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Overview of the Science of Nutrition Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Number of calories 1 gram of carbohydrate contains
  2. Healthy People 2020
  3. Social Groups
  4. Nutrients that don't yield energy
  5. Function of water in the body
  1. a Group of people, such as a family, who depend on one another and share a set of norms, beliefs, values, and behaviors
  2. b National health promotion and disease prevention agenda for 2010 to 2020; goals focus on risk reduction, and specifies targets for nutrient and food intake
  3. c 1. Water
    2. Vitamins
    3. Minerals
  4. d 4
  5. e Provides the medium for life processes

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Chronic disease characterized by deterioration of the body organs as a result of misuse and neglect
  2. 9
  3. Starvation
    Deficiency disease (like Pellagra)
  4. 1. Carbohydrate
    2. Fat
    3. Protein
    4. Vitamins
    5. Minerals
    6. Water
  5. Knowledge, beliefs, customs, laws, morals, art, and literature acquired by members of a society and passed along to succeeding generations.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Relationship between diet and the leading causes of deathLeading causes of death are chronic diseases (instead of infectious diseases), all of which have dietary components


  2. Essential NutrientsSubstances obtained from food and used in the body to promote growth, maintenance, and repair


  3. Number of calories 1 gram of alcohol contains7


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


  5. Function of Vitamins and MineralsProvides the medium for life processes


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