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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 13 :

Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant

Quiz 13 :

Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant

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For normal-weight women, the ideal pattern of weight gain after the first trimester is 1.5 kilograms per week.
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A sudden, large weight gain during pregnancy is expected for healthy fetal growth.
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Children with the highest carbohydrate intakes, with the exception of added sugars, are leaner than other children.
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The two weeks following fertilization are considered a critical period developmentally for the zygote.
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Which message would be most effective at reducing the likelihood of a child starting or quitting smoking?
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Physical activity during pregnancy can improve fitness, facilitate labour, and reduce psychological stress.
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A low-birthweight baby is nearly 10 times more likely to die in the first year of life than a normal-weight baby.
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Which food item should be introduced first when starting to feed a baby solid food?
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Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society state that: "The prudent choice for women who are or may become pregnant is to abstain from alcohol consumption."
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Approximately how many millilitres of milk a day does a nursing mother produce?
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All pregnant women should be assessed for gestational diabetes risk within 16 weeks' gestation.
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During pregnancy, the recommended carbohydrate intake is between 135 and 175 grams per day.
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Vitamin B12 fortification has lowered the number of neural tube defects that occur each year.
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The weight that pregnant women put on is nearly all fatty tissue.
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Children today are heavier than children of the same age were 30 or so years ago.
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Which nutrient do all pregnant women need in generous amounts to conserve their protein and to provide energy?
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Before fertilization, alcohol can damage the sperm in the father-to-be, leading to abnormalities in the child.
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The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) recommendation for calcium intake is the same for both non-pregnant and pregnant women in the same age group.
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A woman's poor nutrition during early pregnancy could affect her grandchildren.
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Which of the following risks is associated with teenage pregnancy?
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