Chapter 1 Outline: The Basics of Nutrition
Nutrition: The Basics
A. People eat food for more than just satisfying hunger. Figure 1.1 shows some major factors
that influence peoples food choices.
B. Nutrients are life-sustaining substances in foods (and
Chapter 1 Assignment_BIO 155
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1. A serving of food supplies 25 g carbohydrate, 15 g fat, 18 g protein, and 100 g water. Which of
the following statements is true about a serving of the f
sChapter 3 Assignment
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1. Which of the following statements is true?
A. By using dietary analysis software, you can obtain precise information about your total day's
B. The Centers for Dis
Chapter 4 Outline
Basic Chemistry Concepts
A. From atoms to compounds
a. Protons are positively charged particles in the nucleus (center of the atom).
b. Electrons are negatively charged particles that surround the nucleus.
c. Atoms are
Chapter 7 Outline
What are Proteins?
1. Many athletes make protein-rich foods and protein supplements the foundation of their
2. Many Americans think a meal is not adequate unless it contains large portions of meat.
3. Plant food
Chapter 3 Outline
From Requirements to Standards
1. A requirement is the smallest amount of a nutrient that maintains a defined level of
a. Sufficient to prevent deficiency disease
b. May vary based on age, sex, heal
1. After reviewing the results of a patient's medical tests, a physician tells the patient that
her mild back pain is not caused by a serious problem, and she can try acupuncture and massage
therapy to relieve the discomfort. Based on this information, th
In the body, lipids
A. stimulate the production of vitamins.
B. are used to make minerals.
C. are necessary for the absorption of dietary fiber.
D. provide energy.
Most lipids have _ in their chemical structures.
A. fatty acids
B. amino acids
Chapter 5 Outline
A. Humans prefer foods that taste sweet
1. Sugary taste is a clue that food contains carbohydrates.
B. Carbohydrates: simple and complex
C. Plants use the suns energy to combine carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen into sugars, s
Chapter 2 Outline
Nutrition: Science for Consumers
1. Much of the information from popular literature is not evidence-based (not supported by
2. Consumers are challenged to understand how scientists collect evidenc