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Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Nutrition

Quiz 13 :

Nutrition Through the Life Span Later Adulthood

Quiz 13 :

Nutrition Through the Life Span Later Adulthood

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Moderate energy restriction increases _____.​
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D

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The fastest growing age group in the U.S. population is composed of people over _____ years of age
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D

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Rheumatoid arthritis may respond to a diet that is _____.​
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A

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Research supports the notion that an overload of minerals in the body causes Alzheimer's disease.​
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Zinc intake is commonly low in older adults.​
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Iron-deficiency anemia is more common in older adults than in young people.​
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Increasing evidence suggests that overweight and obesity in middle age are associated with Alzheimer's disease.​
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Osteoarthritis is a common condition among _____ adults.​
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Studies suggest that a diet providing ample carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E may help to prevent the early onset of cataracts.​
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People can add years to their lives or enhance the quality of their lives through healthy behaviors.​
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Which nutrient is not involved in preventing cognitive decline in older adults?​
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Life expectancy in the U.S. is _____ years.​
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Older adults spend more money per person on foods to eat at home than other age groups.​
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The elderly are more likely to have medical conditions or to take medications that may compromise folate status.​
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Which statement characterizes aging?​
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As people grow older, the use of medicines becomes commonplace, thus increasing the potential for diet-medication interactions.​
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Vision problems in older adults may be due to _____.​
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The protein needs of older adults appear to be about the same as those of younger people.​
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What is a benefit of physical activity in older adults?​
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Which health behavior is the strongest predictor of continued mobility in the later years?​
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