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Health Exam Review
This is questions from tests and quizzes that Mr.Thomas gave us for the Spring Exam Review. Hope this helps!!(:
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The % of body fat in relation to all other tissues in the body is...
All body tissues, excluding fat is called...
Lean Body Mass
Being more than 10% over the recommended body weight is..
Having too much body fat is..
What are height/weight charts?
Charts that represent average body weights for certain heights
Why are height/charts misleading?
The charts do not tell how much body fat one has
Method of measuring body fat by measuring the thickness of the skin and fat
Skin Fold Measurement
Method of measuring body fat by submerging the person in a tank of water
Method of measuring body fat by using electrical impulses sent through the body
Method of measuring body fat by measuring body parts and comparing the measurements at a future date
Body Circumference Measurement
Which of the following methods for measuring body fat is the most accurate?
Which of the health problems may occur when one's body weight is not controlled?
All of the above are correct.
Which of the following are time periods where fat cells most likely develop..
Last month of Fetal Development
During the First Year of Life
During the growth Period of Adolescence
Which of the following are ways to lose weight?
Diet, Exercise, and diet and exercise
Which of the following is the best way to lose weight?
Combination of Diet and Exercise
Men naturally have more body fat than women; therefore, their healthy body fat % range is a higher range
Body fat generally increases with age; therefore, adults usually have a higher body fat %
Too much body fat is unhealthy and too little body fat is unhealthy
The time period when fat cells are more likely to develop which you can control, during your teen years
"Creeping Obesity" is responsible for weight gain for a lot of adults.
A combination of diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight because there is no need for extreme dieting or extreme exercising
When a person diets and exercises to lose weight, the weight loss is mostly fat and not muscle.
Dieting only yo lose weight causes the body's metabolism to slow down and weight loss is more difficult.
It takes too much exercise to lose weight.
If you want to lose weight in the abdominal area, you should do abdominal exercises to cause the weight loss.
Mold or moderate exercise increases one's appetite, making it difficult to lose weight by exercising
Most overweight people have genetic reasons for being overweight
Most overweight people do not eat too much, but are usually overweight because they are not active enough.
Proteins are necessary for..
Supplying energy when low on carbohydrates or fats and growth and repair of body issues.
Amino Acids are primarily needed for...
Sources of animal proteins are..
Meat and Milk
A diet consisting of non-meat proteins and no animal proteins is unhealthy because..
Non-meat proteins are not a good source of essential amino acids.
The body uses carbohydrates before fats and proteins for energy because..
Carbohydrates are broken down into usable substances easier than fat and proteins.
Which of the following is the best source of carbohydrates for long term energy?
Fiber is necessary in the diet because..
It moves waste through the body and it lowers the chance of colon cancer.
Fats supply twice the energy as carbohydrates. Why are fats not as good a source of energy as carbohydrates?
Fats are not broken down into usable substances as quickly as carbohydrates.
Animal fats are ___ fats, while vegetables fats are ___ fats.
Produced by the liver and Needed to build cells.
Healthy cholesterol is ____, while unhealthy cholesterol is ___.
Cholesterol that dissolves the unhealthy cholesterol is...
Cholesterol that clogs the arteries is...
Which of the following would be considered healthy cholesterol readings?
160 and 175
The real concern with cholesterol is the ratio of HDL to LDL. Which of the following shows a healthy ratio?
Fat soluble vitamins are ___, while water soluble vitamins are ____.
Stored in the body's tissues; Lost during urination.
Fats that are partially hydrogenated vegetable oils are ____ fats.
Water is needed for normal function, which includes.
Helping digest food and rid the body of waste and Carrying food through the body.
Too much protein is not healthy because...
Extra protein is excreted by the kidneys or stored as fat.
Too little protein is unhealthy because___.
The body will use its own protein, resulting in weaker kidneys
Simple carbohydrates are
Complex carbohydrates are
The body needs a certain amount of cholesterol because it
Is part of cells and nerves.
A certain amount of minerals must be consumed on a daily basis because
Most are quickly used or excreted by the body.
