1. There are three main types of exercise, which is;
A. Cardiorespiratory- this is an aerobic activity that uses large muscle groups and can be
maintained continuously. You would do these exercise 5-7 days a week for at least 30
minutes. It i
Test it Chapter 6
1. Amino acid sequence is written in the DNA. The function of a protein is determined
by its shape, which is determined by the amino acids given in the DNA and the
properties of that amino acid.
2. The essential amino acids a
Test It Chapter 4
1. A condensation reaction can bond two monosaccharaides together to form a disaccharide
and water. A hydrolysis reaction can use water to split a disaccharide into its two
2. Both starch and glycogen are sto
Fed Up Summary
The number of overweight children has gone from 1 in 20 to 1 in 5. Today, more
people dying from obesity than from starvation for first time ever. With all of low-fat and
sugar-free or diet options in todays grocery
Nutrition Self Quiz Ch. 2
1. The following recommendations appear in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans:
a. Balance calories to manage a health body weight.
b. Increase intakes of certain nutrient-dense foods.
c. Reduce intakes of certain fo
Nutrition Self Check 1
1. It is NOT true that both heart disease and cancer are due to genetic causes and diet cannot
influence whether they occur.
2. Some conditions, such as iron-deficiency anemia, are almost entirely nutrition related.
Test It Chapter 5
1. The three classes of lipids are triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols. Fat provides the
majority of the energy needed to perform the bodys muscular work. Fat is also the
bodys chief storage form for the energy from foo
1. I had to use the backup assessment. The overall results were that I have a less than 1%
risk of heart disease, good cholesterol levels, and good blood pressure levels. I received
an optimal for my overall.
2. Smoking causes increased ri
A few common misunderstandings about protein are;
A. Consuming more protein than the recommended 20-25g will not help in building more muscle
or building it faster, it will only cause your body to oxidase more of the amino acids into waste
An Overview of
Whitney & Rolfes Understanding Nutrition, 12th
Choices are highly personal
Social or behavioral motives
Sweet and salty
Ethnic heritage or tradi
1. Five common digestive problems are:
A. Choking. The most problematic foods to cause choking are; chunks of meat, hot dogs,
nuts, whole grapes, raw carrots, marshmallows, hard or sticky candies, gum, popcorn,
and peanut butt
1. BMI is your body mass index. This number is a measurement of someones weight in
relationship to their height. This number is a general guideline, but does not necessarily
mean a person has excess fat. Considering fat weighs less than muscl
1. Age increases your risks of Osteoporosis because our bones get thinner as we age,
however the risks arent increased until about age 50.
2. Women are more effected by Osteoporosis because women began with a lower bone
density than men and a
Unit 3 Assignment
Chapter 6 Protein: Amino Acids
1. Describe the structure of amino acids, and explain how their sequence in proteins
affects the proteins shapes.
The polypeptide chain will fold and coil depending upon whether the side group of each
Unit 2 Assignment
Chapter 4 The Carbohydrates: Sugars, Starches, and Fibers
1. Briefly describe simple and complex carbohydrates. Which carbohydrates are
described as simple and which are complex?
Glucose, fructose, galactose, maltose, sucrose and lactose
Unit 4 Assignment
Chapter 8 Energy Balance and Body Composition
1. What are the consequences of an unbalanced energy budget?
For every 3500 kcalories consumed in excess of your recommended daily value you will
gain 1 pound of body fat. Vice versa, 1 pound
Chapter 1- An Overview of Nutrition
1. What is a nutrient? Briefly describe the six classes of nutrients found in foods.
A nutrient is essential to our health. We obtain nutrient from food. They are responsible for
chemical and metabolic functions that re
Unit 5 Assignment
Directions: Complete the following short answer questions and multiple choice
questions in the Word document. Please include the questions. To select the answer
choice for the multiple choice questions, please type the answer choice lett
Harold Washington College introductory nutrition class
BIOLOGY 107 3 credit hours
Nutrition Consumer Education
Science of food as it relates to health, including food composition and utilization, food preparation and preservation,
nutrition, special diets