Self assessment 4
Which of the following is not a feature of the artificial fat replacer olestra?
It leads to constipations in some individuals
In most nuts, what is the distributions of saturated & unsaturated fats, in order of hightest to lowest amounts?
Monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, saturated
Which of the following is not a destination for cholesterol?
Accumulates on walls of veins
What is the storage site of bile?
Chylomicrons are synthesized within the
Which of the following foods contains cholesterol?
Each of the follwing is known to be linked to excessive intake of fats except
What type of fatty acid is found in high amounts in olive oil?
What is the simplest 18-carbon fatty acid?
Your aunt Gladys has a family history of heart disease. She decides to begin eating a bowl of oatmeal every morning to help lower her blood cholesterol. After about a month of following this routine, her cholesterol declined about 5 points. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for this effect?
Oatmeal is high in soluble fibers that trap bile, causing the body to use more cholesterol for bile replacement.
A triglyceride always contains 3
A high risk of heart attack correlates w/high blood levels of
Lipids that are liquid at room temperature are known as
A major feature of the mediterranean diet is liberal intake of
Which of the following is a drawback of olestra consumption?
It inhibits absorption of vitamin E
Oil that is partially hydrogenated sometimes changes one or more of its double bond configurations from
cis to trans
A compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen with 3 fatty acids attached to a molecule of glycerol would be known as a
Which of the following is a characteristic of the blood cholesterol level?
It can be lowered more effectively by reducing dietary intake of saturated fat than cholesterol.
A meal providing 1200 kcalories contains 10g of saturated fats, 14g of monounsaturated fats, & 20g of polyunsaturated fats. What is the percentage of energy supplied by the lipids?
Which of the following is a common source of medium-chain fatty acids?
According to the Dietary Guidelines, what should be the maximum daily intake of cholesterol on a 2500-kcalorie diet?
What percentage of stored body fat is in the form of triglcerides?
Which of the following is a characteristic of fish consumption?
Fatty fish contain the highest amounts of omega-3 fatty acids
All of the following foods contain liberal amounts of eicosapentaenoic & docosahexaenoic acid except
The easiest way to increase intake of oleic acid is to consume more
What lipoprotein is responsible for transporting cholesterol back to the liver from the perphery?
As a percentage of daily energy intake, what is the recommended range for the essential fatty acids?
Which of the following is a feature of olestra in foods?
It causes no net loss of fat-soluble vitamins from the digestive tract
What is the major source of "good" cholesterol?
Which of the following is used by the body to synthesize arachidonic acid?
An omega-3 fatty acid has its first double bond on the
third carbon from the methly end.
Which of the following has the highest percentage of its fat in saturated form?
Important factors in the selection of a margarine product include all of the following except
it should contain primarily omega-3 fatty acids.
What percentage of the DV for saturated fats in the U.S. diet is provided by one egg?
Which of the following is a feature of phospholipids?
soluble in both water & fat
Major sources of cholesterol include all of the following except
Which of the following is a feature of polyunsaturated fats?
Low melting point
Lipids that are solid at room temperature are known as
Which of the following is not common dietary source of trans fats?
Studies show that a 1% increase in dietary saturated fatty acids will raise the risk of heart disease by what percentage?
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These are the actual questions & answers of the self assessments from 2012 Nutrition 200 class taken this past spring semester.
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