Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 1 :

Food Choices and Human Health

Quiz 1 :

Food Choices and Human Health

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A basic premise of dietary guidelines is that food should provide nutrients over supplements whenever possible.
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Enriched and fortified foods are not necessarily more nutritious than whole basic foods.
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All humans share 99.9 percent of the human genome.
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The integration of nutrition, genomic science, and molecular biology has launched a new area of study. What is this area of study called?
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A nutritious diet should provide enough of each essential nutrient, enough fibre, and enough energy. What is the name for this principle of diet planning?
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Alcohol is a nutrient that yields energy for the body.
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Which statement best defines an "essential" nutrient?
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Canada's guidelines for healthy eating include information on diet and physical activity.
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When given to severely ill people unable to eat ordinary food, what are elemental diets designed to do?
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Which statement most accurately describes items in the supermarket that are advertised as natural foods?
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Once a new finding is published in a scientific journal, it is considered preliminary.
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When a hospital client must be fed through a vein, the duration should be as short as possible and real food should be reintroduced as early as possible.
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A good diet alone will prevent an individual from getting heart disease.
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Cultural traditions regarding food are static and inflexible.
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Three ounces of beef stew offers about the same amount of iron as three ounces of water-packed tuna, but the beef contains over 300 Calories while the tuna contains about 100 Calories. What is the term for this difference?
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You see a new finding about nutrition reported in your local newspaper. What is your most prudent response to information from this source?
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How is the joy of eating physically beneficial to the body?
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What type of nutrition research design shows the effects of treatments?
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Malnutrition includes deficiencies, imbalances, and excesses of nutrients. Any of these factors can be harmful over time.
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Which term best describes a person who is strict about including only foods from plant sources in his or her diet?
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