Nutrition Lect 3 Part 1

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Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

Medical nutrition therapy, dietary approaches to stop hypertension, DASH study, Theraputic Lifestyle Changes, carbohydrates, glycemic index


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the highest level of sodium that is considered acceptable by the National High Blood Pressure Education Program and 2005 "U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans?
    • A. 

      1,000 mg/day

    • B. 

      1,800 mg/day

    • C. 

      2,300 mg/day

    • D. 

      3,000 mg/day

  • 2. 
    T/F According to the Institute of Medicine 1,500mg/day of sodium is recommended as an adequate intake level and goal (This recommendation is more recent than those of the National High Blood Pressure Education Program and 2005 "U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The current statistics indicate that U.S men eat _________ mg/day of sodium and women eat about _______ mg/day
    • A. 

      3,300, 2,200

    • B. 

      4,200, 3,300

    • C. 

      5,000, 3, 300

  • 4. 
    What are four things you can recommend to patients to prevent hypertension? (Click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Maintain healthy body weight

    • B. 

      Moderate physical activity most days of the week

    • C. 

      Light physical activity everyday of the week

    • D. 

      Healthy eating plan includes foods lower in sodium

    • E. 

      Alcohol in moderation if at all

  • 5. 
    According to the JNC guidelines what is the criteria for normal blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Systolic less than 120 and diastolic less than 80

    • B. 

      Systolic less than 130 and diastolic less than 85

    • C. 

      Systolic less than 140 and diastolic less than 75

    • D. 

      Systolic less than 150 and diastolic less than 80

  • 6. 
    According to the JNC 7 guidelines, what blood pressure measurements are considered pre-hypertensive?
    • A. 

      A systolic between 130-140 or a diastolic between 80-90

    • B. 

      A systolic between 135-145 or a diastolic between 85-90

    • C. 

      A systolic between 120-139 or a diastolic between 80-90

    • D. 

      A systolic between 120-140 or a diastolic between 89-95

  • 7. 
    According to the JNC 7 guidelines, which of the following describes hypertensive blood pressure measurements?
    • A. 

      A systolic greater than 135 and a diastolic greater than 85

    • B. 

      A systolic greater than 139 and a diastolic greater than 90

    • C. 

      A systolic greater than 145 and a diastolic greater than 85

    • D. 

      A systolic greater than 140 and a diastolic greater than 90

  • 8. 
    What does the DASH acronym stand for?
    • A. 

      Dietary Approach to salt habits

    • B. 

      Dietary Approaches to stop hypertension

    • C. 

      Dietary Approach to solve hypertension

    • D. 

      Dietary Approach to simplify hypertension

  • 9. 
    T/F The DASH eating plans suggests foods that are low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and total fat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    T/F The DASH eating plan emphasizes fruits, vegetables and whole milk and milk products
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    T/F The DASH diet plan recommends eating whole grain products, fish, poultry, and nuts to stop hypertension
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 12. 
    T/F The DASH eating plan, when compared to a typical American diet, is low in lean read meat, sweets, added sugars, and sugar containing beverages
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    T/F The DASH eating plan recommends a diet rich in potassium, magnesium, and calcium, as well as protein and fiber
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 14. 
    T/F Hypertension affects > 55 million American adults (1 in 3) and it is more common among African Americans (who tend to develop it at an earlier age)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 15. 
    What percentage of American adults (>18 years of age) have pre-hypertension. (hint: 59 million people)
    • A. 

      ~23%

    • B. 

      ~25%

    • C. 

      ~28%

    • D. 

      ~30%

  • 16. 
    T/F Hypertension is common among older Americans. Persons with a normal BP at age 55 have less than a 50% lifetime risk of developing hypertension
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the appropriate diagnosis for a 31 year old female with a blood pressure of 146/96?
    • A. 

      Pre-hypertension

    • B. 

      Stage I hypertension

    • C. 

      Stage 2 hypertension

    • D. 

      Elevated BP without diagnosis of hypertension

  • 18. 
    Which of the following should be done to ensure an accurate blood pressure measurement? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      At least two measurements should be made

    • B. 

      Appropriate sized cuff is important: cuff bladder encircles at least 90% of the arm

    • C. 

      Pt. should be seated quietly for at least 5 min in a chair (not the exam table)

    • D. 

      Pt. feet on the floor and the arm supported at heart level

    • E. 

