5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Food Irradiation
- a The treatment of foods with gamma rays, x-rays, or high-voltage electrons to kill potentially harmful pathogens and increase shelf life.
- b A 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
- c Stress resulting from an unpleasant stressor.
- d Polyunsaturated fatty acids commonly found in fish oils that are beneficial to cardiovascular health.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Vegetables such as peas and beans that are high in fiber and are also important sources of proteins.
- The collective physiological and emotional responses to any stimulus that disturbs an individual's homeostasis.
- A deficiency in the oxygen-carrying material in the red blood cells.
- The branch of the nervous system that controls basic body processes, consists of the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions.
- Fiber that dissolves in water and is not broken down by bacteria in the large intestine.
5 True/False Questions
Binge Eating → A pattern of eating in which normal food consumption is interrupted by episodes of high consumption.
Heart Attack → Damage to, or death of, heart muscle, resulting from a failure of the coronary arteries to deliver enough blood to the heart
Purging → The use of vomiting, laxatives,excessive exercise, restrictive dieting, enemas, diuretics, or diet pills to compensate for food that has been eaten and that the person fears will produce weight gain.
Allostatic Load → A state of stability and consistency in a person's physiological functioning.
Endorphines → Brain secretions that have pain-inhibiting effects.