Nutrition 100 Final

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are you ready?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Harmful phytochemicals: Green potatoes = _____, a potent neurotoxin that can reult in death
    • A. 

      Solanin

  • 3. 
    Harmful phytochemical: Cassava = ______, third world countries, soak for three days
    • A. 

      Cyanide

  • 4. 
    Harmful phytochemicals: ______ fruit, banned from the US
    • A. 

      Ackee

  • 5. 
    Phytochemicals: tomatoes = __________
    • A. 

      Lycopene

  • 6. 
    Phytochemicals: blueberries = ________.
    • A. 

      Anthocyanin

  • 7. 
    Phytochemicals, dark chocolate = __________.
    • A. 

      Flavonoids

  • 8. 
    ______ inhibit non-heme iron absorption and are in black tea, cola, coffe, chocolate, and red wine.
    • A. 

      Tannins

  • 9. 
    _________ is when small infants and their mothers have iron deficiency.
    • A. 

      Microsomia

  • 10. 
    During pregnancy, deficiency of _________ is associated with neural tube defects.
    • A. 

      Folate

    • B. 

      Folic acid

    • C. 

      Folacin

  • 11. 
    During pregnancy, ______ supports thyroid function, protein tissue construction and maintenence.
    • A. 

      Iodine

  • 12. 
    ______________ in EPA/DHA are necessary during pregnancy for neural development of the fetus. Can get it from fish oil.
    • A. 

      Omega 3 fatty acids

  • 13. 
    Average weight gain for woman during pregnancy is ____ lbs.
    • A. 

      25-35

  • 14. 
    H20 (water) makes up biggest portion fo adult body weight, ________ percent.
    • A. 

      60-70

  • 15. 
    Need ______ cups of water per day.
    • A. 

      8-12

  • 16. 
    Including solid foods, need __________ cups of water per day.
    • A. 

      11-15

  • 17. 
    Iron deficiency is associated with decreased immunity, decreased wound healing, decreased resistance to cold, decreased energy, concentration, and reactivity, pale scane, concave nails, and decreased _______________.
    • A. 

      Cognitive function

  • 18. 
    Current recommendation for sodium intake is les than ______ mg per day, which is equivalent to 1tsp of salt.
    • A. 

      2300

  • 19. 
    Iron overloadis caused by massive suppliment doses and ______________________, linked to HIV. problems include tissue damage (heart, liver), fatigue, invectinos, and LDL oxidation (heart diseased)
    • A. 

      Hereditary hemochromatosis

  • 20. 
    Girls growth spurt is___.
    • A. 

      9-12

  • 21. 
    Boys growth spurt is ____.
    • A. 

      12-14

  • 22. 
    ________ is important to breast feeding because it contains higher levels of proteins, minerals, and antibodies. It has a protective benefit and is only present for the first few days.
    • A. 

      Colostrum

  • 23. 
    __________ is a common problem with older people, who don't sense thirst, are concerned about constinence, and have difficulty swallowing.
    • A. 

      Dehydration

  • 24. 
    ___________ - dietary approaches to stop hypertension. love salt, high fruit/beg, low-fat dairy.
    • A. 

      DASH diet

  • 25. 
    _______ - underground, comes from resevoirs between layers of rock. absorbs minerals from rocks.
    • A. 

      Mineral water