Vitamins function by
Helping the body absorb other nutrients
The newer food pyramid can be personalized by entering information about
Your age, Your gender, and your activity level.
Minerals are obtained from the plants you eat.
Calcium and phosphorous are necessary for proper development of bones and teeth.
Iron is needed in order to have enough hemoglobin.
Iodine is needed for the proper function of your thyroid gland.
Potassium is needed to maintain your heart beat.
Sodium is needed for proper fluid balance in the body.
Vitamins are a source of energy.
A balanced diet is better than using vitamin supplements due to their expense and possible toxicity.
All cholesterol is unhealthy.
Some amino acids needed by the body are obtained only from foods you eat.
Carbohydrates are out primary energy source.
A diet that eliminates carbohydrates is dangerous because the body will use protein from the muscles as an energy source.
Both saturated and unsaturated fats will affect your cholesterol levels.
The USDA's MyPlate was established to help people understand how much of each food group they should consume in a meal.
Cholesterol is found only in the foods we eat.
The foods you eat will raise your HDL cholesterol levels.
Aerobic exercise is a good way to increase your HDL cholesterol level.
Dehydration is loss of water from the body when water is not replaced due to urination, perspiration, and breathing.
Trans fats are healthier than other types of fats.
The newest food pyramid considers your activity level as well as the type and amounts of foods you eat.
The narrowing of the newest food pyramid represents serving size.
The minerals lost during perspiration are called electrolytes.
The color of the vegetable does not make a difference in the nutrient content.
The colors used to represent each food group for the MyPyramid and the colors used to represent each food group for MyPlate are the same.
The desire for food, or appetite is a ____ reason for eating.
Items that affect appetite are learned from external influences. Which of the following would be examples?
Social custom, Family Custom, Mood, and Stress.
The body's physical need for food is....
Why do some people over eat?
They do not pay attention to their signal to their stop eating, and they do not feel the signal to stop eating, and they eat too fast.
are diuretics causing dehydrates and contain caffeine thus raising blood pressure.
Which of the following are rules concerning fad diets?
One food cannot provide needed nutrients and eliminating foods eliminates nutrients.
Yo-yo dieting is....
a cycle of losing weight and gaining weight.
Which of the following are possible health problems due to yo-yo dieting?
increases risk of heart disease and increases risk of vitamin deficiency.
A minimum of ___ calories per day is recommended to ensure proper weight loss and nutrition.
It is safe dieting for an underweight person to consume extra calories in he form of...
Carbohydrates and proteins
Which of the following do nutritionists recommend about dieting?
Eat a balanced diet used the Food Pyramid and get regular exercise.
Eating disorders present present several problems. What are these problems?
Physical problem, nutritional problem, emotional problem.
Bulimia is characterized by...
Eating large amounts of food and purging
are mostly females of average weight or slightly overweight.
Which of the following are characteristics of bulimics?
sores in the mouth and res throats, excessive exercisers, and decayed teeth.
Anorexics, bulimics, and compulsive over eaters need...
Psychological care, nutritional counseling, and medical care.
Which of the following are types of eating disorders?
Anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive over eating.
A big weight loss from excessive dieting is called...
A cycle of binge eating followed by purging is called...
Uncontrollable eating, resulting in weight gain is called...
Compulsive over eating.
The eating disorder that relentlessly pursues thinness is...
Every year billions of dollars are spent successfully on weight loss.
Fad diets promise quick and easy weight loss and are usually successful in carrying out this promise.
Most fad diets are nutritionally balanced and eliminate food groups.
Many fad diets produce initial weight loss, but it is not permanent.
A good diet should meet your needs for nutrients while lowering total calories.
Diets that are based on using supplements or pills are considered good diets.
A weight loss of 3 to 5 per week is considered a safe weight loss program.
A good diet does not consider a balanced amount of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
A good diet emphasizes portion control.
A good diet does not include snacks.
A good diet plan should also include an exercise plan.
