hw6-exam2 - 1. If a person does not eat enough carbohydrate...

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1. If a person does not eat enough carbohydrate to supply the glucose the body needs, which of the following will happen? Student Response Feedback A. Fatty acids will be converted to glucose. B. The pancreas will convert insulin to glucose. C. The liver will convert amino acids to glucose. D. The pancreas will convert protein to glucose. Score: 0/1 2. All of the following are essential amino acids except Student Response Feedback A. alanine. B. lysine. C. methionine. D. threonine. Score: 1/1 3. Proteins regulate the acid-base balance of the blood by Student Response Feedback A. acting as buffers. B. releasing nitrogen. C. releasing an acid. D. binding sodium ions.
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Score: 1/1 4. Food proteins are used most efficiently when we Student Response Feedback A. are eating a very low kcalorie diet. B. eat large quantities of protein even though our kcalorie intake may be low. C. are consuming enough carbohydrates and fats to meet our kcalorie needs. D. are eating enough fat even though carbohydrate intake may be low. Score: 0/1 5. Which of the following is true about protein? Student Response Feedback A. It is unique in that it is the only dietary component that contains selenium. B. It is important primarily for increasing bone density. C. It is made up of combinations of approximately 20 amino acids. D. It is made up of combinations of amino acids and fatty acids. Score: 1/1 6.
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Edema appears when there is a severe lack of dietary protein because Student Response Feedback A. sodium is retained in the body. B. blood protein levels fall and fluid shifts to the tissues. C. blood protein levels increase and force fluid into the tissues. D. increased protein synthesis occurs in tissues causing fluid to flow into them from the blood. Score: 1/1 7. Donovan has been consuming large quantities of food and in violation of safe rules of athletic training is injecting testosterone. He has been seeing large temporary gains in muscle mass. He is in a state of Student Response Feedback A. negative protein balance. B. positive protein balance. C. energy equilibrium. D. excess protein balance.
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