Chapter 12 Nutrition

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  1. Delirium, exhaustion, and collapse can result when ____ percent of body weight has been lost due to dehydration.
    7-10
  2. Cells in the kidneys respond to low blood pressure by releasing an enzyme called ________ .
    renin
  3. Which electrolyte is a cation?
    sodium
  4. The acidity of the body's fluids is determined by the concentration of ________ ions.
    hydrogen
  5. Which food (or food group) contains phytates?
    legumes
  6. As much as ________ of the sodium in people's diets comes from salt added to foods by manufacturers.
    75%
  7. Which food offers the most potassium per serving?
    acorn squach
  8. High blood calcium ________ .
    signals the thyroid gland to secrete calcitonin
  9. Which food provides the most phosphorous per serving?
    sunflower seeds
  10. Which food provides the most magnesium per serving?
    halibut
  11. Which food offers the most calcium per serving?
    tofu
  12. Blood indicators of beneficial bone activity are apparent ________ weeks after a person quits smoking.
    six
  13. Women may lose up to ________ of their bone mass during the 6 to 8 years following menopause.
    20%
  14. Cortical bone losses typically begin at about what age?
    40
  15. Unless the label states otherwise, supplements of calcium carbonate are ________ calcium.
    40%

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