Health Test3 - CHAPTER 8 A calorie is a unit of measure...

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CHAPTER 8 A calorie is a unit of measure that indicates the amount of energy obtained from a particular food. True Appetite may cause people to eat even when they are actually full. True Scientific research has concluded that vitamin and mineral supplements are a necessary part of our daily diet if we are to prevent chronic diseases. False Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. True Plant proteins are complete proteins. False
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Persons who have experienced surgery or blood loss, are recovering from burns, or fighting off serious infection need extra protein. True In a 30-year study of changes in food consumption, womens' overall caloric intake increased by 22 percent, while mens' decreased by 3 percent. False Fiber and cellulose are the same thing. True Food additives generally help to reduce the risk of food-borne illness. True Bottled water is better for us than tap water. False Iron, zinc, manganese, and copper are macrominerals. False Soluble fiber appears to be a factor in lowering blood cholesterol levels and reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease. True Triglycerides make up about 95 percent of total body fat. True Vitamins A, D, E, and K are water soluble. False
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Taking too many vitamins can lead to a toxic condition known as hypervitaminosis. True The recommended protein intake for adults is only 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight per day. True While many college students may find it difficult to fit a well-balanced meal into the day, they should make sure that they eat a good dinner each night. False Foods believed to be beneficial and/or serve to prevent diseases are called: Functional foods All of the following are cruciferous vegetables EXCEPT: Carrots MyPyramid strives to illustrate all of the following EXCEPT: Personality The National Cancer Institute has endorsed which of the following substances as a possible means of risk reduction for cancer? Lycopenes Complete (high-quality) proteins, containing all the essential amino acids, are found in:
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Animal products Vegans are people who: Avoid all foods of animal origin Adequate intake of fiber will protect against all of the following EXCEPT: Osteoporosis According to MyPyramid, how many cups of milk or yogurt are needed daily? 1 Which of the following is NOT a recommended way to reduce total fat in your diet? Choose lean meats, fish, or poultry. Margarine differs from butter in that it contains: Trans-fatty acids Which of the following minerals is categorized as a macromineral? Magnesium Which of the following is NOT true about vitamins? Vitamin E is water-soluble. Most experts agree that there is a link between excessive sodium intake and:
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Hypertension Folate, believed to decrease blood levels of homocysteine, is one type of: Vitamin B The average daily intakes of energy and nutrients adequate to meet the needs of most healthy people in the United States are collectively known as: RDAs ___________is an iron deficiency disease that results from the body's inability to produce hemoglobin. Anemia
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course HTH 100 taught by Professor Prodeohl during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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Health Test3 - CHAPTER 8 A calorie is a unit of measure...

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