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Nutrition 200 class

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1

Which of the following my best explain the relationship between excess body fat & higher risk for cancers of the female reproductive sytem?

Excess body fat produces more estrogen, which may promote tumor development

2

Which of the following is characteristic of the eating pattern of people with bulimia nervosa?

Bing eating typically occurs after a period of strict dieting

3

Which of the following is a characteristic of excess body fat that is distributed primarily around the abdomen

It is associated with increased mortality for both sexes

4

What term describes the increase in energy expenditure that occurs in a person who fractures a leg?

Adaptive thermogenesis

5

You are planning a diet for a hospitalized patient who cannot participate in physical activity because both of his legs are broken & he will be bedridden for 6 weeks. Which of the following would best assess the patient's energy expenditure?

Basal matabolic rate

6

A person who exhibits a physiological need to eat is most likely experiencing the sensation of

hunger.

7

Which of the following factors has the most influence on the body's metaboic rate?

Amount of lean body tissue

8

To estimate the energy requirements of individuals, which of the following is used in the equations?

Weight

9

Which of the following are all used to compute a woman's BMR?

Body weight, height & age

10

What is an emetic?

A substance that induces vomiting

11

Diet recommendations for people with bulimia nervosa include all of the following EXCEPT

eat cold foods to stimulate satiety.

12

Intra-abdominal fat is the same as

visceral fat

13

Which of the following describes an association between energy measurement & foods?

The physiological fuel value of a food is almost always lower than the energy value of that food as determined by bomb calorimetry

14

Which of the following is a feature of the basal metabolic rate (BMR)?

Pregnancy increases the BMR

15

External cues that may cause an obese person to respond to food tyically include all of the following EXCEPT

outdoor exercises.

16

The risk for dying prematurely are doubled when the body mass index first rises above

35

17

Ben is worried that his family history of heart disease & his BMI of 28 are putting him at very high risk for developing cardiovascular disease. What would a clinician advise Ben to help lower his risk?

Lose weight as it can lower both blood cholesterol & blood pressure

18

What would be the approximate weight gain of a person who consumes an excess of 500 kcalories daily for one month?

4

19

Jim is a 45 year old who eats fast food at least 3 times a week & smokes a pack of a cigarettes each day. He just had a physical examination & was told that his body mass index is 24. In what category would Jim's BMI be classified?

Healthy weight

20

What is the approximate daily basal metabolism of a 110-pound woman?

1150 kcal

21

What term best describes a failure of the body's cells to respond to secretion of insulin?

Insulin resistance

22

Research in obese people seems to show that there is less susceptibility to health problems provided that the excess body fat is distributed around the

hips & thighs.

23

Why does use of the BMI overestimate the prevalence of obesity in the African-American population?

Blacks have denser bones & higher body protein concentrations.

24

What method is used to measure the amount of heat given off by the body?

Direct calorimetry

25

Which of the following is a characteristic of people with anorexia nervosa?

Among those who are treated, many relapse into abnormal eating patterns

26

Typical foods chosen by a person with bulimia nervosa during a binge include all of the following EXCEPT

vegetables

27

In what region of the body fat associated with the highest risks for cardiovascular disease & diabetes?

Abdomen

28

All of the following are characteristics related to the fat content in food EXCEPT

eating high-fat-foods typcally leads to underconsumption of kcalories.

29

The yearly death toll in the United States from obesity-related diseases is estimated at

300,000.

30

Which of the following is NOT a known side effect of having insufficient fat stores?

Elevated body temperature

31

What is the primary reason for not including the value for adaptive thermogenesis when calculating energy requirements?

It is too variable to measure

32

Which of the following is a property of specific methods used to assess body fat content?

Bombardment of the body with x-rays can differentiate between fat mass & lean body mass

33

Which of the following identifies a specific food intake behavior?

A desire to eat without feelings of hunger is called appetite

34

If a normal 30-year old woman has a daily energy expenditure of 2200 kcalories, what would be her expected output when she reaches 60 years of age?

1885 kcal

35

Which of the following may be used to calculate the amount of energy expended by the body?

Oxygen consumed

36

After consuming a very large meal, the desire to eat a slice of chocolate cake is an example of behavior known as

appetite.

37

An emotionally insecure person might overeat for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

to satisfy energy needs only.

38

A person who eats in response to arousal is most likely experiencing

stress eating.

39

What is the main explanation for the difference in basal metabolic rates between males & females of the same body weight?

Males have a higher percentage of lean body mass

40

Which of the following hormones is most responsible for signaling a satiety as well as reducing food intake during a meal?

Cholecystokinin

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