chapter 8 nutrition

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chapter 8 nutrition
2010-09-07 14:10:27
chapter nutrition

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.

  2. The water of beverages and the water found in solid foods meet almost all our body's water needs daily
    ANSWER: True
  3. Which of these is a symptom of deydration?
    ANSWER: thirst
  4. Which of these is the most abundant mineral in the body?
    ANSWER: calcium
  5. Which of these is the best source of calcium?
    ANSWER: milk
  6. Where is most of your body's phosphorus found?
    ANSWER: bone
  7. What food is not a good source of iron?
    ANSWER: milk
  8. Which of these makes it most likely for a person to develop a thiamin deficiency?
    ANSWER: alcoholism
  9. Which of the minerals is the major positively charged ion found outside the cells?
    ANSWER: sodium
  10. Which of these minerals is the major positively charged ion inside body cells?
    ANSWER: potassium
  11. Which of these foods contribute the highest amount of sodium in the U.S. diet?
    ANSWER: processed foods (fast foods, smoked meats, etc)
  12. The DASH diet is designed to lower the risk of/help treat ________.
    ANSWER: hypertension
  13. Which of these is the richest source of potassium?
    ANSWER: fresh fruits and vegetables
  14. Which of the following conditions results from an iodine deficiency?
    ANSWER: goiter
  15. Which of these individuals is at the LOWEST risk of an iron deficiency?
    ANSWER: a middle-aged male
  16. Which of the following must be available for thyroxine to be produced?
    ANSWER: iodine
  17. Which vitamin enhances the absorption of iron
    ANSWER: vitamin C
  18. Which of these promotes the absorption of iron?
    ANSWER: MFP factor