nutrition researchers rely on the ___ method which involves making observations, asking questions, and developing hypotheses.
which of the following is an example of a My Plate sering of fruit? 1 cup of dried cranberries, 1 cup of fruit-flavored drink, 1/2 cup of sliced peaches, 1 cup of 100% grape juice
1 cup of 100% grape juice
malnutrition refers to...
undernutrition AND over nutrition
an explanation of phenomenon that has numerous lines of evidenc by different researchers to support it is called a...
the absence of __ from the MyPlate icon draws criticism from some experts in nutrition and health.
energy requirements and physical acivity, serving sizes
name to sedentnary activites
watching tv for 6 hrs, working at the computer for 8 hrs
Why is the mediterranean diet pyramid highly recommended as a diet planning tool?
People in that area of the world have the highest adult life expectancy, and lowest rates of chronic disease
when body tissues have enough nutrients to support normal metabolic function
excess intake of calories oftenleading to obestity
when sufficient nutrients are not consumed to meet one's needs
over nutrition may result from
prolonged consumption of mega doses of vitamins and minerals
avoiding megadoses of nutritions AND paying attention to portion sizes of foods
Dietary Guidlines for Americans,2010 most important issues is..
the umbrella term that describes all nutrient recommendations is..
Dietary Reference intakes
MyPlate says a serving of protein is..
1/4 cup cooked dry beans, 1 egg, 1 ounce meat
What distinguishes ounces from fluid ounces
ounces are a measure of weight whereas fluid ounces are a measure of volume
the nutrient density of food is determined by comparing the calories it provides with its...
Vitamin, Mineral, AND protein content
DRI covers these four recommendations
RDA, AI, EER, UL
A food must be a good source of fiber, protein, vitamin a/c calcium or iron (before fortification) and not contain more than 13 grams of fat, 4 grams of saturated fat, 60 milligrams of cholesterol, or 480 milligrams of sodium, in order to be labeled with...
a health claim
what MUST appear on nutrition facts food label?
fiber, sugar, total calories, protien
T/F it is possible to be both under and over nourished at the same time