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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
Which of the following is not an example of a micronutrient?
  1. vitamins
  2. minerals
  3. protein
College Diet and Nutrition
What are products derived from plants or animals that can be taken into the body to yield energy and nutrients for the maintenance of life and growth and repait of tissue?
  1. Food
  2. Nutrition
  3. Diet
  4. Nutrient
College Diet and Nutrition
Which company will detail its efforts to fight obesity in a two-minute ad?
  1. Coca-Cola
  2. McDonald's
  3. Nike
  4. WalMart
College Diet and Nutrition
There are two types of vitamins, what are they?

                              and                              
College Diet and Nutrition
There are how many kcals in one calorie?
  1. 10
  2. 100
  3. 1000
  4. 1
College Diet and Nutrition
Humans use about                 of their daily calories to maintain a healthy body.
  1. 25%
  2. 50%
  3. 75%
  4. 90%
  5. 35%
College Diet and Nutrition
What percentage of caloric intake distribution is from fat?
  1. 45-65%
  2. 20-35%
  3. 10-35%
  4. 5-25%
College Diet and Nutrition
What are the 3 micronutrients?

                            ,                              and                             
College Diet and Nutrition
The following are functions of Calcium: (Select all that apply)
  1. Structure of bones & teeth
  2. Stimulation of ovaries and testicles
  3. Necessary for blood clotting
  4. Neuromuscular function: reverse relationship
College Diet and Nutrition
What is considered the food and beverages a person eats and drinks?
  1. Food
  2. Diet
  3. Nutrient
  4. Meal
College Diet and Nutrition
What is an example of habit and food choices?
  1. People only eating what they like.
  2. Cereal in the morning.
  3. Spanish and spicy foods.
  4. Jews not eating pork.
College Diet and Nutrition
How are water soluble vitamins absorbed and through where are they carried? How are these vitamins excreted?

                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                             
College Diet and Nutrition
How are fat soluble vitamins absorbed, where are they stored and how are they excreted?

                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                 
College Diet and Nutrition
The three most common antioxidants are             Vitamin C            ,             Vitamin E             and                 beta-carotene                .
College Diet and Nutrition
Name all the water soluble vitamins:

                  and                  
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Which of the following nutrients provides energy?
  1. minerals
  2. vitamins
  3. water
  4. CHO
College Diet and Nutrition
How many calories are in 4 grams of fat?
  1. 8
  2. 36
  3. 28
  4. 12
College Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following is not a macronutrient?
  1. alcohol
  2. protein
  3. CHO
  4. fat
College Diet and Nutrition
Nutritional Therapy important for healing is protein, calcium, phorphorus, magnesium and Vitamins that include.
  1. A, B, and D
  2. D, E, and K
  3. B, C, and D
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