Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 6 :

The Proteins and Amino Acids

Quiz 6 :

The Proteins and Amino Acids

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Vegetarians have significantly higher rates of certain cancers than the general population.
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Amino acid supplements are easy to digest and can relieve the digestive system from overworking.
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Most people in Canada would find it next to impossible to meet their protein requirements.
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When amino acids are broken down for energy, they may then be incorporated by the liver into what substance?
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Which food item contains limited protein content?
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When a person ingests a large dose of any single amino acid, absorption of others of its type may be limited.
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Children who follow a vegan diet may have slightly higher protein requirements than the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) recommendations for the general meat-eating population.
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Which of the following behaviours can help athletes achieve bigger muscles?
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If needed, protein can help to maintain a steady blood glucose level and so serve the glucose needs of the brain.
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Some foods are so high in acid that they can make the acid in the stomach even stronger.
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Several nutrition authorities acknowledge that well-chosen vegetarian diets are consistent with good health and can meet nutrient needs.
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Which food item can be made into a source of textured vegetable protein?
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Protein-energy undernutrition is the world's most widespread form of malnutrition.
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Carbohydrate, fat, and protein all offer energy, but protein also offers which of the following elements?
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For most exercisers, adding excess protein or amino acid supplements to an adequate diet will stimulate muscle building.
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Starvation incurs the waste of lean body tissue as well as loss of fat.
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The growth of well-fed vegan children falls within normal ranges as long as they consume ample energy from food.
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Under conditions of inadequate energy or carbohydrate, protein use slows down.
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According to the Canadian Community Health Survey 2015, adults consume approximately what percentage of their total Calories from protein?
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Under special circumstances, a nonessential amino acid can become essential.
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