      Appropriate sized cuff is important: cuff bladder encircles at least 80% of the arm

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the most important initial treatment for hypertension?
    • A. 

      Lifestyle modification

    • B. 

      Anti-hypertensive medication

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    When addressing lifestyle modifications to treat hypertension, a weight reduction recommendation is to have a BMI between 18.5-24.9. This will decrease you systolic blood pressure reading by how much per 10 kg lost?
    • A. 

      2-10 mm/Hg

    • B. 

      5-10 mm/Hg

    • C. 

      5-20 mm/Hg

    • D. 

      15-20 mm/Hg

  • 21. 
    T/F The DASH eating plan can reduce one's systolic blood pressure reading by 8-14 mmHg
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    T/F A sodium reduction to < 2400mg a day will decrease your systolic blood pressure by 2-8 mm/Hg
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 23. 
    According to the lifestyle modification slide in our notes, physical activity consisting of aerobic activity  for at least 30 min.day, most days of the week will decrease your systolic blood pressure by how much?
    • A. 

      5-7 mm/Hg

    • B. 

      4-9 mm/Hg

    • C. 

      10-12 mm/Hg

    • D. 

      20-30 mm/Hg

  • 24. 
    T/F Drinking alcohol in moderation (men 2 or less drinks/day, women 1/day) may reduce your systolic blood pressure by 2-4 mm/Hg
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Your patient's blood pressure is 117/76- would you encourage lifestyle modification?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 26. 
    Your patient has a blood pressure of 120/88 and you have determined that he is pre-hypertensive. What would you recommend to treat this blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Lifestyle modification

    • B. 

      Thiazide-type diuretics

    • C. 

      ACE inhibitors

    • D. 

      2 drug combo

  • 27. 
    A 35 year old female presents with a blood pressure of 160/100. What stage of hypertension is she in?
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Pre-Hypertensive

    • C. 

      Stage I hypertension

    • D. 

      Stage II hypertension

    • E. 

      Stage III hypertension

  • 28. 
    A 50 year old male presents to your office for a physical. You notice his blood pressure has been in stage I hypertension range for the last two visits and you want to begin treatment. What would you recommend? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Lifestyle modification

    • B. 

      Thiazide diuretics, ACE Inhibitor, ARB, BB, CCB or combo

    • C. 

      2 drug combo

  • 29. 
    What treatment would you recommend to your patients with stage 2 hypertension?
    • A. 

      Lifestyle modification

    • B. 

      Thiazide diuretics, ACE Inhibitor, ARB, BB, CCB or combo

    • C. 

      2 drug combo for most patients: thiazide-type diuretic and ACI, ARB, BB, or CCB

  • 30. 
    The 1st DASH study compared which 3 eating plans? (click 3)
    • A. 

      Typical American Diet

    • B. 

      Typical American Diet + more fruits and veggies

    • C. 

      Typical American diet + more fish and nuts

    • D. 

      DASH diet + more fruits and veggies

    • E. 

      DASH diet

  • 31. 
    The results of the first DASH study showed a reduction in which two eating plans?
    • A. 

      DASH

    • B. 

      Typical American Diet

    • C. 

      Typical American Diet + more fruits and veggies

    • D. 

      Atkin's Diet

    • E. 

      Body for life diet

  • 32. 
    During the first DASH study, how soon were blood pressure reductions evident?
    • A. 

      1 day

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      2 weeks

    • D. 

      1 month

    • E. 

      4 months

  • 33. 
    T/F In the first DASH study, DASH was shown to have the greatest effect on BP when compared to the typical American diet and the typical American diet + more fruits and veggies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    T/F The second dash study looked at the effect on BP of a reduced dietary sodium intake as participants followed either the DASH eating plan or the typical American Diet. The participants followed one of the diet plans and then followed for a month at each of 3 sodium levels (3,300mg/day, 2,300 mg/day,1,500 mg/day)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Results of the 2nd DASH study showed that reducing dietary sodium lowered blood pressure for both eating plans. What was the eating plan and sodium level that showed the greatest BP reductions/
    • A. 

      The DASH eating plan with 3,300 mg/day of sodium

    • B. 

      The DASH eating plan with 2,300 mg/day of sodium

    • C. 

      The DASH eating plan with 1,500 mg/day of sodium

    • D. 

      The typical American diet with 1,500 mg/day of sodium

    • E. 

