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Nutrition Education

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1. Which molecule is the most abundant monosaccharide in the body - issometimes called 'blood sugar' and can be converted to amino acids and fat for long term storage






2. 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






3. Leafy green vegetables are good sources of carotenoids






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






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






6. Carbohydrates...






7. A number of studies suggest that lycopene-rich diets are associated with significant reductions in the risk of prostate cancer. Which food is the most significant source of dietary lycopene?






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






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






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






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






12. 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.






13. cardiovascular disease...






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






15. Fat-soluble vitamins...






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






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






18. Triglycerides...






19. Trans fatty acids...






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






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






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






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






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






25. Capillaries






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






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






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






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






30. Consumption of Indole-3-Carbinol - a potential cancer preventive compound can be increased by including which of the following foods in the diet






31. A number of studies have indicated thatcoffee consumption may






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






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






34. Total Energy Expenditure (TEE)






35. Which foods are good sources of dietary flavonoids?






36. The following compounds are classified as flavonoids






37. Vitamin B2






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






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






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






41. Water soluble vitamins...






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. Adipose tissue is what?






50. Water soluble vitamins...