Nutrition Test 3
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Daily energy expenditure represented by basal metabolism
waist circumference for women is linked with increased risk for chronic diseases
(Weight * 703)/(Height^2)
how many kcalories do you have to remove from your diet (and/or expend extra through more exercise) EACH DAY to lose one pound of body fat in one week?
lipoprotein lipase (LPL) enzyme
Its activities in men and women are sex-related and explain the differences in major fat storage regions of the body.
Sonia wants to lose weight so she is looking for a drug that will
increase her blood levels of cholecystokinin.
Which of the following statements is TRUE about hormones that regulate food intake?
Elevated gherlin triggers the desire to eat
In a weight reduction regimen, the most realistic time frame for losing ____ of initial body weight is 6 months, according to health experts.
A general niacin deficiency is known to be manifested in abnormalities of all of the following organs/systems EXCEPT what?
Which of the following functions has a requirement for thiamin?
Energy release from energy-yielding nutrients
Which of the following is a feature of folate nutrition?
Folate donates a methyl group to vitamin B12
What is the most likely explanation for the impaired functioning of the GI tract resulting from folate deficiency?
Since folate functions, in large part, in the process of cell division, a deficiency slows intestinal cell replacement, thereby resulting in decreased GI functioning.
You are a dietitian and see the report of the blood work from a woman in her twenties who is pregnant. Her red blood cells are larger than normal, so you suspect that her diet is low in
Which of the following is a property of niacin?
) It can be synthesized in the body from the amino acid called tryptophan.
Which of the following food substances can be converted to vitamin A in the body?
Which statement is true regarding vitamin A's role in epithelial cell maintenance?
prevents the formation of keratin
Which of the following compounds serves as the precursor for the body's synthesis of vitamin D?
What is the name of the vitamin D-deficiency disease in adults?
The main function of vitamin E in the body is to act as
In what chief capacity does vitamin K function?
Vitamin K is
Which of the following functions is shared by beta-carotene and vitamin E?
Inhibition of oxidation
Water soluble vitamins
Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, B6, Folate, B12, C
Fat soluble vitamins
A, D, E, K
Vitamin C scientific name
Vitamin A scientific name