      They typical American diet with 1,000 mg/day of sodium

  • 36. 
    T/F Saturated Fat is the main dietary cause of high blood cholesterol?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Where are saturated fats found? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Fruits, nuts, and chocolate

    • B. 

      Foods from animals (beef, veal, lamb, pork, butter, milk, cheese)

    • C. 

      Vegetable oil, hummus, and cheeses (as well as other animal products)

    • D. 

      Some plant food (coconut, coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, cocoa butter)

    • E. 

      Barley, rice, fish, soybean, corn

  • 38. 
    T/F Saturated fat, hydrogenated fat, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, and trans fatty acids all raise your blood cholesterol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 39. 
    T/F Margarine and shortening are both products that have undergone a chemical process called hydrogenation. Both margarine and shortening lower blood cholesterol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    What are two examples of hydrogenated fat? (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Margarine

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Oils from plants

    • D. 

      Shortening

    • E. 

      Nuts

  • 41. 
    Where can you find polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats? (Click 3)
    • A. 

      Seeds and oils from plants (soybean, corn, safflower, olive and sunflower)

    • B. 

      Plant products (coconut, coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, cocoa butter)

    • C. 

      Fish (salmon, trout, herring)

    • D. 

      Nuts (walnuts)

    • E. 

      Margarine, shortening, cooking oils

  • 42. 
    T/F Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats may help lower cholesterol levels when used in place of saturated and trans fats. They exist is two forms: 'Cis' and 'Trans'- depending on the physical positioning of hydrogen atoms around the carbon chain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    T/F Trans fatty acids are formed during hydrogenation. During this process, Cis double bonds convert to trans double bonds and fatty acids become unsaturated
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    What % of you total daily caloric intake should be trans fatty acids? (remember trans fatty acids are found in small amounts in animal products, margarine, shortening, and cooking oils)
    • A. 

      .5%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      8%

  • 45. 
    T/F Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs) tend to raise LDL and lower HDL when used instead of cis fatty acids or natural oils. It is difficult to estimate the amount of TFAs in foods because there are no standard methods
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    T/F Trans Fatty Acids may raise blood cholesterol levels more than saturated fats
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 47. 
    When deciding between butter or margarine, always keep in mind that the more liquid the margarine the _______ hydrogenated it is and the ______ trans fatty acids it contains.
    • A. 

      More, more

    • B. 

      Less, less

    • C. 

      Less, more

    • D. 

      More, less

  • 48. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines which of the following is considered the optimal LDL cholesterol level?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

      100-129

    • D. 

      130-159

  • 49. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines, which LDL cholesterol value is considered near optimal/above optimal
    • A. 

    • B. 

      100-129

    • C. 

      130-159

    • D. 

      160-189

  • 50. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines, what LDL cholesterol value is considered Borderline High?
    • A. 

      100-129

    • B. 

      130-159

    • C. 

      160-189

    • D. 

      >190

  • 51. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines, which LDL cholesterol level is considered high?
    • A. 

      130-159

    • B. 

      160-189

    • C. 

      >190

    • D. 

      >200

  • 52. 
    According to the ATP III Guidelines, which of the following LDL cholesterol value is considered very high?
    • A. 

      130-159

    • B. 

      160-189

    • C. 

      >190

    • D. 

      >200

  • 53. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines, what value is considered the desirable total cholesterol level?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 54. 
    According to the ATP III Guidelines, what total cholesterol value(s) are considered borderline high?
    • A. 

      150-200

    • B. 

      200-239

    • C. 

      200-255

    • D. 

      250-300

  • 55. 
    According the the ATP III guidelines, what total cholesterol value is considered high?
    • A. 

      >150

    • B. 

      >200

    • C. 

      >240

    • D. 

      >260

    • E. 

      >300

  • 56. 
    According to the ATP III Guidelines, what HDL cholesterol value is considered low?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 57. 
    According to the ATP III guidelines, which HDL cholesterol value is considered high?
    • A. 

      >40

    • B. 

      >50

    • C. 

      >60

    • D. 

      >60

  • 58. 
    T/F Smoking, hypertension, low HDL cholesterol, family history of premature Coronary Heart Disease, and age are all major risk factors that modify LDL goals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    One major risk factor that modifies LDL goals is a family history of premature CHD. CHD in male first degree  relative less than ____ years old; CHD in female first degree relative less than ____ years old are considered premature.
    • A. 

      45, 55

    • B. 

