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Which of the following BEST describes the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) List?
Answer: catalogue of food additives generally regarded as safe; established in 1958 by the U.S. congress
The easiest and most effective way to prevent food-borne illnesses is to
wash hands before handling food.
Which of the following is NOT a recommended method for preventing cross-contamination?
using a porous wood cutting board
A temperature range between 40°F and ________ is referred to as the "danger zone" of food-borne illnesses.
Which of the following is a FALSE statement regarding the proper refrigeration and freezing of food?
Thaw frozen meat and poultry on the kitchen counter.
All of the following are protective responses to encountering food-borne microbes EXCEPT
decreased metabolic rate.
To avoid food-borne illness at your next barbeque, it is good practice to do all of the following EXCEPT
Monosodium glutamate, iodine added to table salt, and calcium added to orange juice are all examples of ________
Which of these people have the LEAST amount of risk of suffering serious consequences from a food-borne illness?
Which of the following environmental conditions would NOT affect the survival and reproduction of food microorganisms?
a low amount of humidity
Bob eats his breakfast, and his GI tract will now begin the process of digesting and absorbing the nutrients from this meal. What is the order in which each of the organs of the GI tract will work to achieve this process?
The human body is organized into the following structural levels (smallest to largest)
atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, organs, systems.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends a total daily fat intake of between ________ percent of total Calories
An adequate intake of ________ during pregnancy is associated with a decreased risk of neural tube defects in newborns?
Which statement best describes nutrient density?
consume foods that have the most nutrients for their calories
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends a minimum of
30 minutes of moderate activity most or all days of the week
The government agency that regulates food labeling in the United States is the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The government agency that regulates the food labels on fresh meat and poultry in the United States is the
The four characteristics of a healthful diet are adequacy, balance, moderation, and ________.
Which of the following BEST describes minerals?
inorganic micronutrients found in a variety of foods
Which statement is FALSE concerning the field of nutrition?
Nutrition is an ancient science that dates back to the fourteenth century
The pancreatic hormone ________, and also glucagons, are responsible for maintaining blood glucose levels
Which of the following is NOT a primary function of dietary protein?
serving as a primary source of energy for the body
Which of the following is FALSE?A) Fats are soluble in water.
B) Fats are an important energy source for our bodies at rest and during low-intensity exercise.
C) Fats are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
D) Fats yield more calories per gram than carbohydrate or protein.
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