RDA Recommended Daily Allowance
The ____ for nutrients are generally designed to meet the needs of almost all healthy people.
In an experiment, the subjects are similar in all respects except for the treatment being tested.
A weight reduction regimen calls for a daily intake of 1400 kilocalories, which includes 30 g of fat. Approximately what percentage of the total energy is contributed to fat?
Estimated Average Requirement
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) are based on the Estimated Average Requirement.
The motive for a person who alters his diet due to religious convictions is most likely his____?
A person who eats a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast every day would be displaying a food choice most likely based on ____?
Your friend Carrie took a daily supplement of Vitamin C and stated that she felt a lot better. Her experience is best described as a ______?
An increase in exercise accompanied by a decrease in body weight is an example of a ____?
DRI Dietary Reference Intake
What term best describes the amounts of nutrients that should be consumed by the population?
A parent who offers a child a favorite snack as a reward for good behavior is displaying a food behavior known as ____?
A person viewing an exciting sports match of her favorite team and eating because of nervousness would be displaying a food choice behavior most likely based on ____?
To identify early-stage malnutrition, a health professional would use which parameters?
Historical information, anthropometic data, physical examinations, laboratory tests
As a registered dietician at Jones Hospital, you are instructed to write a policy statement on nutrition assessment procedures for all new patients. Which are useful parameters for the nutrition assessment of individuals?
Engage in regular physical activities
Name a recommendation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Setting nutrient goals for individuals
What is a purpose of both Recommended Dietary Allowance and Adequate Intake?
A diet provides a total of 2200 kcalories, of which 40% of the energy is from fat and 20% is from protein. How many grams of carbohydrate are contained in the diet?
The smallest amount of a nutrient that is consumed over a prolonged period that maintains a specific function is called ____?
A food label that advertises the product as a "rich source of fiber" is an example of a ____?
A food label ingredient list reads in the following order: Wheat flour, vegetable shortening, sugar, salt, and cornstarch. What item wold be found in the smallest amount in the food?
Sugar, puffed wheat, dry milk powder, salt, red food coloring
A food scientist is developing a new and improved cereal bar. She consults with you to ask what order the ingredients should be listed on the food label. The ingredients are: Sugar 30g, puffed wheat 28g, Dry milk powder 5g, red food coloring 35 mg, salt 2g. What is the appropriate order in which to list these ingredients on the food label?
Principle of Variety
A principle in food planning that ensures the benefit of diluting harmful substances.
Does this statement represent a high level of significant scientific agreement. "This product contains whole grains which have been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers."
True or False: Vegetarians typically have a high amount of zinc absorption due to their high soy intake.