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Intro, Food Labels, Guidelines

dietary supplements

Which of the following is not a class of essential nutrients?

It contains too many calories

Which of the following statements about nutrition composition of the American diet is true?

heat energy

a kcalorie is a measure of

carbohydrates

which of the following nutrients can directly supply energy for human use?

fats

gram for gram, which provides the most energy?

plant fats

which of the following yield greater than 4 kcalories per gram?

vitamins

which of the following contain no calories?

carbohydrates and proteins supply 4 kcalories per gram

which of the following is true about the energy content of nutrients?

kcalorie

the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 liter of water 1 degree celsius is a

if i live a healthful lifestyle, i may slow the aging process

an appropriate attitude toward aging and health is

the time oriented, hurried lifestyle leading to many meals eaten away from home

current factors that can influence American food habits negatively are

eat a wide variety of foods because no single natural food meets all human nutrient needs

which of the following is true about the way we should eat to achieve good nutritional status?

recommended dietary allowance

the acronym RDA stands for

may or may not be deficient

if an individual's intake of a nutrient is less than the RDA, the individual

dietary reference intake

the acronym DRI stands for

no fat plan

which of the following is not a menu planning tool widely used by nutrition conscious people?

food and drug adminstration

which government agency is responsible for regulating most US food labeling?

when you eat a serving of this product, you will be getting 20% of the daily reference value for total fat based on a 2000 kcalorie diet

a food label states that a seriving of a particular product contains 13 grams of total fat and 20%e of the daily value. this means that

olive oil is the second ingredient by weight

when looking at the ingredient label of a bottled spaghetti sauce, you see that olive oil is the second ingredient. this means that

109

how many kcalories are provided by a 2 oz brownie with icing? its nutrient composition is 1g of protein, 5g of fat, and 15g of carbohydrates

9

how many kcalories does fat provide

4

how many kcalories does carbohydrate provide

4

how many kcalories does protein provide

7

how many kcalories does alcohol provide

77

one-half of a mashed potato with milk contains 2g protein, 1g fat, and 14g carbohydrate. what percentage of the total kcalorie content is provided by carbohydrates

exclude alcohol

which of the following is not a dietary guideline for americans

true

a nutrition facts labe can list 0 grams of fat even if the food does in fact contain some fat

true

food labels are more important for some people than others, and in some cases, they may be the difference between life and death

serving size

when reading a food label, what information do most nutrition professionals recommend that you look at first

sodium

three nutrients that appear on a nutrition facts label do not list at % DV. which of the following is not one of them

false

trans fats have always been listed on food labels

hydrogenated, high fructose corn syrup, cochineal extract

key words to look for when reading ingredient lists include

false

food labels list all ingredients in the order of most to least healthful

false

the percentage daily values found on the right side of a food label ar based on an average diet

the amount of all vitamins and minerals for which there is an RDA

which of the following is not required on a nutrition label

true

some food labels list daily nutrient recommendations for both 2000 and 2500 calorie per day diets

20-30

the average american consumes _______% of their calories from fat epr day

10-20

the average american consumes _______ grams of fiber per day

none of the above

spot reduction is a viable option for

consume a variety of foods from the major food groups every day

a tri-athlete wants to eat a health promoting diet and achieve dietary adequacy. which principle should she follow to achieve dietary balance?

9mg

one serving of raisin bran contains 50 percent of the 18mg daily value for iron. how much iron will one serving of this cereal provide

eat a low fat/high carbohydrate diet

which suggestion for fat reduction is inappropriate

true

snacking may keep you from becoming overly hungry and overeating

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