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Overview of the Science of Nutrition Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Nutrients
  2. Number of calories 1 gram of fat contains
  3. Number of calories 1 gram of alcohol contains
  4. Factors affecting food choices
  5. Overnutrition
  1. a 7
  2. b 9
  3. c Calorie or nutrient overconsumption severe enough to cause disease or increased risk of disease; form of malnutrition
  4. d Taste
    Positive associations (social gatherings, celebrations)
    Psychological needs (cravings)
    Availability (stores nearby)
    Income and food prices
    Convenience (what is fast, ready-to-eat)
    Advertising and the media (commercials, news)
    Social and cultural factors
    Religion
  5. e Substances obtained from food and used in the body to promote growth, maintenance, and repair

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Provides the medium for life processes
  2. Nutrients that must be obtained from food because the body can't make it
  3. Regulate the release of energy and other aspects of metabolism
  4. Any condition caused by an excess, deficiency, or imbalance of calories or nutrients
  5. The psychological desire to eat, often but not always accompanied by hunger

5 True/False Questions

  1. Energy (Calorie)-Yielding Nutrients1. Carbohydrate
    2. Fat
    3. Protein
    4. Vitamins
    5. Minerals
    6. Water

          

  2. Number of calories 1 gram of protein contains9

          

  3. Healthy People 2020National health promotion and disease prevention agenda for 2010 to 2020; goals focus on risk reduction, and specifies targets for nutrient and food intake

          

  4. CultureThe physiological need for food

          

  5. Examples of MalnutritionAny condition caused by an excess, deficiency, or imbalance of calories or nutrients

          

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