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Unformatted text preview: Which of the following accurately describes the term hypotheses? Student Response Feedback A. A test made to examine the validity of an educated guess B. An educated guess by a scientist to explain a phenomenon C. A study of how disease rates vary among different population groups D. An explanation for a phenomenon that has numerous lines of evidence to support it Score: 1/1 2. The number of servings to consume from each MyPyramid food group depends on a person's Student Response Feedback A. height, weight, and waist circumference. B. taste preferences. C. age, gender, and physical activity level. D. frame size. Score: 1/1 3. According to the USDA MyPyramid, consumption of foods from the Grain group should include Student Response Feedback A. an equal amount of whole grain Student Response Feedback and refined grain products. B. at least 3 oz. of whole grain cereals, breads, crackers, rice, or pasta every day. C. only whole grain products. D. a serving of grain products at each meal. Score: 1/1 4. The acronym RDA stands for Student Response Feedback A. Recommended Dietary Allowance. B. Recommended Daily Allowance. C. Required Dietary Allowance. D. Required Daily Allowance. Score: 1/1 5. According to the USDA MyPyramid, how much do you need from the Meat and Beans group when consuming a 2,000-calorie diet? Student Response Feedback A. 2 to 3 oz. every day B. 4 oz. every day C. 5 1/2 oz. every day D. 10 oz. every day Score: 1/1 6. The RDAs for nutrients generally are Student Response Feedback A. the minimum amounts the average adult male requires. B. more than twice the requirements. C. designed to prevent deficiency disease in half the population. D. designed to be adequate for almost all healthy people. Score: 1/1 7. Which term describes failing health that results from a long-standing dietary intake that does not meet nutritional needs? Student Response Feedback A. Desirable nutrition B. Balanced nutrition C. Undernutrition D. Inferior nutrition Score: 1/1 8. Tina is consuming 12 mg of iron per day. Her RDA is 15 mg. She has no condition warranting a greater-than-normal need for iron. Which of the following statements is true about her consumption of this nutrient? Student Response Feedback A. She is likely to be deficient in iron. B. She will need to consume significantly more iron, above the RDA, to make up for her intake. C. Only if her intake is consistently less than 70% of the RDA would she be at great risk of nutritional deficiency. D. She couldn't possibly be getting enough iron for her needs. Score: 1/1 9. According to the USDA MyPyramid, an adult age 18 or older should consume how many cups of milk or milk equivalent per day on a 2,000-calorie diet? ...
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