Self Assessment 16
All of the following are features of nutrition and metabolism in infancy except
the protein content in breast milk can be high enough to occasionally induce protein overload.
All of the following are influences that undermine healthful food intake and food selection at schools except
reducing the prices of nutritious foods does not promote their purchase by students.
What should be the parent's response when a one-year-old child wants to clumsily spoon feed himself?
Let the child try feed himself so that he will learn
Which of the following steps should be undertaken by the parent or guardian to ensure that young people eat well?
Control the availability of food
For optimal breast-feeding benefits, it is recommended that the infant be encouraged to suckle on each breast for about
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, what is the maximum number of hours/day of television viewing for a child under 2 years of age?
Which of the following is associated with bifidus factors?
Increased bacterial growth
What minimum fraction of the RDA for key nutrients for children 10-12 years of age should be provided by public school lunches?
Why should new foods be introduced to an infant one at a time?
Any allergic reactions can be detected
Which of the following is a characteristic of lead exposure and health?
Absorption of lead is higher on an empty stomach
All of the following are features of food allergies except
the presence of antibodies always coincides with physical symptoms.
If a child is allergic to soy, which of the following should be avoided?
Textured vegetable protein
Which of the following is not a dietary recommendation for children?
Children with high blood cholesterol should be treated first with statin drugs
When expressed per kilogram body weight, the nutrient needs of infants are markedly higher than those of young adults for all of the following nutrients except
What are the odds that an overweight 18 year old with only one obese parent will become an obese adult?
4 in 5
A cigarette smoker who is planning to quit should expect a weight gain in the first year of about
Which of the following is a characteristic of meal planning for children?
Children 1 years of age consume more french fries that any other vegetable
Roberta's first child is now 8 months old. Roberta has been breastfeeding and would like to begin to introduce solids foods. She read somewhere to introduce one food at a time to the infant. Which of the following would be the best choice for the first food to introduce to the baby?
The singe most effective way to teach nutrition to children is by
Compared with cow's milk, breast milk contains
less protein and calcium.
An infant diagnosed with "goat's milk anemia" is most likely deficient in
Nutrient characteristics of human breast milk include all of the following except
the vitamin D content meets optimal growth requirements.
Low-fat or nonfat milk should not be given routinely to a child until after the age of
What food is responsible for the most life-threatening allergic reactions in people?
Which of the following two conditions are associated with television's influence?
Obesity and high blood lipids
You have just started work as a summer camp counselor and completed a training sessin for all the new employees of safety. Counselors were instructed to prohibit campers from eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches anywhere other than the cafeteria. you believe that the most likely explanation for this rule is to
minimize peanut exposure for campers with peanut allergies.
Which of the following is characteristic of children who regularly eat breakfast or skip breakfast?
Breadfast-skippers actually show lower scores on IQ tests than those who eat breakfast
Which of the following is an effective strategy for dealing with obesity in a child?
Engage the individual in at least 1 hour per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity
All of the following are features of breast milk banks except
they accept milk from mothers who smoke cigarettes but not marijuana.
To lower the risk of obesity in children, which of the following practices should parents institute for their children?
Teach them to take appropriate food portions
All of the following are characteristics of breastfeeding frequency and duration except
more infrequent and short-duration feedings are preferable to stimulate lactation and breast-filling.
What is the chief reason that breast-fed infants usually need to eat more frequently than formula-fed infants?
Breast milk is digested faster
Which of the following is a feature of infant development and nutrition?
Breast-fed infants obtain iron-binding proteins that inhibit bacerial infections
Goat's milk is inappropriate for infants due to its low content of
Five cans of soft drinks provide approximately how many kcalories?
Adolescent women may fail to reach peak bone mass for all of the following reasons
lactose intolerance begins to intensify during the teenage years.
All of the following are characteristics of blood cholesterol in children except
acceptable total cholesterol levels are up to 240 mg/d.
Which of the following is not known to be an advantage of breas feeding?
Breastfed infants born prematurely grow more slowly than formula-fed infants born prematurely
What factor in breast milk binds iron and prevents it from supporting the growth of the infant's intestinal bacteria?
All of the following are common signs of mild lead toxicity except