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Mini Tests/ Quizzes

Protect stomach cells from auto digestion.

A primary function of the mucus in the stomach is to:

a physiological desire to consume food

Hunger is best described as:

live microorganisms naturally found in or supplemented to food products.

What are probiotics?


Responding to the presence of protein and fat in our meal, cholecystokinin (CCK) signals the gallbladder to release a substance called:

gastroesophageal sphincter

If a person is suffering from GERD, the ___ is malfunctioning.


Proteins that act to speed up body processes, but are not changed in the process, are called:

Whole-Wheat Bread.

Barbara has just been diagnosed with celiac disease. Which of the following foods would be most dangerous for her to consume?

The Time of day, the smell, taste and texture of food, the culture in which one is raised.

Appetite is triggered by:

A piece of cheese.

Which of the following snacks have the highest satiety value, assuming the calories and relative size are similar?


Joan has eaten half of her very large portion of pasta but now feels full. This signal is called:

Atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, organs, systems.

Which of the following represents the levels of organization in the human body?

emulsifies fats.

Bile is a greenish fluid that


The region of brain tissue that is responsible for prompting us to seek food is the?

seepage of gastric acid into the esophagus.

Heartburn is caused by

Small intestine.

Most digestion of carbohydrates,fats, and proteins,takes place in the


Hunger is psychologic, and appetite is more psychologic


The nerves of GI tract are collectively known as the enteric nervous system.


Sometimes you may have an appetite even though you are not hungry


The entire process of digestion and absorption of one meal take about 24 hours.


Some types of bacteria actually help keep our digestive system healthy.


Most ulcers result from a type of infection.


Vitamins and minerals are digested in the small intestine


A person with celiac disease cannot tolerate milk or milk products


Atoms are the smallest units of life


Irritable bowel syndrome is a rare disease that mostly affects older people

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