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FNDH 132 Exam 1 ?
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According to the American Heart Association, men should restrict themselves to no more than _____ calories from added sugars per day & women to no more than _____ calories from added sugars per day?
150 & 100
A single gram of sugar provides how many calories?
In order to meet federal guidelines for whole grain intake, a person whose diet relied on take-out food & eating out would have to eat _____ calories worth of this food in a single day to get enough whole grains.
List some food groups/food categories that contain carbohydrates.
Grains, fruits, corn, squash, potatoes
When the body needs more carbohydrates, it can break down fat stored in adipose tissue (fat cells) & convert the fatty acids to glucose.
Diets high in animal products also tend to be overly high in which type of fat?
What are the benefits of following a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern?
A diet high in whole grains, fruits, vegetables & fish is correlated with a decreased risk of developing heart disease & other chronic diseases, etc.
What foods are good sources of fiber?
Beans & vegetables
What format is it illegal to convey fraudulent (&/or unsupported) nutrition information?
Information on a dietary supplement's product's label
What is the peer review process in scientific research?
Expert critical analysis of a research article prior to its publication -- performed anonymously (e.g. the experts do not know whose article they're reading)
What are some examples of ultra-processed foods?
Fast food, chicken nuggets, canned ravioli, frozen dinners, soft drinks
What are the characteristics of a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern?
Exercising for at least 30 minutes a day 5 days a week; grains, fruits & vegetables eaten at most meals; olive oil is the principal fat
On a 30-second TV commercial for the Dairy Council, a professional football star claims milk improves his athletic endurance by boosting his energy level. This is an example of a:
What are some examples of processed foods?
Canned (but plain) beans, salted nuts & seeds, cheese, canned tuna, uncooked pasta
What are some examples of processed culinary ingredients?
Olive oil, honey, maple syrup, butter, flour
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