      50, 60

    • C. 

      55, 65

    • D. 

      65, 75

  • 60. 
    T/F Low HDL Cholesterol (<40 mg/dL) is not considered a major risk fator that modifies LDL goals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    Age is considered a risk factor that modifies LDL goals. Men over ____ years; women ____ years are considered at risk.
    • A. 

      35, 45

    • B. 

      45, 55

    • C. 

      55, 65

    • D. 

      65, 75

  • 62. 
    If someone has zero to one risk factor that modifies LDL cholesterol goals, what is their LDL goal?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

      < 160

    • D. 

  • 63. 
    If a patient has multiple (2+) risk factors  that modify LDL cholestrol goals- they are a cigarette smoker and have an HDL of 38 mg.dL. What is their modified LDL cholesterol goal?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 64. 
    T/F If a patient has CHD and CHD risk equivalents their modified LDL cholesterol goal is < 100mg/dL
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    Which of the following are considered CHD risk equivalents?
    • A. 

      Multiple risk factors that conger a 10-year risk for CHD > 20%

    • B. 

      Low HDL cholesterol

    • C. 

      Clinical forms of atherosclerotic disease including peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and symptomatic carotid artery disease

    • D. 

      Diabetes

    • E. 

      Age: over 45 in men and over 55 in women

  • 66. 
    Which of the following are considered Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) for lowering LDL cholesterol? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Reduce intake of saturated fats to

    • B. 

      Reduce intake of cholesterol to < 200mg/day

    • C. 

      Reduce intake of cholesterol to

    • D. 

      Eat plant stanols/sterols (2g/day) and increase viscous fiber to 10-25 g/day (stanols and sterols are cholesterols that are not absorbed in the intestines and are produced by plants)

    • E. 

      Weight reduction and increased physical activity

  • 67. 
    The nutrient composition of the Therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) for lowering LDL recommend what amount of polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat?
    • A. 

      Polyunsaturated fat- up to 20% of total calories and monounsaturated fat- up to 10% of total calories

    • B. 

      Polyunsaturated fat-up to 10% of total calories and monounsaturated fat-up to 20% of total calories

    • C. 

      Both polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat should be 10% of total calories each

  • 68. 
    T/F According to the TLC diet, the recommended intake of total fat should be 25-35 % of the total calories consumed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    T/F According to the TLC diet, the recommended intake of carbohydrates should be 25-35 % of the total calories consumed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    T/F According to the TLC diet, the recommended intake of protein should be ~15% of the total calories consumed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
     T/F According to the TLC diet, the recommended intake of fiber is 20-30 g/day, cholesterol < 200 mg/day, and the total amount of calories should be consumed to balance energy intake and expenditure to maintain desirable body weight/ prevent weight gain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    What should you recommend to your patients on the first visit of implementing the TLC diet (Therapeutic lifestyle changes for lowering LDL)? Hint: this is when you begin lifestyle therapies. (Choose 3)
    • A. 

      Emphasize reduction in saturated fat and cholesterol

    • B. 

      Consider adding plant stanols/sterols to diet

    • C. 

      Increase fiber intake

    • D. 

      Encourage moderate physical activity

    • E. 

      Consider a referral to a dietitian

  • 73. 
    What should you recommend to your patients on the second visit of implementing the TLC diet (Therapeutic lifestyle changes for lowering LDL)? Hint: This occurs 6 weeks after the initial visit and if the goal is not achieved, do the following to intensify LDL lowering treatment (click all 4 that apply)
    • A. 

      Reinforce reduction in saturated fat and cholesterol and intensify LDL-lowering treatment if LDL goal is not achieved

    • B. 

      Consider adding plant stanols/sterols

    • C. 

      Consider referral to dietitian

    • D. 

      Encourage moderate physical activity

    • E. 

      Increase fiber intake

  • 74. 
    What should you recommend to your patients on the third visit of implementing the TLC diet (Therapeutic lifestyle changes for lowering LDL)? Hint: This occurs 6 weeks after the second visit and the LDL goal has not been achieved.  (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Consider adding drug Tx

    • B. 

      Initiate Tx for metabolic syndrome

    • C. 

      Intensify weight management and physical activity

    • D. 

      Consider referral to dietician

    • E. 

      Increase fiber intake

  • 75. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of carbohydrates? (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Primary function is to provide energy for the body, especially the brain and nervous system

    • B. 

