Nutrition Unit Exam
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by Jessica Smith
| 45 Questions
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The process by which the body takes in and uses food
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A guide for making healthful daily food choices
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Starches and sugars in foods
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Substances intentionally added to foods to produce a desired effect
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An indigestible complex carbohydrate
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Food poisoning
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A disorder characterized by compulsive overeating
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Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues
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A nonfood form of one or more nutrients
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A desire rather than a need to eat
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Complex carbohydrates are found in
Fruit
Milk
Sugarcane
Whole Grains
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Fats are a type of
Lipid
Mineral
Vitamin
Protein
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Fat-soluble vitamins
do not build up in the body
are absorbed by fat
are not needed by the body
pass easily into the bloodstream
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The nutrient that makes up the greatest percentage of the body is
Vitamin C
Water
Complex Carbohydrates
Protein
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Which of the following is NOT a food group?
bread, cereal, rice, pasta
vegetable
milk, yogurt, cheese
fats, oils, sweets
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The Nutrition Facts panel on food labels includes information on
the number of calories per serving
the price per unit
the expiration date
the cooking process used
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The main source of energy from the body comes from
minerals
vitamins
carbohydrates
water
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Eating foods with fiber
help prevent intestinal problems
increases the risk of certain cancers
can cause heart problems or complications
increases blood cholesterol levels
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What food is a good source of vitamin A?
citrus fruits
whole grain cereals
carrots
all of the above
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Food additives are used in food products to
enhance the food's flavor
improve the food's color
lengthen its storage life
all of the above
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What food is a good source of Vitamin C?
citrus fruits
whole grain cereals
carrots
water
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Fad diets, liquid diets and fasting are dangerous because they
do not provide necessary nutrients
are expensive weight loss methods
cause a person to become hydrated
involve discussion with a health care professional
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Hunger is
a desire for food
a physical need for food
a response to stretched stomach walls
a learned response
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Anorexia nervosa
is not as serious as bulimia
is serious, but not life threatening
usually goes away on its own
has effects similar to malnutrition
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People's food choices are NOT affected by
cultural and ethnic background
convenience
hunger
family and friends
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The term light refers to foods with no amount, or an insignificant amount, of total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars or calories.
True
False
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Fish, meat and eggs are rich in carbohydrates.
True
False
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Water is a nutrient that is vital to every body function.
True
False
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Corn syrup is a type of protein.
True
False
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The footnote, or lower part of the Nutrition Facts panel, is the same from product to product.
True
False
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Fasting for more than short periods deprives your body of needed nutrients.
True
False
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You can use and store a product after its expiration date.
True
False
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Bulimia and binge eating are the same because they involves cycles of overeating.
True
False
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Fatty acids are classified as either saturated or unsaturated.
True
False
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BMI evaluates your body size in relation to your height and weight.
True
False
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You need 5-7 servings of fruits each day.
True
False
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Ingredients are listed in ascending order (least to most).
True
False
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The repeated pattern of loss and regain of body weight is called bicycling.
True
False
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Bulimia and Anorexia are each types of eating disorders.
True
False
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All dietary supplements are risk free.
True
False
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How do the ideas of variety, moderation and balance apply to healthful eating?
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What are the four steps to reduce foodborne illness?
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List two examples of risky weight loss strategies.
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Compare and contrast vitamins and minerals.
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What is the formula to find someone's BMI (body mass index)?
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