Which of the following nutrients does not provide energy to the body?
Why is variety an important component of a healthy diet?
It ensures you will eat the proper amount of calories each day.
It ensures you will eat meat every day.
It ensures you will get all the nutrients you need for optimal health.
It ensures you will not become dehydrated throughout the day.
Which is the best way to balance your dietary choices?
If you overeat at lunch, you should skip dinner.
If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner.
If your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.
If you eat two slices of pizza at lunch, you should walk an extra mile after dinner and if your dinner has no vegetables, you should eat a cereal containing fiber at breakfast.
You have two relatives both 55 years old and both have always eaten a diet of primarily fast food. One of these relatives has severe heart disease and the other has low cholesterol levels and no sign of heart disease. What is the best explanation for this?
these relatives have the same genetic predisposition for heart disease
these relatives do not share the same genetic predisposition for heart disease
the fast food consumed is not bad for their heart health
the fast food consumed is good for their heart health
Which of the following is an example of variety in the diet?
Selecting foods from all the foods groups
Selecting different foods within food groups
Selecting foods from all the foods groups and different foods within food groups
Selecting appropriate portion sizes of foods
Using a smaller plate for dinner may help you practice:
A glass of milk is more nutrient dense than a can of soda because:
a glass of milk contains calories.
a glass of milk contains calcium.
a glass of milk has fewer calories than a soda.
a glass of milk is not nutrient dense.
Ethan achieves his recommended intake of vegetables by eating a large baked potato every day. Which principle is he not achieving?
The Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range for protein is:
10 to 35% of calories.
45 to 65% of calories.
50 to 70% of calories.
more than 65%.
Government nutrition recommendations translate:
nutrient needs into food choices.
food choices into nutrient needs.
nutrient needs into daily nutrient requirements.
food choices into daily nutrient requirements.
Evaluating a personís food intake using food records is one of the ways nutritionists determine what people eat and their nutrient intake. This allows the nutritionist to assess the personís:
likelihood of getting heart disease or diabetes
fasting blood glucose
According to the AMDR, the majority of calories you eat should come from:
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans promote a minimum of _____ minutes of moderate exercise weekly.
Discretionary calories come from:
alcohol and added sugars.
added sugars and solid fats.
alcohol and solid fats.
Alcohol, added sugars, and solid fats.
Where would you look on the food label to determine if sugar was added to the product?
Front of the label
Nutrition Facts panel
Serving size information
Which of the following nutrients are NOT broken down into smaller pieces during by metabolism?
Water, vitamins, minerals
Vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins
Lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins
Proteins, carbohydrates, lipids
In which organ does the digestion of protein begin?
Which of the following is NOT an accessory organ of the digestive system?
Which of the following is one of the ways that the endocrine system interacts with the digestive system?
Eliminates wastes generated in the body
Transports nutrient to cells
Controls the passage of food in the blood stream
Secretes hormones that regulate how much we eat
Proteins are broken down into _____ whereas fats are digested mostly into _____.
amino acids, sugars
amino acids, fatty acids
fatty acids, sugars