FND 431 Final Exam Study Guide
You have 2 hours to take this exam of 85 questions worth 100 points
20 Multiple choice: 1 point each
Genetic inborn errors of metabolism
Methods for Screening
The objectives of this assignment are to:
1) Effectively complete a literature search of peer-reviewed scientific articles relevant to a topic related to
metabolism and/or nutrient function.
2) Demonstrate effective written communication.
Title provides a
general idea of
the papers topic
but does n
Describe the general structure of an amino acid.
Explain how amino acids are classified.
What is the definition of an essential, a non-essential and a conditionally essential
What are the other terms for essential/non-essential/
Presentation and Discussion Guidelines
Purpose: To summarize your information in a PowerPoint presentation
Think of this part of the project as an in-service for RDs or a graduate student seminar for your
lacks some organization.
Slides may have
some issues with
hard to read
fonts or busy
much or too little
slide. Errors in
S/G/P and acronym/abbreviation
Posted in appropriate f
1 out of 1 points
What dietary fatty acid family exerts anti-thrombotic properties?
1 out of 1 points
All of the following are required for fat diges
2 out of 2 points
For active transport to occur across the plasma membrane (e.g., transport
of glucose), you would need which of these components? Select all that
a Na-K pump
1 out of 1 points
When water soluble vitamins are consumed in excess of bodys needs, generally the excess is
excreted in the feces
stored in the liver, bone and adipose tissue
excreted in the urine
not absorbed in the stomach
Chapter 10 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins
1. Which of the carotenoid pigments has the greatest vitamin A
2. In what cells will you f
Chapter 9 The Water-Soluble Vitamins
2. A major function of B vitamins is to serve as:
b. a source of energy.
c. a part of a coenzyme.
3. Vitamin C acts as a cofactor by
Essential (indispensable) nutrients
Nonessential (dispensable) nutrients
Minimum requirements for health
Three major functions of nutrients
Eating Behavior Diary
FOOD EATEN AND QUANTITY
VARIETY, ETC,AS NEEDED
STTORE Sheet Chapter 7
1. How much of the U.S. population is overweight? How much of it is obese?
2. What four things contribute to the calories you use each day?
a. What percent of total daily kcals are used for basal metabolism?
b. What factors determin
STTORE Sheet Chapter 12
1. What is the profile of an anorexic?
2. If you thought that a friend had anorexia, what signs would you look for in her or
3. Nutritional and psychological therapy is needed for anorexics. What things are
STTORE Sheet Chapter 13 : Pregnancy
1. A successful pregnancy is highest after how many weeks and for what weight of a
new born baby? (above what weight?)
2. What is a critical period and when does the critical period exist for the central
How's Your Diet?
Take the CSPI Nutrition Quiz
Reading Nutrition Action Healthletter is one thing. (Actually, it's several things: informative,
entertaining, modest.) Changing your diet is something else entirely.
How well do
STTORE Chapter One
STTORE Sheet Chapter One
1. What are the top two causes of death in the U.S.?
a. Cardiovascular Disease (Diseases of the Heart)
b. Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. The majority of health problems in the U.S. are caused by what three fact
STTORE Chapter Two
STTORE Sheet Chapter Two and Three*
1. What class of foods contains the most phytochemicals?
Another group of compounds in foods from plant sources, especially within the fruit and
vegetable groups, is what scientists call Phytochemical
Vitamins and Minerals: What you need to know
A.1.To be classified as vitamin must meet the following criteria
Body is unable to synthesize enough to maintain health
Absence produces deficiency symptoms
Can be cured if resu