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Nutrition Education

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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. Which of the following statements is true...






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






3. Body Mass Index (BMI)...






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






5. 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...






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






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






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






9. Water soluble vitamins...






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






11. Positive energy balance...






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






13. 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...






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






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






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






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






18. 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...






19. Vitamin B2






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






21. Capillaries






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






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






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






27. Fat free' means






28. Carbohydrates...






29. Supplementation with EPA and DHA to relieve joint tenderness in inflammatory diseases generally takes at least ___________ before benefits are observed.






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






31. Saturated -unsaturated -monounsated and polyunsaturated fatty acids differ in...






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






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






34. Which micronutrient enhances iron absorption?






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






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






37. Body Mass Index (BMI)...






38. Which foods are good sources of dietary flavonoids?






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






40. Which long term complications areassociated with diabetes






41. Vitamin E deficiency can cause...






42. Which food group scores the highest on the Aggregate NutrientDensity Index (ANDI)






43. Type 2 diabetes...






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






45. Fiber rich diets ...






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






47. retrospective method of dietary assessment requires a person






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






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






50. A number of studies have indicated thatcoffee consumption may