Case Study 4A: Sweeteners and kCalorie Control
Frank P. is a 48-year-old landscape architect who is concerned about his recent weight gain. He is 69
inches tall and weighs 202 pounds. His usual weight is 190 pounds. Mr. P reports thatdue to his busy
Case Study 4B: Simple Sugar and Complex Carbohydrate
Clara is an African American college student. She is 64 inches and weighs 170 lbs. Clara's entire family is
overweight and her father was diagnosed with diabetes last month. Her uncle has been suffering
Case Study 3b: Distressed Digestion
This is Tyler's freshman year in college and he has been earning very good grades and performing well in
his part-time job. However, Tyler's eating habits have been poor and he has gained a few pounds, and his
Case Study 3A: Managing GI Discomfort
Andria Treat is a 68-year-old woman in reasonably good health. She is 64 inches tall and weighs 180
pounds. She takes a daily multi-vitamin supplement and over-the-counter antacids for heartburn. Her
usual diet includ
Case Study 2A: DASH on the Menu at a Quick-Serve Restaurant
Charles C. is a 65-year-old executive who is very overweight and has recently been diagnosed with high
blood pressure. He has just completed a class on the principles of the DASH (Dietary Approac
A child with bowed legs is likely deficient in vitamin
Greg says that he usually eats 1 medium carrot every day to ensure that he's consuming enough vitamin
A. Today he said he didn't eat any carrots and is worried that there is not enough vitamin A in
A person who shuns dairy and spends most of her time indoors would likely benefit from a supplement
A vitamin supplement labeled as "high potency" contains an amount that is
100% or more of the
A similar type of anemia is produc
Which of the following is NOT considered to be a source of high-quality protein in
What is the amino acid pool?
A mix of essential and nonessential amino acids derived from protein breakdown and
dietary protein intake
What is the RDA
A health magazine contacted you for your expert opinion on what measure best
describes the amounts of nutrients that should be consumed by the population. Your
reply should be:
The Recommended Dietary Allowances because they represent the average daily am
Which of the following foods' kcalories would be considered as part of one's
discretionary kcalorie allowance?
According to nutrition labeling laws, the amounts of what two vitamins must be listed
on the package label as a percent Daily Value?
A person's highest bone density is achieved by around age (years) 30.
All of the following are mild symptoms of dehydration EXCEPT spastic muscles.
All of the following dietary substances are known to adversely affect calcium balance EXCEPT
lactose in the
Goiter is caused primarily by a deficiency of
Deficiency of which of the following minerals is associated with retarded growth and sexual development
All of the following factors are known to enhance the absorption of iron EXCEPT
All of the following are features of older pregnant women in comparison with younger pregnant women
EXCEPT maternal mortality rates are lower.
As a means to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in newborn infants, grain products are fortified with
A person who is edentulous has
A principal reason that congregate meals are preferable to Meals on Wheels is thatthere are more
social benefits to congregate meals.
Studies of adults show that longevity is related, in part, to all of the followi
A child known to be allergic to peanuts who begins to show signs such as difficulty breathing,
swelling of the tongue, and severe abdominal discomfort is most likely in immediate need of a
life-saving injection of
According to the American Ac
A health magazine contacted you for your expert opinion on what measure best describes the amounts
of nutrients that should be consumed by the population. Your reply should be: The Recommended
Dietary Allowances because they represent the average daily am
1. An index of a person's weight in relation to height is called
body mass index.
height to weight index.
ideal body weight index.
desirable body weight index.
1. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nut
A food that represents a visible fat would be
What is the highest total blood cholesterol concentration (mg/dL) that falls within
the desirable range?
Which of the following is NOT a common dietary source of trans fats?
What type of
A high risk of weight-related health problems is seen in women whose waist
circumference begins to exceed
If a dancer and a typist are the same height and have the exact same body build, the
dancer will be heavier because she has
more muscle ma
A typical cell contains "powerhouses," which is another name for the
After the first day or so of fasting, which of the following is most depleted in the
An aerobic reaction is one that requires
Binge drinking is defin
Case Study 8A: Improving Body Composition
Rick is a healthy 17-year-old high school student who is 70 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. He has
decided to "get a six-pack" over the summer with a diet and exercise program. As part of his new plan,
he has s
Case Study 9A: Lifestyle Changes for Weight Loss
Sally is a 43-year-old mother of two who has gained 50 pounds over the past five years. She is 64 inches
tall and weighs 180 pounds with a BMI of 30.8. Her waist circumference is 37 inches. She acknowledges
Case Study 10A: Fatigue with a Vitamin-Poor Diet
Samuel is a 63-year-old single man who works full time in a food processing plant. He has a history of
esophageal cancer, which was treated successfully with anti-cancer drugs and surgery four years ago. Hi
Case Study 11A: Low Serum Vitamin D
Joan is a 90-year-old Caucasian woman who has recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis after a
recent fall that broke her hip. She is 64 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. Lately she has been
complaining about muscle p
Case Study 6A: Protein Adequacy
Erin is a 28-year-old professional woman who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and vigilantly maintains her weight at
118 pounds by following a lacto-ovo (non-fat milk and egg whites only) vegetarian diet that supplies
Case Study 5A: Heart-Healthy Sandwich Choices
Tom H. is a 35-year-old single man who works in a warehouse and takes his lunch to work every day. He
is 69 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. A recent blood test revealed that Tom's total and LDL
Case Study 7A: Excessive Alcohol Use
Steve Q. is a 52-year-old male with a family history of alcoholism. He is 73 inches tall and weighs 238
pounds, with much of his excess weight around his middle. He considers himself a social drinker,
although he has h
Case Study 5B: Not Too Much and Not Too Little: Understanding Fats in Foods
Jenny and Travis are four months into their freshman year of college. The two have been friends since
grade school, and find a great deal of comfort in being able to get together
Case Study 2B: Planning a Healthy Diet
In her book, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, author Barbara Ehrenreich wanted to
understand how a single mother might manage to live on low wages after the welfare reform bill was
passed in 1996. Eh