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Nutrition Test 1

Intro, Food Labels, Guidelines
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dietary supplements
Which of the following is not a class of essential nutrients?
It contains too many calories
Which of the following statements about nutrition composition of the American diet is true?
heat energy
a kcalorie is a measure of
carbohydrates
which of the following nutrients can directly supply energy for human use?
fats
gram for gram, which provides the most energy?
plant fats
which of the following yield greater than 4 kcalories per gram?
vitamins
which of the following contain no calories?
carbohydrates and proteins supply 4 kcalories per gram
which of the following is true about the energy content of nutrients?
kcalorie
the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 liter of water 1 degree celsius is a
if i live a healthful lifestyle, i may slow the aging process
an appropriate attitude toward aging and health is
the time oriented, hurried lifestyle leading to many meals eaten away from home
current factors that can influence American food habits negatively are
eat a wide variety of foods because no single natural food meets all human nutrient needs
which of the following is true about the way we should eat to achieve good nutritional status?
recommended dietary allowance
the acronym RDA stands for
may or may not be deficient
if an individual's intake of a nutrient is less than the RDA, the individual
dietary reference intake
the acronym DRI stands for
no fat plan
which of the following is not a menu planning tool widely used by nutrition conscious people?
food and drug adminstration
which government agency is responsible for regulating most US food labeling?
when you eat a serving of this product, you will be getting 20% of the daily reference value for total fat based on a 2000 kcalorie diet
a food label states that a seriving of a particular product contains 13 grams of total fat and 20%e of the daily value. this means that
olive oil is the second ingredient by weight
when looking at the ingredient label of a bottled spaghetti sauce, you see that olive oil is the second ingredient. this means that
109
how many kcalories are provided by a 2 oz brownie with icing? its nutrient composition is 1g of protein, 5g of fat, and 15g of carbohydrates
9
how many kcalories does fat provide
4
how many kcalories does carbohydrate provide
4
how many kcalories does protein provide
7
how many kcalories does alcohol provide
77
one-half of a mashed potato with milk contains 2g protein, 1g fat, and 14g carbohydrate. what percentage of the total kcalorie content is provided by carbohydrates
exclude alcohol
which of the following is not a dietary guideline for americans
true
a nutrition facts labe can list 0 grams of fat even if the food does in fact contain some fat
true
food labels are more important for some people than others, and in some cases, they may be the difference between life and death
serving size
when reading a food label, what information do most nutrition professionals recommend that you look at first
sodium
three nutrients that appear on a nutrition facts label do not list at % DV. which of the following is not one of them
false
trans fats have always been listed on food labels
hydrogenated, high fructose corn syrup, cochineal extract
key words to look for when reading ingredient lists include
false
food labels list all ingredients in the order of most to least healthful
false
the percentage daily values found on the right side of a food label ar based on an average diet
the amount of all vitamins and minerals for which there is an RDA
which of the following is not required on a nutrition label
true
some food labels list daily nutrient recommendations for both 2000 and 2500 calorie per day diets
20-30
the average american consumes _______% of their calories from fat epr day
10-20
the average american consumes _______ grams of fiber per day
none of the above
spot reduction is a viable option for
consume a variety of foods from the major food groups every day
a tri-athlete wants to eat a health promoting diet and achieve dietary adequacy. which principle should she follow to achieve dietary balance?
9mg
one serving of raisin bran contains 50 percent of the 18mg daily value for iron. how much iron will one serving of this cereal provide
eat a low fat/high carbohydrate diet
which suggestion for fat reduction is inappropriate
true
snacking may keep you from becoming overly hungry and overeating