The Science of Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 16 :

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Years of Life

Quiz 16 :

Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy and the First Years of Life

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From the third month to term, the developing human is called a(n):
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The embryo is most vulnerable to teratogens during which stage of pregnancy?
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A full-term pregnancy lasts ________ weeks.
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An infant was born at 35 weeks gestation with a birth weight of 2 300 g. The infant is:
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Women who are pregnant should limit their intake of fresh tuna, sword fish, and canned (white)albacore tuna to avoid ________ contamination.
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Amanda is a healthy adult with a BMI of 23 kg/m2. She has just found out she is pregnant and her doctor estimates that she is at 6 weeks gestation. Amanda decides to increase her energy intake by 400 kcal/day. Amanda's decision is:
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Inadequate intakes of ________ during pregnancy are associated with neural tube defects in the fetus.
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Which of the following fatty acids is critical to fetal brain and eye development?
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Shauna has just found out she is pregnant. Her prepregnancy BMI was 24 kg/m2. How much weight would her doctor recommend she gain during her pregnancy?
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At what point during pregnancy is adequate folate the MOST important?
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During the second and third trimesters, the energy needs of a pregnant woman increase by ________ kilocalories per day.
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Spina Bifida and anencephaly may result from an inadequate ________ intake prior to or during pregnancy.
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A substance that causes a birth defect is called a:
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A preterm infant is one that is born:
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The recommended protein intake during the 9 months of pregnancy is:
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________ is the point at which the ovum becomes fertilized by the sperm.
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Women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index ________ have the lowest risk of a complicated pregnancy and delivery.
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An undernourished mother is most likely to give birth to:
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During the first trimester, women are advised to gain:
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How many kilograms lighter can a woman expect to be immediately after birth?
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