14.The nurse knows her instructions about portion sizes have been effective when the client verbalizes that ½ cup cooked cereal looks like:a.A ½ baseballb.An adult handfulc.A ping-pong balld.A softball15.Which of the following items is not nutrient dense?16.Compared to a healthy U.S. style eating pattern, a Mediterranean- style eating plan is higher in:17.Which statement indicates that the client needs further instruction about reading nutrition labels?18.The client asks if a tea that claims to “improve memory” really works. Which of the following would be the nurse’s best response?
a.“If the tea claims to improve memory, it has been tested and proven effective at improving memory.”b.“Claims on food labels are not regulated by law and cannot be trusted.”c.“Function claims like “improve memory” can be used on labels without supporting proof that they are accurate.”d.“That type of claim is illegal and should not appear on any food label.”19.Which statement about supplements is accurate?20.Which supplement should be used with caution by people taking anticoagulants?21.A client asks how she can minimize her risk of foodborne illness. Which of the following should the nurse include in the response as the best way to reduce the risk? Select all that apply.22.The best response to a client’s question about whether organic food is worth the extra cost is:a.“Is there anything more important to spend money on than your health?”b.“There is no difference in pesticide levels and nutritional value of organically grown foods compared toconventional foods.”c.“Buying organic foods is an individual decision; some many have more nutritional value than their conventional counterparts, and they do have lower pesticide levels.”d.“It is worth it to buy organic produce but not organic meats.”
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