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Food and Health .

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What can be the cause of weakened muscle and kidney functioning?

- D .

Where did Barbara make here error in placement of a nutrient?

- Fats

are nutrients that supply the main energy source for the body, in the form of sugars.

- Carbohydrates

Vitamins are inorganic substances that the body cannot produce on its own.

- False .

Which macronutrient is vital for every function of the body?

- A .

The body can get water from milk, juices, fruits, and vegetables.

- True .

Which of the following is not a type of tissue of the human body?

- A .

Where are the macronutrients located on a nutritional label?

- B .

Fat in the body helps to protect vital organs.

- True .

A deficiency in zinc might cause dehydration.

- False .

Protein can be found in both animals and vegetables.

- True .

Which of the following basic nutrients does NOT contain any calories?

- C .

The basal metabolic rate measures the rate at which a person's body burns food and nutrient __________.

- A .

Excess nutrients can be just as detrimental to a person's health as nutrient deficiencies.

- True .

A calorie is another term for carbohydrate.

- False .

A person's metabolism remains constant throughout life.

- False .

Grains, seeds, nuts and root vegetables are examples of _________ carbohydrates and they take a __________ amount of time to break down, allowing one to feel full longer.

- D .

Eating too much __________ can cause damage to the liver.

- C .

__________ contain all nine essential amino acids.

- C .

Guidelines For Healthy Eating

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Which of the following is NOT true about sodium?

- D .

The expiration date on a product refers to the last date a product should be __________.

- B .

A serving of food that has 10% to 19% of a nutrient based on a 2,000-calorie diet is considered to have __________.

- B .

Vitamins A, vitamin C, calcium, and __________ are required to appear on nutritional labels.

- A .

The acronym FDA stands for __________.

- D .

Fresh fruit can be contaminated by the water used to wash it.

- True .

Referencing the product below, what is one serving size in cups?
Brown rice: 20 cups of rice per container
Servings per container: 40

- A .

Organic foods tend to have higher levels of nutrients than nonorganic foods.

- False .

1 in 4 daily calories should come from fat.

- False .

Processed, low-fat foods are typically low in calories.

- False .

Which of the following is a healthy fat?

- C .

What's the BEST method of approaching a nutrition myth?

- B .

Food that is cooked properly can no longer be contaminated.

- False .

Overweight people tend to have faster resting metabolisms.

- True .

Foods labeled "fat free" can actually contain less than 0.5 grams of fat.

- True .

A serving portion is usually the equivalent to one serving per package or container.

- False .

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