chapter 8 nutrition

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  1. Proteins contain __________ atoms, and carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Understand that ________ _____ are the building blocks of protein.
    NITROGEN

    AMINO ACIDS
  2. The water of beverages and the water found in solid foods meet almost all our body's water needs daily
    ANSWER: True


    • Which of these is a symptom of deydration?
    • ANSWER: thirst


    • Which of these is the most abundant mineral in the body?
    • ANSWER: calcium
  3. Which of these is the best source of calcium?
    ANSWER: milk

    • Where is most of your body's phosphorus found?
    • ANSWER: bone

    • What food is not a good source of iron?
    • ANSWER: milk

    • Which of these makes it most likely for a person to develop a thiamin deficiency?
    • ANSWER: alcoholism

    • Which of the minerals is the major positively charged ion found outside the cells?
    • ANSWER: sodium

    • Which of these minerals is the major positively charged ion inside body cells?
    • ANSWER: potassium

    • Which of these foods contribute the highest amount of sodium in the U.S. diet?
    • ANSWER: processed foods (fast foods, smoked meats, etc)

    • The DASH diet is designed to lower the risk of/help treat ________.
    • ANSWER: hypertension

    • Which of these is the richest source of potassium?
    • ANSWER: fresh fruits and vegetables

    • Which of the following conditions results from an iodine deficiency?
    • ANSWER: goiter
  4. Which of these individuals is at the LOWEST risk of an iron deficiency?
    ANSWER: a middle-aged male
  5. Which of the following must be available for thyroxine to be produced?
    ANSWER: iodine
  6. Which vitamin enhances the absorption of iron
    ANSWER: vitamin C

    • Which of these promotes the absorption of iron?
    • ANSWER: MFP factor
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