Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 27 Testbank

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Making nutritional recommendations for the aged is difficult particularly due to:
    • A. 

      Social age differences

    • B. 

      Biological heterogeneity

    • C. 

      Apoptosis

    • D. 

      Chronological age differences

    • E. 

      Interpretation of biochemical measurements 2nd & 3rd trimesters

  • 2. 
    Recommended umbilical circumference measurements for adult Caucasians are _______ for men and _______ for women.
    • A. 

      Less than 102cm, less than 88cm

    • B. 

      Less than 100cm, less than 80cm

    • C. 

      More than 102cm, more than 88cm

    • D. 

      More than 102cm, less than 100cm

    • E. 

      Less than 100cm for both

  • 3. 
    Weights less than ____ of the recommended can indicate a significant loss of total body protein and requires immediate investigation and action.
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      5%

    • E. 

      2%

  • 4. 
    Nutritional assessments of the aged need to consider:
    • A. 

      Food and nutrient intake

    • B. 

      Anthropometry and body composition

    • C. 

      Laboratory investigations

    • D. 

      Nutritional risk factors

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Maintaining physical activity and increasing the nutrient density of the foods eaten are the principal preventative strategies for:
    • A. 

      Atrophic gastritis

    • B. 

      Apoptosis

    • C. 

      Protein energy dysnutrition

    • D. 

      Incontinence

    • E. 

      Dementia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is incorrect? Key messages of nutrition education targeting a healthy, elderly population should include:
    • A. 

      Eat a variety of foods

    • B. 

      Choose foods which are nutrient dense

    • C. 

      Limit alcohol intake

    • D. 

      Choose foods high in protein

    • E. 

      Enjoy regular physical activity

  • 7. 
    Possible barriers to food intake in the elderly may include:
    • A. 

      Social isolation

    • B. 

      Physical handicap

    • C. 

      Difficulties in food preparation

    • D. 

      Economic hardship

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The recommended BMI range in the aged is between:
    • A. 

      18.5 to 23

    • B. 

      22 to 28

    • C. 

      20 to 25

    • D. 

      25 to 30

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A score of 6 on the checklist developed by the Australian Nutrition Screening Initiative would indicate:
    • A. 

      No nutritional concerns

    • B. 

      Low nutritional risk

    • C. 

      Moderate nutritional risk

    • D. 

      High nutritional risk

    • E. 

      Six areas of concern regarding nutritional intake

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is thought to assist in the compression of morbidity towards the end of life?
    • A. 

      Being socially isolated

    • B. 

      Reducing food variety

    • C. 

      Ensuring a high nutrient density of foods consumed

    • D. 

      Reducing regular physical activity

    • E. 

      Restricting phytochemical density of foods consumed

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