Lesson 7 Case Study: Low-Energy-Density Dinner
Use the formula discussed in this chapter to calculate the energy density of the
four foods Christine is considering for dinner.
The formula that were discussed were:
Canned beef chili with beans 305 kcal/
3. Consider that you are given a fruit juice with supposed powers to increase energy and vitality.
As an expert nutrition scientist, describe the steps you would take to investigate those claims.
Use the scientific method to respond to this question.
Lesson 2 Case Study: Managing GI Discomfort
Mary Treat is a 68-year-old woman in reasonably good health. She is 64 inches tall and weighs
180 pounds. She takes a daily multi-vitamin supplement and over-the-counter antacids for
Lesson 4 AYL Essay Question:
3. Consider a situation where you are eating a meal with an overweight friend. He begins
his meal with an order of ribs and a baked potato with sour cream and butter. Following
dinner, he selects the chocolate mou
Lesson 4 Activity 2
1. Day 1 total kcalories equals 2,483 total kcalories.
Day 2 equals 3,624 total kcalories.
2. Multiply the total kcalories for Day 1 by 30%, and then divide by 9 kcalories per
gram. Repeat for day 2. (Show your ca
Lesson 1 Activity 2
Practice Reading a Food Label and
Calculating a Personal Daily Value for Fat
1. The % Daily Value column on a food label applies to what number of kcal/day?
The % daily value column refers to 2000-2500 kcal diet each day.
Lesson 5 Case Study: Amino Acid Supplements
Danielle F. is a 78-year-old retired school teacher who is seeking ways to increase her protein
intake. She does very little cooking and avoids fish, poultry, and meat for personal reasons. She
Lesson 1 Activity 1
Calculating the Energy Found in Foods
If you ate a snack consisting of two peanut butter cookies and one-half cup of whole milk
(19 grams of carbohydrate, 6 grams of protein, and 11 grams of fat), what would be t
Lesson 11 Test
1. A condition that dramatically impairs physical performance. The athlete with this
condition cannot use fat for fuel or perform aerobic activities, and therefore will tire
2. without oxygen/Marathon/ jump of basketball player, wei
Lesson 4 Activity 1
Three ounces of pork chop have a total of 275 kcal with 8 fat grams per ounce.
1. Multiply fat grams per ounce by number of ounces in pork, and then multiply
by number of kcal in 1 gram of fat to find how many TO
Lesson 6 AYL Essay Question:
3. Discuss ways in which the bodys metabolism adapts to conditions of fasting/starvation.
How do these adaptations affect the rate of weight loss when a person follows a lowkcalorie diet?
When are person outs the body in fasti
Lesson 10 Case Study 2: Iodine and Hypothyroidism
What is the most common visible sign that could indicate that Michelle has an
The most common visible sign would be the fact that she has hypothyroidism, which
means that her body is
Lesson 4 Case Study: Heart-Healthy Sandwich Choices
Tom H. is a 35-year-old single man who works in a warehouse and takes his lunch to work
every day. He is 69 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. A recent blood test revealed that
Toms total and
Lesson 9: Folate and Vitamin C for Breakfast
Lydia S. is a 42-year-old British woman who recently moved to the United States. She smokes a
half pack of cigarettes a day. She is 64 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds, and has a family history
of heart disease.
Lesson 10 AYL Essay Question:
3. List and describe several common risk factors for developing osteoporosis. Describe the
key behaviors of someone trying to limit their risk of developing osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is a bone disease, this happens when the
Lesson 3 Case Study: Sweeteners and kCalorie Control
Frank P. is a 48-year-old landscape architect who is concerned about his recent weight gain. He
is 69 inches tall and weighs 202 pounds. His usual weight is 190 pounds. Mr. P reports thatdu
Lesson 11 Case Study: Physical Activity for Fitness and Weight Loss
What information about the benefits of muscle conditioning might encourage
Theresa in her weight-loss efforts?
When it comes to muscle conditioning it can be very beneficial, however o
Lesson 2 AYL Essay Question
2. Describe the path food follows as it travels through the digestive system. Summarize the
major structures and functions of those structures along the way.
The path the food travels though in the digestive has 8
Lesson 9 Essay
1. Describe the mode of action of vitamin C and why excessive vitamin C intake may
be hazardous. Mention the research of Linus Pauling and the role of repeated trials
and double-blind studies in serious, acceptable research studies.
Lesson 10 Case Study 1: Recipe Modification for Sodium Control
According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines mentioned in the chapter, what is the
recommendation regarding sodium intake for Elizabeth and her family?
According to the 210 dietary guidelines t
Lesson 5 Activity 1
1. What is your weight in pounds?
My current weight is 200 pounds
2. Convert your weight to kilograms by dividing weight by 2.2
3. Multiply kilograms by 0.8g to get your RDA in grams. Males less than