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The Science of Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 4 :

Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients

Quiz 4 :

Carbohydrates: Plant-Derived Energy Nutrients

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Which of the following monosaccharides is absorbed via facilitated diffusion?
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A

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After a meal, which hormone is responsible for moving glucose into the body's cells?
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D

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The term complex carbohydrates refers to:
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C

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Your friends tell you that they are planning to lose weight by replacing all of the white sugar in their diet with honey. What would you say to your friends?
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Which of the following hormones signal the liver to breakdown glycogen and release glucose when blood glucose levels fall too low?
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One class of enzymes that breaks down carbohydrates is:
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Which of the following would you expect to see in the body if the pancreatic beta cells were to stop functioning?
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Gluconeogenesis is:
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You are developing a recipe for banana bread and would like it to be as sweet as possible; however, you only want to use a small amount of a natural, simple carbohydrate. Which of the following would be the BEST choice?
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Renee is preparing to compete in her first weight lifting competition. She has heard that athletes can use a technique called carbohydrate loading to improve their performance and asks you if you think she should try it. Which of the following would be the BEST response to her question?
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The primary function of liver glycogen is:
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Which of the following is a five-carbon monosaccharide?
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Which of the following carbohydrates is the end product of photosynthesis?
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In the body, the major storage sites for glycogen are the:
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When fructose and glucose are bonded together, they form:
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Which of the following describes how carbohydrates are processed in the stomach?
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Which of the following is classified as an oligosaccharide?
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You are interested in developing a fibre product that could promote regular bowl movements AND help reduce cholesterol levels. Which of the following fiber types would you consider including in your product?
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Your grandmother complains to you of frequent constipation. Which of the following types of fibre would you recommend she add to her diet?
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Which monosaccharide is the preferred source of energy for the brain?
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