HUMN NTR 2211 Final Study Guide
Study Guide: Vitamins
Chapter 8 (Contemporary Nutrition) & Chapter 10, 11, 12 (Contemporary
Nutrition: A Functional Approach)
1. List some factors that can cause a decrease in vitamin content of foods,
especially in fruits
1. Why is vitamin D called the "sunshine vitamin"?
-Vitamin D can be synthesized with from sun exposure if you expose your body enough
to it but if you dont then you need to eat food containing it or take supplements
-amount of sun exposure needed depends
What percentage water loss is associated with the thirst signal? Muscle
strength loss? Coma and death?
-thirst signal triggered with loss of 1-2% of body weight
-muscle weakness with loss of 2% or more (~4) of body weight
-heat intolerance with loss of
1. What is the difference between heme and nonheme sources of iron? Which is
-heme is found in animal products and is better absorbed than nonheme
-nonheme found in plant products and supplements
-meat protein factor aids in nonheme absor
1. What is anaerobic energy production?
-energy production with limited oxygen- intense physical activity, produces 2 ATP per
glucose, glucose broken down into 3 carbon compound pyruvic acid- accumulates in
muscle and converts to lactic acid, only 5% of e
1. What are the food sources of selenium?
2. What are signs of selenium toxicity?
-cirrhosis of liver
3. What are the primary sources of
Study Guide Chapter 9 or 9 and 11:
Water and Major Minerals
What is the percentage of water in the body and in muscle and fat tissue?
-50-70% of body
-70% of muscle weight
-20% of fat weight (when fat content increases, water content decreases)
What is osteoporosis and what are the factors that increase our risk of
-decreased bone mass related to the effects of aging, genetic background, ad poor diet in
both genders, and hormonal changes at menopause in women
-being a woman, bei
1. What are the richest food sources of thiamin?
-lean pork and ham
-whole grains high too
2. What are the richest food sources of riboflavin?
-milk and milk products, enriched grains, cereal, meat, eggs
3. What type of anemia results from a deficiency of
1) Module 6
a) definition and protein-related reason for edema kwashiorkor is a form of protein
energy malnutrition. Occurs primarily in young children with existing disease, poor
energy consumption, an inadequate protein intake. Child exhibits edema. Ede
Classes of Nutrients, Calorie Values, and functions of each Nutrients are chemical compoenents
found in food and are involved in bodily function. They can: be fuel, serve as building material, maintain or
repair body parts, support growth, and fu
Prof. J. Gipson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
French 248 / Folklore 230
Ethnic Studies in the Francophone World:
French in the United States
Class: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10:45am, 494 Van Hise
Office Hours: Tuesday, 12:30-
French 248 / Folklore 230, fall 2012
Prejudice and laws
In Democracy in America, Tocqueville describes his observations of a young white girls interactions
with an African-American woman and Native American woman:
The child, with her every mov