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College Diet and Nutrition
A Vitamin is defined as an essential, noncaloric, organic nutrient needed in tiny amounts in the diet?
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
Where are Fat Soluble stored?
  1. Liver
  2. Splean
  3. Kidny
  4. Fat
College Diet and Nutrition
Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is good for your health
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
What is the recommended maximum dose of caffeine each day?        200mg        
College Diet and Nutrition
Malnutrition is defined as a shortage of nutrients (proteins, minerals, etc.) the body needs and can lead to chronic diseases like marasmus and kwashiorkor.
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following is not a mineral
  1. K+
  2. Ca+
  3. Fe+
  4. vitamin C
College Diet and Nutrition
What is the name for a molecule made up of more than one simple sugar?
  1. Hydrocarbon
  2. Lipid
  3. Polysaccharide
  4. Nucleic Acid
  5. Polyeptide
College Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following is "bad" cholesterol?
  1. VLDL
  2. LDL
  3. HDL
  4. None of the above
College Diet and Nutrition
In what year did the U.S. Department of Agriculture release a new food guide pyramid?
  1. 2009
  2. 2004
  3. 2008
  4. 2005
College Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following is "good" cholesterol?
  1. VLDL
  2. LDL
  3. HDL
  4. None of the above
College Diet and Nutrition
Vitamins occur in foods in a form known as?
  1. Funnles
  2. Lipids
  3. Precrsors
  4. Calories
College Diet and Nutrition
What is a major difference between saturated and unsaturated fats?
  1. Saturated fat molecules are packed together loosely, whereas unsaturated fats are tightly packed
  2. At room temperature, saturated fats are liquid and unsaturated fats are solid
  3. Unsaturated fats contain carbon-to-carbon double bonds but saturated fats do not
  4. Saturated fats have three long hydrocarbon chains, but unsaturated fats have only to
  5. Unsaturated fats have a flat molecular structure, but saturated fats are kinked
College Diet and Nutrition
Fat Soluble Vitamins is absorbed directly into the blood stream.
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
The Dietary Guidelines recommend                 grams of fiber a day for men and                 grams a day for women.
  1. 38,25
  2. 32,22
  3. 25,18
  4. 20,10
College Diet and Nutrition
The cholesterol component that has been linked with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease:
  1. High levels of low density lipoproteins
  2. high levels of high density lipoproteins
  3. high levels of triglycerides
  4. elevated total cholesterol
College Diet and Nutrition
After a teaching session about dietary measures to promote cardiovascular health, the patient states, "So as long as I don't add salt to my food, my sodium intake will be okay." In response to this statement, the nurse should:
  1. Agree with the patient and end the teaching session.
  2. Complete the planned instruction.
  3. Reinforce the concepts the patient understands.
  4. Correct misconceptions and give additional information regarding ways to lower sodium intake.
College Diet and Nutrition
Protein is a nutrient
  1. True
  2. False
College Diet and Nutrition
A nurse is teaching a patient about lifestyle modifications to promote cardiovascular health. Which of the following statements by the patient indicates a need for additional teaching?
  1. "I need to read labels in order to determine my sodium intake."
  2. "As long as I do not add salt to my food, my sodium intake will be okay."
  3. "I should try to keep my sodium intake below 1500mg a day."
  4. "If I start limiting my salt intake now, I may prevent heart problems later."
  5. All of the above statements are correct.
College Diet and Nutrition
Fiber in food does not contribute to a healthy diet
  1. True
  2. False
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