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ISSA International Sports Science Association

All of the following are included as one of the six major nutrients except....

chocolate

Carbohydrates are composed of....

carbon, hydrogen, oxygen.
All of the above.

How many calories equal one gram of carbohydrates?

4

Protein is composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and...

nitrogen

Casein and whey are both derived from what?

milk

Fats are classified as free fatty acids, triglycerides, phospholipids and...

cholesterol

Fat-soluable vitamins include A, D, E, and...

vitamin K

Which of the following is a water-soluble vitamin?

vitamin B

Water makes up what percentage of your total bodyweight?

55% to 75%

How many ounces of water should you drink for every pound of weight loss during exercise?

16

The 1-2-3 nutritional ratio is....

a general nutritional guideling, 1 part fat, 2 parts protein, and 3 parts carbohydrates.

There are 4 calories in 1 gram of carbohydrates.

The answer is True.

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein.

The answer is True.

There are 4 calories in 1 gram of fat.

The answer is False.
It is 9 calories in 1 gram of fat.

A calorie is the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius.

The answer is True.

There are approximately 3,500 calories in a pound of body fat.

The answer is True.

Ketosis is an abnormal condition in the body as a result of the partial burning of fatty acids.

The answer is True.

Gluconeogenesis is the production of glucose from non-carbohydrate sources.

The answer is True.

DSHEA stands for Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

The answer is True.

Antioxidants are compounds that sacrifice themselves to oxygen, this preventing it from reacting with other compounds.

The answer is True.

Every state has specific regulations regarding the legality of practicing the profession of a nutritionist and offering recommendations on supplementation.

The answer is True.

What percentage of all dieters who lose weight can expect to regain all of the weight they lost within one to three years of "completing" the diet?

75% to 90%

What is the branch of physiochemical science concerned with heat and energy and their conversions one into the other involving mechanical work?

Thermodynamics

Essential amino acids....

Are vital for protein synthesis.
Include lysine, isoluceine, valine.
Include glycine, alanine, serine.
All of the above.

Fiber is only contained in plants.

The answer is True.

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