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Chapter 2 Nutrition Tools- Standards and Guidelines
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When public health officials were determining the amount of folate to add to grain products in the food supply for fortification, they most likely reviewed which of the following values for that particular vitamin for women of child-bearing age?
Estimated Average Requirements (EAR)
An important role of the Food Lists for Diabetes system of categorizing foods is to:
provide groupings of foods with similar carbohydrate, fat, protein, and calorie contents.
Your grandfather has been advised by a neighbor to select his foods using the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help cure his high blood pressure. What advice would you give him?
Although the guidelines may help him with his blood pressure, he needs to consult his health care provider for recommendations.
A person is trying to eat the best diet to reduce the risk of developing chronic disease. She wants to be sure that she will consume adequate nutrients in the best proportions from her foods she selects. Which would be the best DRI recommendation for her to use to ensure she has the best energy nutrient intakes to reduce chronic disease risk?
Which of the following have the scientists who have been doing research on phytochemicals in foods found to be true?
Research has shown the possible health benefits in cell and animal studies.
For what purpose did the USDA develop the MyPlate as a consumer tool?
to help consumers to understand and apply the USDA Food Intake Patterns
The MyPlate educational tool has been designed to
help a diet-planning individual create a diet that more closely follows the USDA Food Intake Patterns.
Which of the following foods in the protein foods group of the USDA Food Intake Patterns has the highest nutrient density?
chicken with no skin
Your sister has evaluated her usual diet by comparing it to the USDA Food Intake Patterns and has found that her intakes of fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods are lower than recommended. How would you interpret her results?
She needs to eat more of these foods and less of others to keep her calories balanced
The bottom portion of the Nutrition Facts panel on a food package:
NOT conveys information specific to the food inside the package.
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