A good diet should be one you can follow forever and one that can be followed at home as well as when away from home.
A good diet plan should be based on nutrition facts and endorsed by someone knowledgeable in nutrition.
The vast majority of dieters in the U.S. will regain their weight in one to five years
Fad diets can keep teens from growing properly.
Quick weight loss is usually due to loss of water and not fat.
Yo Yo dieting results in a higher body fat percentage.
Some teens are underweight due to rapid growth during adolescence. during
Someone who wants to gain weight should consume extra calories and participate in aerobic exercise to develop lean body tissue.
If a diet sounds too good to be true it probably is not a proven diet.
Your weight is not a good indication of your health because you may not be getting the proper nutrients.
Many foods high in protein are also high in saturated fats causing one;s cholesterol to decrease.
Diets that limit food choices do not teach healthy eating habits and are not nutritionally balanced.
One of the main reasons for eating disorders today is socket's emphasis on being thin.
Anorexics are something also bulimic
Some teens fear weight gain during puberty and believe losing weight will make them happier, leading to eating disorders.
Role models seen in teen magazines and on TV and movies are usually healthy role models in terms of appearance for young girls.
90% of people who suffer from anorexia nervosa are female.
Which of the following are health claims allowed on labels?
Low fat diet may reduce risk of cancer, High fiber foods may reduce risk of cancer, Fruits and veggies may reduce risk of cancer.
What nutritional information must be on food labels?
Number of calories and amount of each nutrient.
How must ingredients be listed on food labels?
In descending order by weight
Food additives are in foods to...
Improve nutritional value of the product, preserve the freshness of the product, and improve appearance, texture, or taste.
A product has ___ in it to prevent spoiling.
Adding vitamins or minerals not normally present ___ a product.
___ are added to products to give the food a smooth texture.
___ are added to products such as cakes and breads to cause them to rise.
What is the predominant food?
Real fruit juices
What is the style of the product?
What is the name and address of the manufacturer?
DelMonte Foods, San Francisco, CA 94105
What is the net weight of the product?
15 oz. 425 g. 9.7 oz.
What are the two main ingredients in the product?
How many grams of protein are in the product?
How many grams of carbohydrates are in the product?
How many grams of fat are in the product?
Which of the following are minerals and their percentages in the product?
Calcium 25 % Iron 0% Sodium 5 %
Which of the following are vitamins and their percentages in the product?
Vitamin A 10 % Vitamin D 25 % Vitamin C 4 %
Does this product have a "high" level of carbohydrates?
Does this product have a "high" level of fat?
Is this product "fat free"?
Is this product "low fat"?
Is this product "extra lean"?
Is this product "sugar free"
Is this product "cholesterol free"?
Is this product "low cholesterol"?
The ___ are the chemicals that aid in sending messages across the synapse.
The ___ is the part of the central nervous system where the nerves connect to various parts of the body.
The ___ feels environmental changes in and outside the body.
The system of the body made up of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves is the ___. Substance abuse adversely affects this system.
Central nervous system.
The ___ carry responses to the muscles, glands, and internal organs.
The ___ is the gap between neurons where the neurotransmitters are located.
A physical dependence on a drug and a psychological dependence on a drug.
Drug dependency which results in withdrawal symptoms is classified as...
Drug dependency where your mind says you need the drug is called...
Which of the following are the correct order for stages of addiction?
Experiment, Use, Abuse, Addiction
What causes a person to progress in addiction from stage one to stage two?
They like it
Addiction is a disease because....
It is progressive and Treatable
When someone you care for has a drug problem you..
Should not cover or take care of the consequences for the user and Can successfully intervene only if the user wants to change.
Which of the following are positive ways to cope with stress?
Talk problems out with a friend, parent, or other adult and exercise and eat right.
The addiction process occurs faster in adults than it does with teens.
Emotional growth will be arrested for teens who abuse drugs.
A recovering addict who relapses begins the addiction process again at stage one.
Binge drinkers are addicts if they use despite the consequences.
Any chemical taken into the body will affect the neurotransmitters
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