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Nutrition Education

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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. Calcitonin is released by the ___________during periods of ___________ blood calcium concentration






2. 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






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






4. Vitamin B2...






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






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






7. Glycogen is...






8. Essential fatty acid deficiencies cause all EXCEPT...






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






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






11. 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...






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






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






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






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






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






17. Basal Metabolic Rate is NOT effected by your gender






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






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






20. Vitamin B2






21. 3 g of fat contains...






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






23. What are the building blocks of protein?






24. Insulin...






25. Pantothenic acid...






26. retrospective method of dietary assessment requires a person






27. Trans fatty acids...






28. High dose beta carotene supplements






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






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






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






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






33. Adding nuts to a diet that is low in saturated fat results in significant reductionsin...






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






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






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






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






38. Which long term complications areassociated with diabetes






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






40. DASH stands for...






41. The most biologically active form of vitamin E is






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






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






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






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






46. Water soluble vitamins...






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






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






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






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