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  1. When calories consumed equal calories burned
  2. A lack of or an inability to use the hormone insulin to maintain normal blood glucose levels
  3. involves a response of the body's immune system to a food protein
  4. relates to the health of the heart and blood vessels, it also relates to the organs that are critically dependant on a strong blood supply
  5. a health care strategy that helps people learn to use their eating habits as part of their treatment
  6. all the food and drink a person regularly consumes

6 True/False Questions

  1. DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANSa set of nutrient intake values for healthy people in the U.S. and Canada. Used for planning and assessing diets.


  2. FOOD-DRUG INTERACTIONeffect drug has on the way body absorbs / uses nutrients / effect food has on a way body absorbs / uses drugs


  3. THERAPEUTIC DIETA regular diet with modifications or restrictions (aka special diet) that must be ordered by the doctor


  4. FOOD INTOLERANCEA negative reaction to food that doesn't involve the immune system.


  5. GROWTH SPURTA rapid period of growth, usually linked with adolescence, occurs about 2 years earlier in girls


  6. CALORIE- replaces MyPryamid as 2011 new guide
    - Food group system
    - Shows amounts for each food group
    - Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
    - Make half of your grains whole grains
    - Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk


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