nutrition

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klvsck
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1199
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nutrition
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2009-11-19 23:54:42
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nutrition quiz 3
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digestion, absorption and metabolism
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  1. which hormone triggers the release of gastric juices
    gastrin
  2. area of the stomach that bolus of food enters first is
    fundus
  3. factor that does not contribute to one's basal metabolic rate (BMR)
    daily activity
  4. metabolism is the body's
    use of food to create energy
  5. factors that might increase someone's BMR
    fever, lactation, & pregnancy
  6. nutrients that enable the body to use energy
    vitamins
  7. organic compounds that are essential in small amounts for body processes
    vitamins
  8. example of a fat-soluble vitamin is
    vit. K
  9. consequence of vit. D deficiency

    rickets

  10. best source of vit. D
    sunlight
  11. what are the best dietary sources of vit. K
    green, leafy veggies
  12. deficiency in this vit. occures, there is an increased chance of neural tube defects
    folate
  13. a client w/ faulty fat absorption, after extensive antibiotic therapy or as an antidote for an overdose of a blood thinner may need to be given

    vit. K
  14. one way to maintain vit. and minerals while cooking:
    steaming. heat canned veggies quickly & in their own juice

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