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Simon Fraser University
Biomedical Physio & Kines
BPK 110
Leah Esplen

Unit 1 – Study Questions 1. Define the following terms: a. Organic : A compound that contains carbon b. Essential nutrient: Substances that must be obtained from the diet because the body either cannot make the nutrients or cannot make an adequate amount of the nutrients needed c. Kilocalorie: The unit used to measure energy 2. What are the most influential factors on food choice? - Environment, Sensory influences, Cognitive influences, Cultural influences, health status and genetics 3. Discuss how the following factors affect the choices we make about the foods we eat: advertising, social factors, and cultural influences. 4. List the six classes of nutrients. Carbohydrates Minerals Vitamins Protein Lipids Water 5. A McDonald’s cheeseburger contains 36 g carbohydrate, 15 g of protein, and 13 g of fat. a. Calculate the total energy it provides. Kilocalorie calculation: 36g x 4= 15g x 4= 13 x 9= b. Calculate the percent energy derived from fat. 6. Name and describe the types of scientific studies listed in your text. 7. Define blind, double blind, placebo, correlation, and peer review. - Placebo—An inactive substance that
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