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5 Matching questions

  1. Daily Values
  2. Relaxation Response
  3. Stressor
  4. Cardiovascular Disease
  5. Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian
  1. a A physiological state characterized by a feeling of warmth and quiet mental alertness.
  2. b A collective term for various diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
  3. c A vegetarian who eats no meat, poultry, or fish, but does eat eggs and milk products.
  4. d A simplified version of the RDAs used on food labels; also included are values for nutrients with no established RDA.
  5. e Any physical or psychological event or condition that produces physical and emotional reactions.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An eating disorder characterized by binge eating and a lack of control over eating behavior in general.
  2. A mood disorder characterized by loss of interest, sadness, hopelessness, loss of appetite, disturbed sleep, and other physical symptoms.
  3. A neurotransmitter released by the sympathetic nervous system onto specific tissues to increase their function in the face of increased activity activity; when released by the brain, causes arousal.
  4. A form of CDV in which the inner layers of artery walls are made thick and irregular by plaque deposits; arteries become narrowed, and blood supply is reduced.
  5. The building blocks of proteins.

5 True/False questions

  1. Fight-or-Flight ReactionsA defense reaction that prepares a person for conflict or escape by triggering hormonal, cardiovascular, metabolic, and other changes.


  2. ArrhythmiaA change in the normal pattern of the heart beat.


  3. EpinephrineA hormone secreted by the medulla (inner core) of the adrenal gland that affects the functioning organs involved in responding to a stressor; also called a adrenaline


  4. EustressStress resulting from a pleasant stressor.


  5. CholesterolA steroid hormone secreted by the cortex (outer layer) of the adrenal gland; also called hydrocortisone


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