Nutrition Lecture 1
o Carbohydrate: Energy= 4kcal/g
o Fat (lipid): Energy= 9kcal/g
o Protein: Energy= 4 kcal/g
o Alcohol (Ethanol): Energy= 7 kcal/g
o Foods rich in nutrients relative to their energy content (calories)
HN 150 Problem Set 1
Which of the following nutrients does NOT supply energy/calories in an
Which of the following contains more calories per gram than alcohol?
Vitamin D has an AI, but not an RDA. This means that:
HN 150 Problem Set 2
The DRI fiber recommendation for women through age 50 is:
25 grams per day
Which of the following is FALSE about whole grains?
Whole grains have a finer texture and a longer shelf life
Which of the following remains after the milling
HN 150 Problem Set 3
What is the best definition of a phospholipid?
A lipid similar to a triglyceride but has a phosphorus-containing acid in place of one of the fatty acids
What is the definition of bile?
An emulsifier made by the liver from cholesterol
HN 150 Problem Set 8
Where does the signal come from that tells your body to drink?
Which of the following is a source of water input?
What is usually the first sign of dehydration?
Which of the following is a major food source of
HN 150 Problem Set 9
Neural tube defects are a result of which deficiency?
True/False: Low birth weight is defined as a birth weight less than 5.5
Which mineral needs to be supplemented during pregnancy even though
the intestinal absorp
HN 150 Problem Set 7
True/False: Waist circumference is an indicator used to evaluate risks from
What is a method of assessing body fatness through the process of
measuring electrical conductivity in body tissues?
HN 150 Problem Set 10
Exclusive breastfeeding is when.
An infant is fed only human's milk with no supplementation
What color is colostrum?
Food intolerances differ from food allergies because food allergies.
Require an immune response
Which food sh
HN 150 Problem Set 4
What is the function of HCl in the stomach?
Proteins are denatured by what substance?
Compared to other macronutrients, proteins are unique because they
contain the element _.
What are amino acids comp
HN 150 Problem Set 6
What compound is the vitamin A precursor in plants that is an effective
antioxidant in the body?
Which vitamin is necessary for the blood to clot?
Which of the following vitamins is fat soluble?