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Food and Nutrition .

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Food and Health .
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What can be the cause of weakened muscle and kidney functioning?
- D .
Where did Barbara make here error in placement of a nutrient?
- Fats
are nutrients that supply the main energy source for the body, in the form of sugars.
- Carbohydrates
Vitamins are inorganic substances that the body cannot produce on its own.
- False .
Which macronutrient is vital for every function of the body?
- A .
The body can get water from milk, juices, fruits, and vegetables.
- True .
Which of the following is not a type of tissue of the human body?
- A .
Where are the macronutrients located on a nutritional label?
- B .
Fat in the body helps to protect vital organs.
- True .
A deficiency in zinc might cause dehydration.
- False .
Protein can be found in both animals and vegetables.
- True .
Which of the following basic nutrients does NOT contain any calories?
- C .
The basal metabolic rate measures the rate at which a person's body burns food and nutrient __________.
- A .
Excess nutrients can be just as detrimental to a person's health as nutrient deficiencies.
- True .
A calorie is another term for carbohydrate.
- False .
A person's metabolism remains constant throughout life.
- False .
Grains, seeds, nuts and root vegetables are examples of _________ carbohydrates and they take a __________ amount of time to break down, allowing one to feel full longer.
- D .
Eating too much __________ can cause damage to the liver.
- C .
__________ contain all nine essential amino acids.
- C .
Guidelines For Healthy Eating
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Which of the following is NOT true about sodium?
- D .
The expiration date on a product refers to the last date a product should be __________.
- B .
A serving of food that has 10% to 19% of a nutrient based on a 2,000-calorie diet is considered to have __________.
- B .
Vitamins A, vitamin C, calcium, and __________ are required to appear on nutritional labels.
- A .
The acronym FDA stands for __________.
- D .
Fresh fruit can be contaminated by the water used to wash it.
- True .
Referencing the product below, what is one serving size in cups?
Brown rice: 20 cups of rice per container
Servings per container: 40
- A .
Organic foods tend to have higher levels of nutrients than nonorganic foods.
- False .
1 in 4 daily calories should come from fat.
- False .
Processed, low-fat foods are typically low in calories.
- False .
Which of the following is a healthy fat?
- C .
What's the BEST method of approaching a nutrition myth?
- B .
Food that is cooked properly can no longer be contaminated.
- False .
Overweight people tend to have faster resting metabolisms.
- True .
Foods labeled "fat free" can actually contain less than 0.5 grams of fat.
- True .
A serving portion is usually the equivalent to one serving per package or container.
- False .