Which of the following accurately describes the
A. A test made to examine the
validity of an educated guess
B. An educated guess by a
scientist to explain a
C. A study of how disease rates
vary among different
D. An explanation for a
phenomenon that has numerous
lines of evidence to support it
The number of servings to consume from each MyPyramid food group depends on a person's
A. height, weight, and waist
B. taste preferences.
C. age, gender, and physical
D. frame size.
According to the USDA MyPyramid, consumption of foods from the Grain group should include
A. an equal amount of whole grain
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
The acronym RDA stands for
A. Recommended Dietary
B. Recommended Daily
C. Required Dietary Allowance.
D. Required Daily Allowance.
According to the USDA MyPyramid, how much do you need from the Meat and Beans group
when consuming a 2,000-calorie diet?
A. 2 to 3 oz. every day
B. 4 oz. every day
C. 5 1/2 oz. every day
D. 10 oz. every day
The RDAs for nutrients generally are
A. the minimum amounts the
average adult male requires.
B. more than twice the
C. designed to prevent deficiency
disease in half the population.
D. designed to be adequate for
almost all healthy people.
Which term describes failing health that results from a long-standing dietary intake that does not
meet nutritional needs?
A. Desirable nutrition
B. Balanced nutrition
D. Inferior nutrition
greater-than-normal need for iron. Which of the following statements is true about her
consumption of this nutrient?
A. She is likely to be deficient in
B. She will need to consume
significantly more iron, above
the RDA, to make up for her
C. Only if her intake is
consistently less than 70% of
the RDA would she be at
great risk of nutritional
D. She couldn't possibly be getting
enough iron for her needs.
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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