NST 10 Exam 1 Review - NST 10 Introduction to Human...

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NST 10 – Introduction to Human Nutrition University of California, Berkeley Spring 2011 Exam 1 Review INTRODUCTION AND MY PYRAMID 1. What are some general concepts of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans? Are these guidelines food-based or nutrient-based? 2. What are the food groups MyPyramid is organized into? What does MyPyramid symbolize? 3. What does 3 oz of meat look like? 1 oz of grain? What size does a small fist or a baseball represent? 4. What are discretionary calories? Give a few examples of foods that provide these calories. 5. What are the key things you should look for on the food label when choosing a healthy food? 6. What are the differences between structure/function, health and nutrient claims? What are the requirements for nutrient claims? Digestion 1. List the primary organs involved in digestion. 1
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2. What are the accessory organs for digestion? 3. What are the factors that contribute to “Heartburn”? 4. What are the factors that influence the rate of gastric emptying? 5. What are the consequences of not having a stomach? 6. What are the functions of the large intestine? 7. What are the functions of gastrin, secretin and CCK (hormones that regulate digestion)? 8. What are the ways that nutrients get absorbed and how are they different? 9. Where nutrients are specifically absorbed within the GI tract? 10. What are some common causes of stomach ulcers?
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