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Reading Assignment 3 1. Childhood obesity rates have climbed to all-time highs of anywhere from 12 – 18%in children across the age range of 2 to 19 years old. Why should we be concerned about childhood obesity? a. Prevention is the best way to combat the obesity trend b. Many obese children will become obese adults c. The chronic disease states associated with obesity – usually thought of “adult” diseases – are becoming prevalent in obese children d. All of the above e. Only B and C 2. During the past 30 years or so, changes in all of the following factors have likely contributed to increasing rates of overweight and obesity except: a. Added sugars in food b. Physical activity c. Genetics d. Added fats in food 3. High fructose corn syrup is made by a. Converting some of the glucose from corn starch to fructose b. Adding fructose to corn starch and then processing that mixture c. Adding fructose to corn syrup d. Removing some glucose from corn starch 4. Some differences between fructose and glucose are: a. Glucose is sweeter than fructose
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course NUTR 300 taught by Professor Kirk during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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