Chapter 1 & 2
All of the following are macronutrients except
Gram per gram blank provides the most k calories
Which of the following statements regarding phytonutrients is true?
They are essential for life
They are always harmful to our health
* They are found in plant foods
They contribute to the calories that we eat in our diet
Which nutrient intake recommendation is used as a goal when a Recommended Dietary
Allowance does not exist?
* Estimated Average Requirement
Estimated Energy Requirement
Tolerable Upper Intake Level
Which of the following statements are written in the Canada Food Guide?
Avoid all fats whenever possible
* Eat at least two servings of fish each week
University students should add a multivitamin supplement to their diets
Juice is an equal substitute for fruit
The organ that produces bile is the
The function of pancreatic proteases is to
Break down proteins in the stomach
Break down proteins in the pancreas
* Break down proteins in the small intestine
Break down proteins in the last intestine Factors that influence transit time through the GI tract include everything except
Composition of the meal
Emotional status of the individual
Use of certain medicines
* All of these influence transit time
Amylase is an enzyme that digests
Yogurt is generally a good source of blank
In a refined grain, which part always remains?
All of the above
Foods high in added refined sugar
* Contain empty calories
Contain all of the vitamins and minerals from the original source of sugar
Are nutrient dense
Are just as good as those with natural added sugars
Complex carbohydrates include the following except
A drastic increase in fiber intake over a short period of time may result in
Jaw pain from increase chewing
*Increased intestinal gas
Sudden onset of iron-deficiency anemia
Low blood pressure from dehydration Chapter 5
Fatty acids contain all of the following atoms expect
Which fatty acid is considered essential?
To obtain essential fatty acids from the diet, the best choice would be
Which of the following statements about cholesterol is false?
It is used to synthesize Vitamin D
It is needed to make bile
It is an essential component of animal cell membranes
* It is found in peanut butter and avocados
The transport of cholesterol to the liver for elimination is accomplished by
Which of the following would not affect vitamin content in a food source?
Soaking and rinsing rice
Removing the peal in your apple
* Chopping up your carrot rather than eating it whole
Which of the following is a water soluble vitamin?
* Vitamin C
Vitamin B12 All of the following are characteristics of water soluble vitamins except
Dissolve freely in the blood
* Are stored in cells associated with fat