta carotene supplements






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






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






43. Carbohydrates...






44. The risk of cardiovascular disease...






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






46. Pantothenic acid...






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






48. Cruciferous vegetables differ from other classes of vegetables because they are rich sources of sulfur containing compounds known as...






49. 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.






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