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5 Matching questions

  1. Dietary Fiber
  2. Hormone
  3. Essential Nutrients
  4. Hypertension
  5. Soluble (Viscous) Fiber
  1. a Substances the body must get from foods because it cannot manufacture them at all or fast enough to meet its needs.
  2. b Non digestible carbohydrates and lignin that are intact in plants.
  3. c Fiber that dissolves in water and is not broken down by bacteria in the large intestine.
  4. d A chemical messenger produced in the body and transported in the bloodstream to target cells or organs for specific regulation of their activities.
  5. e Sustained abnormally high blood pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A hormone secreted by the medulla (inner core) of the adrenal gland that affects the functioning organs involved in responding to a stressor; also called a adrenaline
  2. The use of vomiting, laxatives,excessive exercise, restrictive dieting, enemas, diuretics, or diet pills to compensate for food that has been eaten and that the person fears will produce weight gain.
  3. An impeded blood supply to some part of the brain resulting in the destruction of brain cells
  4. A state of stability and consistency in a person's physiological functioning.
  5. The building blocks of proteins.

5 True/False questions

  1. ArrhythmiaA change in the normal pattern of the heart beat.


  2. Resting Metabolic RateA serious disturbance in eating patterns or eating-related behavior, characterized by a negative body image and concerns about body weight or body fat.


  3. GlucoseA simple sugar that is the body's basic fuel.


  4. General Adaptation SyndromeA physiological state characterized by a feeling of warmth and quiet mental alertness.


  5. Dietary Guidelines for AmericansGeneral principles of good nutrition intended to help prevent certain diet-related diseases.