Chapter 9 The Study Of Personal Wellness

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 Chapter 9 The Study Of Personal Wellness
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  • 1. 
    The body uses nutrients to:
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above


  • 2. 
    In general, the body needs vitamins to:
    • A. 

      Synthesize minerals from organic material

    • B. 

      Cleanse the small intestine

    • C. 

      Regulate mineral dosage

    • D. 

      Regulate cellular activities


  • 3. 
    The body can make vitamin _______ when exposed to sunlight.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      B


  • 4. 
    Which of the following foods is a good source of phytochemicals?
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Bannas

    • D. 

      Beans


  • 5. 
    The process of breaking down complex food molecules into nutrients is called:
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Carb crunching


  • 6. 
    By the time digested food enters the _______, most of its nutrients have been absorbed.
    • A. 

      Small Intestine

    • B. 

      Apendix

    • C. 

      Large Intestine

    • D. 

      Urethra


  • 7. 
    The energy value of a food is reported as a number of:
    • A. 

      Calories

    • B. 

      Vitamins


  • 8. 
    Which of the following substances does not provide calories?
    • A. 

      Trans Fat

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Peaches

    • D. 

      Vegetables


  • 9. 
    Which of the following foods is a good source of carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Beans

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Peach


  • 10. 
    Which of the following foods supplies starch?
    • A. 

      Peaches

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Bread


  • 11. 
    Plants make _______, a substance that the human small intestine cannot digest.
    • A. 

      Fiber

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Vitamins


  • 12. 
    To increase his soluble fiber intake, Micah should eat more:
    • A. 

      Peaches

    • B. 

      Carrots

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Cooked Oatmeal


  • 13. 
    _______ is the form of sugar that is used to sweeten regular soft drinks.
    • A. 

      High fructose corn syrup

    • B. 

      High fructose bananna mix

    • C. 

      Splenda

    • D. 

      Sweet and low


  • 14. 
    Which of the following substances is an artificial sweetener?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above


  • 15. 
    Many nutrition experts think Americans should consume 55% to 60% of their calories from:
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Carbs

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Fatty acids


  • 16. 

    Diets that contain large amounts of soluble fiber may:
    • A. 

      Cause constipation

    • B. 

      Relief the bowles

    • C. 

      Cause kidney failure

    • D. 

      Lower the risk of heart disease


  • 17. 
    Diets that contain large amounts of insoluble fiber may:
    • A. 

      Reduce the risk of constipation

    • B. 

      Reduce the risk of heart disease


  • 18. 
    Diets that contain large amounts of fiber may reduce the risk of:
    • A. 

      All of the above.

    • B. 

      All of the above


  • 19. 
    Which of the following foods contains the highest percentage of saturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Unsalted butter

    • B. 

      Fast food

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Grilled chicken


  • 20. 
    Which of the following foods is the richest source of monounsaturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna


  • 21. 
    Which of the following fats is the richest source of polyunsaturated fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Oliver oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna


  • 22. 
    Which of the following foods contains cholesterol?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna


  • 23. 
    Which of the following foods is an excellent source of omega-three fatty acids?
    • A. 

      Corn oil

    • B. 

      Olive oil

    • C. 

      Whole milk

    • D. 

      Tuna


  • 24. 
    In the body, trans fats behave like _______, raising blood cholesterol levels.
    • A. 

      Saturated Fats

    • B. 

      Unsaturated Fats

    • C. 

      Trans Fats

    • D. 

      Trans am


  • 25. 
    Complete protein:
    • A. 

      Contains insufficient amounts of the esstential amino acids

    • B. 

      Contains adequate amounts of the essential amino acids.

    • C. 

      Contains too much fatty acids


  • 26. 
    Ted is a vegan. He will eat:
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above


  • 27. 
    Which of the following nutrients is an antioxidant?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin B

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

    • E. 

      Vitamin E


  • 28. 
    _______ is a major cause of bone fractures in elderly people.
    • A. 

      Insufficient calcium

    • B. 

      Bone density

    • C. 

      Frangile bones

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis


  • 29. 
    _______ are rich food sources of calcium.
    • A. 

      Milk products

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Fatty acids

    • D. 

      Complete acids


  • 30. 
    Women of childbearing age and teenagers often have diets that supply inadequate amounts of:
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Amino Acids

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Trans fats


  • 31. 
    To establish an RDA for a nutrient, scientists take the amount that is required and:
    • A. 

      Add an extra amount that serves as a margin for safety

    • B. 

      Subtract it by 10

    • C. 

      Add it by 10

    • D. 

      Take away an extra amount


  • 32. 
    Becky wants to plan nutritious daily menus for her family. For the most complete information about amounts of foods to prepare from each food group, she should use the:
    • A. 

      5 food group plan

    • B. 

      My octagon plan

    • C. 

      My triangular plan

    • D. 

      My pyramid plan


  • 33. 
    Which of the following information appears in the Nutrition Facts panel of a food label?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above


  • 34. 
    To reduce the risk of giving birth to infants with neural tube defects, women should eat foods rich in _______ before they become pregnant.
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Folate

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Vitamin D


  • 35. 
    Cells use _______ for energy.
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Mitachondria

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Synthesis


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