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Protects stomach cells from gastric juice

the function of mucus in the stomach

Those with kidney disease

High protein diets may be harmful for


The body stores excess protein as

4 to 6 months

Iron stores present at birth generally are depleted by

79 of 100 girls her age are taller than she is

Susie is 3 years old. At her most recent checkup she was at the 20th percentile for height. This means that


To which body part does blood travel to pick up oxygen and release carbon dioxide

The body mass index

Body weight in kilograms divided by height squared in meters yields


A vegetarian who eats only plant foods is a(n

linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3)

During pregnancy, it is particularly important to make sure to consume adequate these essential fatty acids

A low-birth-weight infant

Obesity during pregnancy is not associated with...

Lactase deficiency

Lactose intolerance is caused by

Increased risk of developing food allergies

This is not an advantage to breast-feeding

Small intestine

The most active area for the absorption of nutrients into the body is the


What structure prevents food from entering the trachea when you swallow

Portal vein

Which large blood vessel is the first to receive most recently eaten nutrients, transporting them to the liver

Low-fat milk and cheese

The best way for a calcium-deficient pregnant woman to get the extra calcium she needs is to consume

two monosaccharides

A disaccharide is formed by the chemical bonding of

Negative protein balance

Maggie has anorexia nervosa and regularly starves herself. She is likely to be in a state of

Recommended Dietary Allowance

The acronym RDA stands for

basal metabolism

is the energy expended when resting, but awake, and in a fasting state


What substance helps suspend fat in a watery digestive mixture, making fat more available to digestive enzymes

eat this to achieve good nutritional status

Eat a wide variety of foods because no single natural food meets all human nutrient needs


This is not a class of nutrient

It provides 7 kcal/g of energy

This is not true about high quality protein


This activity is where carbohydrate loading would be warranted

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