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Foods that have been subjected to any process such as addition of additives, milling, or cooking are called _____ foods.
Processed
2
A false story has circulated for several years on the Internet about the chickens used by a popular national fried chicken chain. It claims that the chickens used by the company have been genetically modified to have no heads, beaks, or feet and are kept alive with feeding tubes. This is an example of:
Urban Legend
3
A certain amount of fiber in foods contributes to the health of the digestive tract, but too much fiber leads to nutrient losses. The characteristic of diet planning illustrated by this statement is called:
adequacy
4
One gram of alcohol is equal to _____ calories.
seven
5
Malnutrition includes deficiencies, imbalances, and excesses of nutrients, any of which can be detrimental over time.
True
6
Licensing provides a way to identify people who have met minimum standards of education and experience.
True
7
Which of the following research designs are among the most powerful tools in nutrition research because they show the effects of treatments?
intervention and laboratory experiments
8
Data from a national survey showed that on a given day two-thirds of our population consume inadequate:
fruits
9
Scientists have developed a new type of margarine containing plant ingredients they think will lower blood cholesterol levels in people who use the margarine. They want to test this by having some people use the new margarine for a while and then compare their cholesterol levels with those of a group of people who use regular margarine. This is an example of what type of research design?
laboratory study or intervention????
10
A food provides 8 grams of fat and 300 total calories. What is the percentage of calories as fat in this product?
24%
11
A popular star has a half-hour television show describing a new dietary supplement that she claims has made her much healthier. During the show she describes how she has seen improvement in her skin, hair, and eyesight without going to the doctor. This is an example of
infomercial
12
An advertisement for a new performance-enhancing supplement is on the Internet. What can you assume about the advertisement for the supplement?
the information needs to be checked for scientific validity and accuracy
13
You can tell a claim about nutrition is suspect if it bears the following characteristics:
It appears in a scientific journal that i

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1
Foods that have been subjected to any process such as addition of additives, milling, or cooking are called _____ foods.
Processed
2
A false story has circulated for several years on the Internet about the chickens used by a popular national fried chicken chain. It claims that the chickens used by the company have been genetically modified to have no heads, beaks, or feet and are kept alive with feeding tubes. This is an example of:
Urban Legend
3
A certain amount of fiber in foods contributes to the health of the digestive tract, but too much fiber leads to nutrient losses. The characteristic of diet planning illustrated by this statement is called:
adequacy
4
One gram of alcohol is equal to _____ calories.
seven
5
Malnutrition includes deficiencies, imbalances, and excesses of nutrients, any of which can be detrimental over time.
True
6
Licensing provides a way to identify people who have met minimum standards of education and experience.
True
7
Which of the following research designs are among the most powerful tools in nutrition research because they show the effects of treatments?
intervention and laboratory experiments
8
Data from a national survey showed that on a given day two-thirds of our population consume inadequate:
fruits
9
Scientists have developed a new type of margarine containing plant ingredients they think will lower blood cholesterol levels in people who use the margarine. They want to test this by having some people use the new margarine for a while and then compare their cholesterol levels with those of a group of people who use regular margarine. This is an example of what type of research design?
laboratory study or intervention????
10
A food provides 8 grams of fat and 300 total calories. What is the percentage of calories as fat in this product?
24%
11
A popular star has a half-hour television show describing a new dietary supplement that she claims has made her much healthier. During the show she describes how she has seen improvement in her skin, hair, and eyesight without going to the doctor. This is an example of
infomercial
12
An advertisement for a new performance-enhancing supplement is on the Internet. What can you assume about the advertisement for the supplement?
the information needs to be checked for scientific validity and accuracy
13
You can tell a claim about nutrition is suspect if it bears the following characteristics:
It appears in a scientific journal that i

...