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General Nutrition Chapters 1 & 2
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Which food supplies only discretionary kcalories?
100% fruit juice
Recommended Dietary Allowances may be used to
access dietary nutrient adequacy for individuals
Which food item is a healthy choice for protein in the USDA Food Patterns?
Associated in a reliable health claim allowed on food labels
Sodium and Hypertension
A meat described as "prime cut" means that it ____.
s higher in fat than other cuts of meat.
What is an important feature of the food group subgroupings?
it is not necessary to consume every subgroup every day.
What is a major criticism of the use of the MyPlate educational tool?
It treats all foods within a single group the same
A food scientist is developing a new and improved cereal bar. She consults with you to about the ordering of the ingredients on a food label. The ingredients are: Sugar: 30 g, Puffed wheat: 28 g, Dry milk powder: 5 g, Red food coloring: 35 mg, Salt: 2 g. What is the appropriate order in which to list these ingredients on the food label?
sugar, puffed wheat, dry milk powder, salt, red food coloring
Which food items are consumed in the diet of a lactovegetarian?
milk products and plant foods only
Food labels express the nutrient content in relation to a set of standard values known as the ____.
Food exchange systems were originally developed for people with ____.
Part of grain richest in fiber
What is the AMDR for carbohydrate?
What term describes foods that contain nonnutrient substances whose known action in the body is to promote well-being to a greater extent than that contributed by the food's nutrients?
An essential nutrient is one that ____.
cannot be made in sufficient quantities by the body
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