44_Test_Sample Test Understanding Nutrition

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What is the placenta? An organ from which the infant receives nourishment A newly fertilized egg is known as a(n) zygote During development of the fetus, what organ(s) is/are the first to reach maturity? Central nervous system and brain Gestation is generally divided into equal periods of 3 months, called trimesters All of the following statements are specific to the critical periods of cell division except high-nutrient-density food fed after the critical period can remedy a growth deficit An infant born with incomplete closure of the spinal cord has spina bifida You are working as a nutrition consultant in a women's health clinic and have been advising patients to make sure they consume about 400 micrograms of folate everyday. One patient is aware that folate helps prevent birth defects but she isn't sure why she should take it if she is not pregnant. Which of the following
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Unformatted text preview: is the most appropriate reply? The neural tube develops early on in pregnancy, oftentimes before most women realize they are pregnant What is the most reliable indicator of an infant's future health status? Infant's birthweight To maintain physical fitness during pregnancy, all of the following activities are considered acceptable except saunas Jenny has just learned that she is one month pregnant (1st trimester). She has been looking forward to all the ice cream, chips and cakes she has seen women on TV and in the movies eating when they are pregnant. What is the most appropriate advice for Jenny? She does not have increased energy needs in the first trimester and should not indulge herself Since repeated pregnancies occurring within short time frames lead to depletion of the mother's nutrient reserves, what is the optimal interval between pregnancies? 1 1/2- 2 years...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course BIO 208 taught by Professor Steve during the Fall '11 term at Thomas Edison State.

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