Which of the following best describes Project Verb
a. media literacy curriculum for adolescent girls that promotes healthy body images
government campaign to encourage school children to be more physically active
c. nationwide initiative that aims to improve the nutritional disparity among senior
d. fundraising campaign to supplement the financial revenues institutions will lose when
vending machines are banned from public schools
What are dental caries?
b. spotting on tooth enamel
c. space that is left following the loss of teeth
d. juvenile teeth
Obesity in children is defined as:
a. BMI ≥ 100th
b. BMI ≥ 85th percentile.
BMI ≥ 95th
d. BMI ≥ 75th percentile.
On average, Americans have a life expectancy that reaches into the:
a. early seventies.
b. late eighties.
c. early eighties.
In older adults, which of the following is a mineral important to a healthy immune system and wound
c. vitamin A
d. vitamin C
Girls gain more body fat through adolescence than do boys.
Limiting sugary sweets in children's diets is only important once their permanent teeth have erupted.
The growth spurt starts earlier in boys than in girls.
School lunches are not regulated by the federal government.
High intake of fiber may be harmful in young children, as it may interfere with the absorption of
Meals-on-Wheels is a nonprofit food program that:
a. provides coupons to low-income seniors to purchase food at local farmers' markets.
delivers fully prepared meals to homebound ill and elderly clients.
c. offers canned goods and other nonperishable food items to seniors free of charge.
d. provides coupons to low-income seniors to purchase food at local grocery stores.
Janie is four years old. What serving size of green beans would you recommend for her?
b. 6 tablespoons
c. 3 tablespoons
d. 2 tablespoons
Which of the following correctly describes "milk displacement"?
a. the self-weaning of an infant from breast milk
b. the avoidance of dairy products due to the fear of agricultural contaminants
the selection of low-nutrient beverages (e.g., soda) in place of milk
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