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nutrition chapter 18
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Which of the following is NOT among the
characteristics of diabetes mellitus?
type 2 diabetes develops primarily when people reach adulthood
the two major forms are variations of the insulin-dependent type.
the most common form is characterized by resistance to insulin by body cells
type 1 diabetes can occur at any age
the two major forms are variations of the insulin dependent type
To lower a high blood cholesterol level, all of the
following are recommended EXCEPT
consume 2 servings/week of fish.
decrease the carbohydrate intake to less than 50% of total energy.
lower the saturated fat intake to less than or equal to 7% of total energy.
consume 300 mg or less of cholesterol per day.
decrease the carb intake to less than 50% of total energy
HIV is known to be transmitted by direct contact with
contaminated body fluids from all of the following sources EXCEPT
Which of the following is NOT increased by diabetes?
kidney failure risk
Among the following, which should be the first action
taken to lower blood cholesterol?
Consume a high protein diet
Begin drug treatment
Consume large amounts of fish and fish oils.
Achieve and maintain appropriate body weight
achieve and maintain appropriate body weight
How does obesity increase the risk for development of
Obesity is associated with altered kidney function and fluid retention leading to higher blood pressure.
Which of the following is NOT among the direct
contributors to the metabolic syndrome?
high sodium intake
high sodium intake
Which of the following describes a relationship between
sodium/salt and high blood pressure?
Weight loss is often as effective as sodium restriction in lowering blood pressure
Being obese is known to increase the probabilities of
contracting all of the following diseases EXCEPT
Which of the following is NOT among the diet-related
risk factors for coronary heart disease?
High sugar intake
High blood cholesterol
high sugar intake
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