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NATS 104 Nutrition, Food and You MWF sections Exam 3 Spring 2008 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which of the following is NOT typically a nutrient of concern for vegans? A. iron B. calcium C. vitamin C D. vitamin B12 2. Associated with times of famine, ________ is a type of protein-energy malnutrition characterized by a general lack of energy nutrients. A. cystic fibrosis B. marasmus C. sickle cell anemia D. kwashiorkor 3. Which of the following proteins are fundamental to the immune system? A. buffers B. transport proteins C. enzymes D. antibodies 4. Of the twenty amino acids relevant to the human body, how many are considered essential? A. five B. nine C. none D. twenty 5. Which of the following is the only complete vegetable protein? A. soy B. corn C. peanuts D. wheat 6. A complete protein: A. is composed of only di- and tripeptides. B. has not been denatured. C. contains all twenty amino acids. D. contains all nine essential amino acids. 7. Which of the following is used to measure protein quality? A. the amount of essential amino acids present B. the digestibility of the protein C. the pH of the protein D. both A and B 8. The absorption of proteins occurs in the: A. small intestine . B. large intestine. C. stomach. D. liver. 9. Which of the following health problems has been associated with high protein intakes? A. edema B. elevated blood cholesterol C. sickle cell anemia D. marasmus 10. What is edema? A. an immune deficiency resulting from malnutrition B. a fluid imbalance that results in swelling of tissues C. a pH imbalance of the blood
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