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Summative Quiz #1
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The study of nutrition does NOT typically involve which one of the following activities?
Determining if food additives used in commercial food packaging enter foods
Which of the following is TRUE of both essential and nonessential nutrients?
They are required for maintaining body functions.
Dietary excesses play a major role in promoting which type of diseases?
Which of the following is NOT true about nutrition and disease risk?
Consuming inadequate amounts of fruits and vegetables and other plant foods will not affect disease risk.
Which of the following nutrients do NOT supply energy?
Organic compounds that are required in small quantities belong to which class of nutrients?
Which of the following chemicals provide health benefits and give plant foods their color, aroma, and flavor?
What Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) value is used in setting the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)?
(EAR) Estimated Average Requirement
Specific RDAs do NOT exist for which of the following population groups?
Which Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) standard is least effective when planning for adequate intake of nutrients in your diet?
(UL) Upper Limit
Which of the following statements regarding RDAs is TRUE?
As a person's intake of a nutrient decreases relative to the RDA, his or her risk of deficiency increases.
Marnie is pregnant and taking vitamin A supplements to boost her immune system and prevent night blindness. However, she is concerned she may be increasing the risk of serious birth defects in her unborn child. Which DRI would inform Marnie about the MAXIMUM amount of vitamin A she could consume without risk of side effects ?
(UL) Upper Limits
What DRI value is expressed as a percent of total daily calories?
(AMDR) Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range
The acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range (AMDR) recommends that 45% to 655 of total caloric intake come from carbohydrates. If Shawn consumes a 3,000 - kilo-calorie diet, how many kilo-calories should he obtain from carbohydrates?
What is the first step in the scientific process?
A peer-reviewed paper is one that:
is critiqued by independent experts in the discipline to determine that the study followed the scientific method.
Which of the following types of studies is NOT an experiment?
Which of the following statements is NOT true about a randomized controlled trial?
The main purpose of this research design is to observe variables in a population.
An experimental protocol requires that a nutrient deficiency be induced to assess its effects on memory. What is the most appropriate study design to use to address this question?
Which of the following is likely to be the LEAST credible source for nutrition information?
Information found on a website selling dietary supplements
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