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Amounts of which type of lipids must be listed on the food labels?
trans fat and cholesterol (b and c)
The Daily Values reflect the needs of an "average" person consuming between ____ calories a day.
2,000 and 2,500
The Nutrition Facts Panel on a food label lists the fallowing information for amounts per serving: 111 calories; 23 calories from fat. What percentage of the calories is provided by fat?
Three ounces of beef stew offers about the same amount of iron as three ounces of water-packed tuna, but the beef contains over 300 calories while the tuna contains 100 calories. This is an example of:
Phytochemicals found in foods are important because:
they decrease the risk of developing certain diseases when they are eaten.
In nutrition, the word essential means:
a necessary nutrient that can be obtained only from the diet.
How many calories are in food that contain 20 grams of carbs, 8 grams of protein, and 5 grams of fat?
A food provides 8 grams of fat and 300 total calories. What is the percentage of calories as fat in this product?
You have consumed a meal very high in fat. As a result, hormonal messages will tell an organ to send_____ in amounts matched to the amount of fat present.
The digestive juices in the digestive tract include:
pancreatic juice which neutralizes stomach acids reaching the small intestine.
Approximately ____ grams a day of carbs are needed to ensure complete sparing of body protein in an average size person?
Approximately what % calories from fat would be provided by a bowl of soup containing 200 calories and 99 calories from fat?
The lipoproteins LDL and HDL are important in heart disease risks because of the following properties and actions:
HDL plays an important role in scavenging cholestrol from the tissues for disposal/recycling.
Compared to meat eaters, vegetarians tend to have:
healthier body weights and lower blood pressure (b and c)
Characteristics of water soluble vitamins include all of the following except:
they are stored extensively in tissues
Vitamin toxicity is more of a concern with which type of vitamins?
fat-soluble vitamins because they are stored more readily in body tissues.
If a person who uses fasting to lose weight, how will his or her body react?
the body will break down fat into ketone bodies to provide fuel
In general, studies of populations have suggested that low caner rates correlate with
high vegetable intake and high whole grain intake (a and b)
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