Self-assessment 2 *
How are the RDA for almost all vitamin and mineral intakes set?
High, to cover virtually all healthy individuals
If a group of people consumed an amount of protein equal to the average requirement for their population group, what percentage would receive insufficient amounts?
When consumed in excess, all of the following can be converted to body fat and stored except
Bob consumes about 2500kcalories per day, which is apportioned as 150 g of fat, 140 g of carbohydrate, and 150 g of protein. What would be the appropiate revisions to help bob adjust his nutrient intake so that it matches the Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges?
70 g fat, 156 g protein, 313 g carbohydrate
food energy is commonly expressed in kcalories and in
All of the following are minimum requirements for becoming a registered for becoming dietitian except
completing up to a three-week clinical internship or the equivalent
The most common causes of death today on the United States include all of the following except
What is the term that defines foods that contain nonutrient substances whose known action in the body is to promote well-being to a greater extent than that contributed by the food's nutrients?
A parent who offers a child a favorite snack as a reward for good behavior is displaying a food behavior known as
Which of the following is a purpose of both the Recommeded Dietary Allowance and Adequate intake?
Setting nutrient goals for individuals
in the body, the chemical energy in food can be converted to any of the following except
A weight reduction regimen calls for a daily intake of 1400 kcalories, which includes 30 g of fat. Approximately what percentage of the total energy is contributed by fat?
Recommeded Dietary Allowances may be used to
Assess dietary nutrient for indivivduals
What cannot add fat to the body?
What is the kcalorie value of meal supplying 110 g of carbohydrates, 25 g of protein, 20 g of fat, and 5 g of alcohol?
Of the ten leading of illness and death, how many are associated directly with nutriention?
Which of the following is used to detect nutrient deficiencies?
The amount of a nutrient that meets the needs of about 98% of a population is termed the
Recommeded Dietary Allowance
How many vitamins are known to be required in the diet of human beings?
What is the benefit of using a large sample size in an experiment?
Chance variation is ruled out
In nutrition research, observation of the quantities and types of foods eaten by groups of people and the health status of those groups are knon as
Features of a chronic disease include all of the following except
It produces sharp pains.
A diet provides a total of 2200 kcalories, of which 40% of the energy is from fat and 20% from protein. How many grams of carbohydrates are contained in the diet?
Which of the following is an organic nutrient?
Which of the following represents a rationale for setting the recommedation for energy?
Because a margin of safetywould result in excess energy intake for a large number of people, the figures are set at the average energy intake
Excluding fast-food establishment , approximately what percentage of restaurants in the United Staes show an ethnic emphasis?
which of the following is a result of the metabolism of energy nutrients?
energy is released
The goal of Healthy people is to
set goals for the nation's health over the next 10 years
inspection of hair, eyes,skin, and posture is part of the nutrition assessment component known as
Terms that describe a food that provides health benefits beyond its nutrient contribution include all of the following except
Which of the following most accuratley describes the term organic?
Substances with carbon-carbon or carbon-hydrogen bonds
gram for gram, which of the following provides the most energy?
Among the following, which is the major weakness of a laboratory-based study?
the results cannot be applied to human beings
All of the following features are shared by the RDA and the AI except
neither is useful for evaluting nutrition prgrams for groups of people.
For which of the following titles,by definition, must the individual be college educated and pass a national examination administrated by the American Dietetic Association?
Which of the following is an example of a macronutrient?
A clinical trial must involve
human beings as subjects
A normal half-cup vegetable serving weighs approximately how many grams?
By chemical analysis, what nutrient is present in the highest amounts in most foods?
If a person consumed the upper AMDR limit for protein as part of a diet containing 2500 kcalories, approximately how many grams of protein would be ingested?