PUBH 1517 Basic Nutrition - Chapter 12 Questions

PUBH 1517 Basic Nutrition - Chapter 12 Questions - What...

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1 What region of the brain regulates fluid (water) intake? a. hypothalamus b. pons c. occipital lobe d. thalamus e. basal nuclei status: correct (1.0) correct: a your answer: a feedback: Correct. The hypothalamus has centers that are involved in the regulation of many such functions. (pg. 396) 2 Which of these is a symptom of water intoxication? a. polydipsia b. dehydration c. polyuria d. polyphagia e. convulsions status: incorrect (0.0) correct: e your answer: a feedback: Incorrect. Excessive water intake, along with kidney problems, can lead to water intoxication. However, polydipsia, itself, is not a symptom of water intoxication. (pg. 396) 3 What is the current recommendation for daily adult water intake? a. 3 - 4 cups/kcal expended b. 5 - 6 l/kcal expended c. 1.0 - 1.5 ml/day d. 8 - 10 l/day e. 1.0 - 1.5 ml/kcal expended status: incorrect (0.0) correct: e your answer: a feedback: Incorrect. 7 - 11 cups of water per day is the recommended amount of daily water intake. (pg. 397) 4 How does hard water differ from soft water? a. Hard water has high concentrations of calcium and magnesium; sodium or potassium are the primary minerals found in soft water. b. Hard water has high concentrations of lead and cadmium; soft water has high concentrations of calcium and sodium.
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c. Hard water has high concentrations of sodium and potassium; calcium or magnesium are the primary minerals found in soft water. d. Soft water provides greater health benefits than hard water. e. Hard water has high concentrations of all minerals; soft water is mineral free. status: correct (1.0) correct: a your answer: a feedback: Correct. This is a difference between hard and soft water. (pg. 398) 5 Which of these can reduce the mineral content of a food? a. not keeping the food cold b. subjecting the food to bright light c. excessive boiling d. excessive microwaving e. leaching into cooking water status: incorrect (0.0) correct: e your answer: a feedback: Incorrect. As inorganic elements minerals cannot be destroyed in this fashion. (pg. 405) 6 Which of these foods is rich in phytates? a. spinach b. rhubarb c. chocolate d. grains e. peppers status: incorrect (0.0) correct: d your answer: a feedback: Incorrect. Spinach is rich in oxalates, a substance which, like phytates, can inhibit the absorption of minerals. (pg. 406) 7 Which of the minerals is the major cation found in extracellular fluid? a. magnesium b. sodium c. calcium d. potassium e. chloride status: incorrect (0.0) correct: b your answer: a
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feedback: Incorrect. Compared to the other minerals listed here there is very little magnesium in the body. (pg. 402, 420) 8 Which of these statements is true?
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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PUBH 1517 Basic Nutrition - Chapter 12 Questions - What...

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