HLTH 330 Quiz Food Choices

HLTH 330 Quiz: Food Choices, Tools, Guidelines, Digestion, and Carbohydrates

  1. With of the following represents the correct order of steps of the scientific method?
  2. ___ are studies that explore the effects of altering people’s diets.
  3. All of the following are examples of lipids except
  4. The observations and hypotheses that arise from epidemiology can be tested using:
  5. The top three causes of death in the US include stroke, cancer, and heart disease. All of these conditions are thought to be exacerbated by:
  6. Some nutrient deficiencies occur quickly, whereas others take more time to develop. Which hot the following nutrient deficiencies are listed in the order reflecting most quickly to least quickly?
  7. In nutrition, the scientific method is used to
  8. Over time, consuming excess or insufficient amounts of one or more nutrients will result in malnutrition.
  9. Typically, less processed foods have lower nutrient density.
  10. Minerals are classified as micronutrients.
  11. All six classes of nutrients play important roles in regulating body processes.
  12. Chronic overconsumption of kcalories and certain nutrients from foods can cause health problems.
  13. Choosing a variety of foods is important because no single food can provide all the nutrients the body needs for optimal health.
  14. Dietary supplements:
  15. Which of the following is NOT a component of the DASH Diet?
  16. To decrease your chance of getting a food-borne illness, you should:
  17. DRIs vary based on each of these EXCEPT:
  18. Which of the following pieces of information is NOT required on the foods label?
  19. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that no more than ___ percent of calories come from saturated fat.
  20. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans promote a minimum of ___ minutes of moderate exercise weekly.
  21. The Estimated Energy Requirements (EER) estimate calorie needs to promote weight loss among adults.
  22. A qualified health claim does not have the same amount of research to support it as a health claim.
  23. Ingredients on a food label are listed in descending order by weight.
  24. Food labels are designed to help consumers make wise food choices at the point of purchase.
  25. The EARs are set higher than the RDAs.
  26. An ingredient list is required on all products containing more than one ingredient.
  27. Dietary supplements are required to carry a Supplement Facts panel similar to the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels.
  28. lubricates, moistens, and protects the cells within the mucosa.
  29. The exchange of nutrients and gases occurs across the thin walls of the
  30. When you eat a taco, the tortilla, meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomato are broken apart, releasing the nutrients and other food components they contain. This process is called:
  31. ____ neutralizes the acidic chyme as it enters the small intestine.
  32. When the epiglottis doesn’t move correctly, it can lead to
  33. Vitamin E and fatty acids are absorbed via
  34. Which of the following substances is not absorbed by the human body?
  35. The mass of chewed food that is swallowed is called
  36. During swallowing, the air passages are blocked by a flap of tissue called the esophagus.
  37. Cellular respiration uses oxygen to convert glucose, fatty acids, and amino acids into carbon dioxide, water, and ATP.
  38. Excess amino acids are converted to body fat.
  39. The majority of absorption occurs in the stomach.
  40. Nutrients are used for energy or to synthesize substances in the body after they are absorbed.
  41. Glucagon:
  42. Starch and dietary fiber are classified as:
  43. Glycemic index is a measure of:
  44. Which is less refined?
  45. Which of the following is a major dietary source of soluble fiber:
  46. Increased consumption of refined carbohydrates in the past few decades has been implicated in causing obesity.
  47. Reducing added sugars reduces calorie intake without reducing essential nutrients.
  48. Dental caries, or cavities, are the best-documented health problem associated with carbohydrate intake.
  49. The grams of sugar on the food label do not differentiate between natural and added sugars.
  50. Maltose and lactose are examples of complex carbohydrates.
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