Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 3 :
the Remarkable Body

Quiz 3 :
the Remarkable Body

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The body's saliva is strongly acidic.
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The body stores some nutrients in much smaller quantities than other nutrients.
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Body fluids provide tissues with a continuous supply of energy, oxygen, and nutrients, including water.
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Cells form tissues that perform specialized tasks. Tissues are grouped together to form whole organs.
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Alcohol needs assistance from digestive juices to ready it for absorption.
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Timing of meals is important because the digestive tract is unable to digest food at certain times.
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Which of the following body components determines the nature of the cell's work?
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Which term refers to the part of the brain that senses a variety of conditions in the blood, such as glucose content and salt content?
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On average, how often do the cells lining the digestive tract replace themselves?
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What is the name of the disease in which the body's helper T-cells are attacked and destroyed?
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Which of the following coordinates the nervous system's role in hunger regulation?
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Which organ makes most of the body's alcohol-processing machinery?
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Which of the following fluids moves from the bloodstream into tissue spaces?
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Which medical condition could be suspected for an individual who reports regularly consuming large amounts of alcohol, has inadequate food intake, and shows signs of poor muscle coordination, paralysis of the eye muscles, and damaged nerves?
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Which vitamin is most dramatically affected by excess alcohol in the body?
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Which organ chemically alters absorbed materials to make them better suited for use by other tissues?
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In cases of severe undernutrition of energy and nutrients, how does the absorptive surface of the small intestine respond?
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How does alcohol affect body functions?
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The stomach's main function is the digestion of what nutrient or nonnutrient?
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The body is able to store infinite amounts of which nutrient?
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