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d. Trap free radicals 5) Which of the following is an antioxidant used to prevent rancidity? a. Ascorbic acid b. BHT c. Sodium sulfite d. Sugar 6) The number of food colors that have been accepted as safe to use in food is a. 4
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Unit Seven Test on April 28, 2017 b. 7 c. 40 d. Well over 100 7) Vitamin C, Vitamin E, BHA, and propyl gallate are a. Antimicrobial b. Antioxidants c. Flavor enhancers d. Unintentional additives Section Eight 1) Aflatoxins are a. Antioxidants b. Carcinogens c. On the GRAS list d. Found only in peanuts 2) About how many people die from food poisoning in the United States each year? a. 100 b. 300 c. 3,000 d. 30,000 3) The major problem with the food supply is contamination by a. Aflatoxins b. Food additives c. Microorganisms d. Pesticides Chapter Nineteen Section One 1) The two major requirements for good health and fitness are a. Food and entertainment b. Food and medicine c. Good nutrition and exercise d. Nutrition and steroids 2) Which of the following has been shown to expand the lifespan of mice? a. Amino acid supplements b. Low-fat diets c. Undereating d. Vitamin supplements 3) Which of the following is a source of “good” fats? a. Fish b. Peanuts c. Olives d. Lard
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Unit Seven Test on April 28, 2017 4) What is the maximum amount of fat that a diet providing 2200 kcal per day should include? a. 22 g b. 86 g c. 198 g d. 220 g 5) What is the maximum amount of saturated fat that a diet providing 2200 kcal per day should include? a. 11 g b. 22 g c. 50 g d. 200 g 6) Statins are a class of drugs that are designed to a. Burn calories b. Reduce cholesterol buildup c. Build muscle d. Metabolize sugar 7) Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are nutrition-based reference values that a. Appropriate for undernourished and ill people b. Guarantees good health for everyone c. Useful for planning and assessing diets d. Minimum daily requirements 8) About how much protein does a 66-kg athlete require per day? a. 6.6 g b. 8.3 g c. 53 g d. 2.5 kg Section Two 1) Which of the following cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be included in the diet? a. Enzymes b. Hormones c. Unsaturated fats d. Vitamins 2) Which of the following is a precursor of vitamin A? a. β -carotene b. Cholesterol c. Pyridoxine d. Tryptophan 3) For which of the following are large doses more likely to be harmful? a. β -carotene b. Niacin c. Vitamin A d. Vitamin C
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Unit Seven Test on April 28, 2017 4) Which of the following vitamins provides the most benefit to bone health and development? a. Vitamin D b. Vitamin B c. Vitamin C d. Vitamin E 5) Vitamin E is a(n) a. Antimetabolite b. Fat-soluble antioxidant c. Oxidizing agent d. Water-soluble antioxidant 6) The major electrolytes in body fluids are a. Ca 2+ , Fe 2+ , and Cl - b. Ca 2+ , Na + , and HSO 4 - c. Na + , K + , and Cl - d. Na + , K + , and HCO 3 - 7) The best replacement for water lost except in prolonged exercise is a. Beer b. Non-fat milk c. Plain water d. Soft drinks 8) What is the minimal percentage of body weight lost in fluids that can cause heat exhaustion?
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