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Cumulative Self-Test Questions
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The most accurate method for measuring body fat composition is __________.
bioelectrical impedence analysis
The best way to increase muscle strength is to:
Which of the following statements regarding breast milk is true?
Breast milk is a good source of iron.
The fat content of breast milk remains constant.
Breast milk is a good source of calcium.
Breast milk is naturally lactose-free.
Cow's milk can be introduced to a child at what age?
as soon as a milk allergy is ruled out
Most food allergies are responses to the ____________ in foods.
Which of the following may contribute to the development of bulimia?
a stable family organization
a very nurturing family
more angry and disruptive interactions among family members
Inadequate intake of folate at the beginning stages of pregnancy can cause what birth defect?
neural tube defects
A child following a vegan diet is at risk for being deficient in which of the following nutrients?
, iron, calcium
thiamin, riboflavin, and zinc
vitamin C, iron, thiamin
vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin E
Which of the following is a natural thickener?
An overweight child is defined as having a BMI at or above what percentile?
Excessive zinc supplementation can interfere with the absorption of what other nutrient?
The letter "F" in the "FIT Principle" refers to:
Chemicals that control hunger, appetite, and digestion include ghrelin, serotonin, and ______________.
How much energy does 10 grams of carbohydrate provide?
Solid foods should be introduced to an infant at approximately _______ months of age.
When athletes reach a physically trained state, they are able to use more _______________ for energy.
We have the potential to increase our bone density until we reach the age of:
Which of the following statements regarding smoking is TRUE?
Most young people who smoke can quit easily.
Smoking leads to weight gain.
Smoking increases appetite.
Smoking may interfere with nutrient absorption.
Which of the following is added to fat-based products to keep them from going rancid?
Which of the following describes the effect that severe dieting has on basal metabolic rate?
The effect on basal metabolic rate varies.
Basal metabolic rate is unchanged.
Basal metabolic rate is increased.
Basal metabolic rate is decreased.
Which of the following causes the majority of food infections?
Non-heme iron found in plant foods is better absorbed in the presence of vitamin __________.
Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding nutritional needs during infancy?
The infant has relatively low energy needs per unit of body weight.
The infant has relatively normal fluid needs.
The infant requires a relatively low proportion of fat in his/her diet.
The infant has relatively high energy needs per unit of body weight.
Which beverage is generally adequate for activities lasting less than one hour?
a sports drink
a soft drink
Consuming an excess of _______ Calories in one week will result in a weight gain of one pound per week.
The majority of bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses grow best in temperatures between:
The best way to obtain the calcium you need is to ________________.
consume more cottage cheese, cream cheese, and butter
consume more cottage cheese and yogourt
consume more spinach, rhubarb, and Swiss chard
consume more milk, cheese, and yogourt
Which of the following sports is the least likely to place a young girl or woman at risk for the female athlete triad?
One should consume calcium supplements ________________.
with meals throughout the day
in the morning
before going to bed
at the evening meal
The most prevalent nutrient deficiency in the world is:
Active people may require a greater intake than inactive people of which of the following vitamins?
What percentage of our body fat level is influenced by genetics?
Which of the following is a good source of vitamin K?
According to the standard definition of "binge" by the American Psychiatric Association, how frequently should an episode occur in order to be part of the diagnosis of bulimia nervosa?
once a month for 3 months
twice a month for 3 months
twice a week or more for 3 months
once a week for 3 months
Which types of fish tend to contain the highest levels of mercury?
tuna, swordfish, shark
mussels, scallops, lobster
pollock, sole, shrimp
tuna, salmon, cod
Anemia can result during pregnancy due to a deficiency of which of the following nutrients?
Which of the following fibre recommendations applies to most individuals regardless of age?
30 grams/1000 Calories
10 grams/1000 Calories
14 grams/1000 Calories
Low birth-weight is defined as a birth weight of less than how many kilograms?
The primary end product of glycolysis is:
The primary role of the B vitamins is: _______________________________.
to act as coenzymes.
to improve vision.
to provide Calories.
to increase muscle mass.
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