Comprehensive Final Exam added some

Comprehensive Final Exam added some - NUTRITION 101 FINAL...

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NUTRITION 101 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE . IF YOU GOT QUESTIONS WRONG GO FIND THE RIGHT ANSWER, REVIEW YOUR NOTES, GO BACK OVER SECTIONS IN THE BOOK THAT YOU DID NOT UNDERSTAND, REVIEW “THINGS” I TOLD YOU THAT YOU WOULD NEED TO KNOW/MEMORIZE, MAKE NOTE CARDS FOR EACH CHAPTER HAVE SOMEONE QUIZ YOU USING THEM. This particular review guide is in sequential order of your TEXT, not necessarily how we are covering the chapters. You should be able to answer all of these questions before taking your final exam. If you can do this you’ll ACE it! I suggest answering the questions on this as you read though your text. 1. List in order the 3 leading causes of death in the U.S. for people over 39 1) Heart disease - 631,636 – CVD Cardiovascular Disease #1 killer of adults in the United States & Canada – A diet too high in saturated or trans fast invites heart and artery disease. 2) Cancer - 599,888 3) Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases) - 137,119 4) Chronic lower respiratory disease - 124,583 5) Accidents (unintentional injuries) - 121,599 6) Diabetes - 72,449 7) Alzheimer's disease - 72,432 9) Kidney disease (nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, nephrosis) - 45,344 10) "Blood poisoning" - Septicemia - 34,234 2. Understand and know the risk factors related to the 3 leading causes of death Stop smoking If you smoke, quit. If someone in your household smokes, encourage them to quit. We know it's tough. But it's tougher to recover from a heart attack or stroke or to live with chronic heart disease. Commit to quit. We're here to help if you need it. Visit our Quitting Smoking website for plans, tips and tools to help you quit Choose good nutrition
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Reduce blood cholesterol Lower high blood pressure Be physically active every day Aim for a healthy weight Manage diabetes Reduce stress Limit alcohol What stroke risk factors can be changed, treated or controlled? High blood pressure — High blood pressure is the leading cause of stroke and the most important controllable risk factor for stroke. Many people believe the effective treatment of high blood pressure is a key reason for the accelerated decline in the death rates for stroke. Cigarette smoking — In recent years, studies have shown cigarette smoking to be an important risk factor for stroke. The nicotine and carbon monoxide in cigarette smoke damage the cardiovascular system in many ways. The use of oral contraceptives combined with cigarette smoking greatly increases stroke risk. Diabetes mellitus — Diabetes is an independent risk factor for stroke. Many people with diabetes also have high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol and are overweight. This increases their risk even more. While diabetes is treatable, the presence of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course NTR 101 taught by Professor Hendry during the Spring '10 term at Holyoke CC.

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