Exam 1 Spring 2013 Study guide - Nutrition 302 Spring 2013 Exam 1 Study Guide The test will be primarily multiple choice with some True\/False(5 and some

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Nutrition 302 - Spring 2013 - Exam 1 – Study Guide The test will be primarily multiple choice, with some True/False (5%?), and some definitions (~15%?) Nutrition Basics (Review)Understand that all individuals require the same set of nutrients, but amounts will differ based on stage in life cycleBe able to identify where food is placed on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need, and be able to define “food security”. Know the relative number of households in the US that are food insecure (ie, 5%, 15%, 40%?)Understand that a calorie is simply a unit of measure, and does not supply energy itself (is not a nutrient).Define nutrient. Know the 6 categories of nutrients. Be able to define “essential” vs. “non-essential” and give examples of each. Be able to list several factors which would change the amount of nutrients needed (ex. Pregnancy, illness, etc). Give examples of a simple sugar: __________________Give examples of a complex carb: ___________________Know the calories provided by one gram of carbohydrateWhy is fiber not a significant source of energy?How does fiber intake impact blood glucose?What is the recommended intake of carbohydrate, as a percentage of calories?What are some sources of carbohydrate?Why is protein (amino acid) an essential nutrient? What are some sources of high-quality protein?How many calories are provided by 1 gram of protein?What is the recommended intake of protein, as a percentage of calories?Understand why protein deficiency is rare in the US. How many calories are provided by 1 gram of fat?What are the critical functions of fat in the body?Know where EPA and DHA come from and why they are considered essential fatty acids. What are these essential fatty acids protective against (in adults)?What is the recommended intake of fat, as a percentage of calories?If given a calorie-level, you should be able to calculate a range of how many grams comefrom each macronutrient, when following the recommended percentages. **we will do this before the exam. 1
Nutrition 302 - Spring 2013 - Exam 1 – Study Guide

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