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Nutrition Education

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






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






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






4. 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






5. High dose beta carotene supplements






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






7. Which B vitamin is obtained by both diet and intestinal bacteria?






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






15. DASH stands for...






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






17. 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...






18. 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






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






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






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






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






23. Vitamin B2...






24. 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...






25. Osteopenia is...






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






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






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






29. Water soluble vitamins...






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






31. Body Mass Index (BMI)...






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






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






34. retrospective method of dietary assessment requires a person






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






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






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






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






39. Insulin...






40. Fiber rich diets ...






41. Phytochemicals are






42. Fat-soluble vitamins...






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






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






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






46. The energy in which of the following substances is used DIRECTLY by all cells to power all the processes needed by the body






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






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






49. The following compounds are classified as flavonoids






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