S2 U1 Wellness and Food Choices in Today's Environment Unit 1 EXAM
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"Environmental wellness" can be best described as
living in harmony with your surroundings
The LEAST important role of nutrition in wellness is learning to
eat a high fiber diet
It is not enough to simply purchase foods that are high in complex carbohydrates, fiber, good sources of protein, and low in saturated fats. Food must also be
prepared in a way that preserves nutrients
Avoiding excess salt and sodium may benefit a person's health by
reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
After WWII, farming, fishing, and other food production activities became large scale enterprises which caused
the over producing and over consuming of food.
Poor dietary habits cause nutrition-related problems. Which one of the following is NOT an example?
The over-all purpose of a food guide is
to be used as a tool to implement healthy dietary guidelines.
Certain nutrients are mandatory on the USDA nutrition facts label unless the nutrients
are not present in a significant amount.
"Calorie-Free" is an example of a
If a manufacturer uses all parts of a grain including the bran, germ, and endosperm in their product, they may use the following claim:
Water in the human body helps transport waste products in and out of cells.
The term "foodbourne pathogen" means a microscopic organism coming from a food source that may be harmful to humans
Elderly people, children, and other persons who have compromised immune systems are lower risk populations for food poisoning.
HACCP are guidelines and regulations for food safety standards.
WIC and The School Lunch Program are examples of our government's disaster relief program.
Most media-based nutritional information is reviewed for accuracy by the USDA and the FDA.
Wellness is first and foremost a choice to assume responsibility for the quality of your life. Define 3 areas of wellness and/or general thoughts defining wellness. Provide some explanation of each area or thought as to how it relates to human wellness.
Three areas of wellness are physical wellness, mental wellness, and spiritual wellness. Physical wellness promotes proper care for our bodies in order to attain optimal health and functioning. Mental wellness is defined as a state of well-being. Spiritual wellness is a personal matter in which involves ones values and beliefs. All three areas of wellness relate to human wellness by having their own way of contributing.
Think about what influences your choices when purchasing food and beverages. Identify and discuss 3 factors and how they work to influence your choices.
Three factors to think about in terms of what influences your choices when purchasing food and beverages are taste, smell, and appearance. Taste has to do with how if you like the taste of the food, you're more likely to buy it. Smell has to do with how if the food smells good to you, you're more likely to buy it. And lastly, appearance has to do with you if the food looks good to you, you're chances of purchasing it will increase.