nutrition ch. 2 terms.txt

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  1. The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) are appropriately used for all of the following except
    estimating the nutrient needs of persons with medical problems.
  2. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines encourage Americans to consume less
    added sugars
  3. The percentages of the Daily Values on food packages are given in terms of a person requiring ____ calories each day.
  4. Which of the following groups is de-emphasized in the USDA MyPlate Food Guide?
  5. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are intended for healthy adults and children ages _____ and older.
  6. When referring to the DRI recommended intakes, it is important to remember that
    they are based on the latest available scientific research.
  7. Concerned about the toxic effects of added nutrients in fortified foods and supplements, when eaten in addition to staple foods, scientists established the ____ category of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI).
    Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL)
  8. What are the "ABCDMV" principles of diet planning?
    Adequacy, balance, kcalorie control, nutrient density, moderation, and variet
  9. Which of the following establishes population-wide average requirements used by nutrition policymakers?
    Estimated Average Requirements
  10. Any food providing 10% or more of the Daily Value for a nutrient is considered to be a _____ source of the nutrient.
  11. Providing enough, but not an excess, of a food is a diet-planning principle known as
  12. The primary difference between recommendations for nutrient intakes and values set for energy intake is that the value for energy intake is not generous.
  13. The absence of a Tolerable Upper Intake Level for a nutrient implies that it is safe to consume in any amount.
  14. As more research is showing the possible benefits of phytochemicals for health, the best way to approach consuming them in your diet is to
    include a variety of fruits and vegetables containing phytochemicals in your diet
  15. The DRI Committee recommended a diet that contains ____% of its calories from carbohydrate.
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nutrition ch. 2 terms.txt
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