NST Practice Exam 2 - Practice Exam 2 Spring 2008 This...

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Practice Exam 2 – Spring 2008 This practice exam is a compilation of questions from past exams. Please use it to guide your studying. It is still important and necessary to study the exam review and your lecture notes. ______________________________________________________________________________ Too little iron in the diet is associated with _________; too much is associated with _________. a. increased risk of heart disease; increased risk of some kinds of cancer. b. increased risk of heart disease; free radical mediated damage. c. reduced oxygen-carrying capacity; susceptibility to infection. d. liver disease; increased risk of heart disease. e. Free radical mediated damage; increased risk of heart disease. Antonio may be suffering from iron-deficient anemia. His symptoms are likely to include all of the following EXCEPT: a. extreme mood swings b. fatigue c. depressed immune function d. pale skin e. trouble remembering things Although many public health professionals see the fortification of the food supply with _________ as a public health victory that reduces birth defects, others are concerned that the fortification may have the unintended consequence of ____________. a. calcium, worsening digestive problems. b. folic acid, accelerating growth of cancerous tumors. c. trans fats, high rates of obesity. d. iron, high rates of anemia. e. Vitamin C, creating new strains of bacteria. Your parents, who are both over age 50, have surprised you by announcing that they’re becoming vegetarians. However, they will continue to eat fish, dairy products and eggs. What nutrient might be of most concern in their diet, and what could the consequences of getting too little of that nutrient be? a. Calcium, osteoporosis b. Fiber, constipation c. Iron, anemia d. Omega-3, early balding e. Folic acid; neural tube defects. According to the FDA, the biggest source of trans fatty acids in the American diet are from: a. Animal products b. Butter and Margarines c. Ice Cream d. Cakes, cookies, crackers, pies and breads e. Avocados
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Very-low-density lipoproteins (VLDLs) are formed in the _________________; their primary function is ______________________. a. Liver and the intestine; transport endogenous lipids to various tissues b. Intestine; transport cholesterol to the cells c. Liver; transport dietary fat into the blood d. Blood; transport cholesterol from the tissues to the liver e. Gut; transports triglycerides to various tissues You’ve graduated from Cal with straight A’s and ended up as Registered Dietician with a thriving practice. You routinely tell your male and female clients about the following lifestyle changes to
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