      They are broken down into glucose by amylase

    • C. 

      They are classified as simple or complex. Simple have one sugar and complex have more than two sugars

    • D. 

      They are classified as simple or complex, Simple have one or two sugars and complex have three or more sugars

  • 76. 
    Fructose and galacotse are examples of ________ sugars from foods, and lactose, maltose, and sucrose are examples of _______ sugars
    • A. 

      Single, double

    • B. 

      Double, single

    • C. 

      Double, triple

    • D. 

      Triple

  • 77. 
    Lactose is found in _1_____, maltose is found in _____2____, and sucrose is found in______3____. These are all examples of double sugars
    • A. 

      1-vegetables and beer, 2-dairy, 3- table sugar

    • B. 

      1-dairy, 2-table sugar, 3- vegetables and beer

    • C. 

      1-dairy, 2-vegetables and beer, 3-table sugar

  • 78. 
    T/F Simple carbohydrates are found in foods such as breads, legumes, rice, pasta, and starchy vegetables
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    T/F Complex carbohydrates provide vitamins, minerals and fiber. These can be found in fruit, milk, veggies, cake, candy and other refined sugar products
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    Which of the following are benefits of carbohydrate counting? Remember that the right amount of carbohydrates depend on many factors including activity level and medications.
    • A. 

      It is a planning technique to help assess the brain and nervous system functioning

    • B. 

      It is a meal planning technique for diabetics in an effort to gain better blood sugar. Keeping in mind that the maximum intake is 45-60 g/meal.

    • C. 

      It helps one measure how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose levels

    • D. 

      It is a meal planning technique that allows one to assess portion sizes in regard to carbohydrates

  • 81. 
    Which of the following is/are examples of foods containing 15 grams of carbohydrates? (Click all that apply)
    • A. 

      1/2 cup of canned or frozen fruit

    • B. 

      3 small cookies

    • C. 

      1 slice of bread (1oz) or 1 (6 inch) tortilla

    • D. 

      1/4 of a large baked potato

    • E. 

      10 chicken nuggets

  • 82. 
    When considering the plate method of eating, which food should fill the largest section of the plate?
    • A. 

      Fruit or fruit salad

    • B. 

      Non-Starchy vegetables

    • C. 

      Meat or meat substitutes

    • D. 

      Starchy vegetables

    • E. 

      Any vegetable

  • 83. 
    When considering the plate method, which two foods should be placed in the small sections of the plate?
    • A. 

      Starchy foods and meat or meat substitutes

    • B. 

      Starchy foods and fruits

    • C. 

      Meat and fruits

    • D. 

      Non-starchy foods and starchy foods

  • 84. 
    T/F The following instructions are accurate with regards to the plate method of eating: fill the largest section of the plate and starchy foods and meat or meat substitutes in the small sections. Also, add an 8 oz glass of non-fat or low-fat milk and a piece of fruit of 1/2 cup of fruit salad
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 85. 
    What is defined as a measure of how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose levels. Hint: a food with a high ______ raises blood glucose more than a food with a medium or low one.
    • A. 

      Nutritional deficiencies

    • B. 

      Glycemic index (GI)

    • C. 

      TLC

    • D. 

      Carbohydrate counting

    • E. 

      Glucose index (GI)

  • 86. 
    T/F 100% stone-ground whole wheat or pumpernickel bread, oatmeal, rice, corn, and most fruits are all foods with a low glycemic index (GI) (55 or less)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    T/F Foods with a medium glycemic index (56-69) include whole wheat, rye, and pita bread, quick oats, and brown, wild or basmati rice and couscous
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 88. 
    T/F Foods with a high glycemic index (60 or more) include white bread or bagel, corn flakes, puffed rice, macaroni and cheese from mix, and melons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    T/F The riper the fruit or vegetable the higher the glycemic index
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    T/F Juice has a higher GI than whole fruit and a mashed potato has a higher GI than a whole baked potato
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    T/F Al dente pasta has a lower Glycemic index than soft-cooked pasta
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    T/F Converted long-grain rice has a lower GI than brown rice, but short grain-white rice has a higher GI than brown rice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    T/F The glycemic index of foods is different when eaten alone than when it is combined with other foods. When eating a high GI food, you can combine it with other low GI foods to balance out the effect on blood glucose levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    T/F Many nutritious foods have a higher glycemic index than foods with little nutritional value
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False