Remediation Study Guide
At the top of each section you will find the Learning Objectives. You need to investigate and
research in the course material to broaden and improve your understanding of each objective.
These objectives should guide your study. Br
that the recommended daily allowances were extended into several DRI categories.
there were recommended daily allowances.
And so, instead of just RDAs, they created a lot more.
Tolerable Upper Intake Level, Estimated Average Requiremen
Nutrition; Physiology of Food Digestion
Explain what is meant by Nutrition according to National Standards
Nutrition is the science of how foods affect the human body to promote health and
Analyze why nutrition is important to healt
Vitamins, Minerals, Electrolytes
You cannot be a vitamin and a mineral at the same time.
Vitamin K- Needs fat to be stored and transported, along with vitamins A, D, and E.
Is synthesized when the skin is exposed to sunlight- Vitamin D
The Macronutrient: Carbohydrates, Fats & Proteins
Which is an example of a Monosaccharide (any of the class of sugars (e.g., glucose) that
cannot be hydrolyzed to give a simpler sugar)?
(saccharide= sugar ring)
When more than two glucose mon
CSC1 - Nutrition for Contemporary Society Study Guide
Basic Nutrition: Nutrition Basics
1) Explain what is meant by nutrition according to national standards.
a) Nutritional Foundations: Chapter 1: pages 5-6, pages 11-13, and page 18 summary
Qualitative = Categorical not measured
Quantitative= Numerical value measured
Ex. Street name, blood type
Ex. Speed of car, BP
L Skewed= mean smaller than median
R Skewed= mean bigger than median
Center = Mean & Median
Spread = SD
distance from the mean o
The top three causes of death in the US include
stroke, cancer, and heart disease. All of these
conditions are thought to be increased by:
Which of the following statements about proteins is
proteins are made of amino acids, vitamins, and
inorganic nutrients that are not broken down by the
human body or destroyed by heat or light are
what is the primary source of fuel for the brain?
the BRSS is the government
survey that tracks lifestyle habits that increase
Which yields energy but also provides materials that
form structures and working parts of body tissues?
One gram of alcohol is equal to _ calories.
a necessary nutrient that can be only obtained
through the diet
A certain am
Nutrients are classified as macronutrients and
micronutrients. Which of the following is NOT
considered a macronutrient?
Good sources of potassium include all of the
Functional foods are foods that contain all essential nutrients
One of the reasons individuals give for not eating a healthy diet is time
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US
Enriched and fortified foods are not necessarily more n
Nutrition is the study of nutrients and the processes by
which they are used by the body.
Nutrients are substances in foods required by the body for
energy, growth, maintenance, and repair. Some nutrients
are essential; they cannot be