Match the nutrient with the food source. (Note: there is more than one correct answer)
To make the meal below a vegetarian meal you would need to leave out the _____?
steak with side of pasta with lentils, peas, carrots and melted butter
The meal below could be a problem for people with common food allergies or intestinal disorders. Identify TWO food items and their respective food allergy/intestinal disorder.
Grilled chicken and pasta with lentils, peas, a glass of milk, and yogurt with peanuts and strawberries.
(extra credit for identifying more than two food items that can trigger allergies/intestinal disorders)
Protein digestion begins in the ___
Registered dietitians strongly recommended that most athletes consume protein supplements.
Saturated fatty acids are ___ healthy than unsaturated fatty acids
You have discovered that your LDL level is 200 mg /dL and your HDL is 40 mg /dL. What should you do to become more healthy?
Lower your LDL and HDL
Lower your LDL and raise your HDL
Raise your LDL and lower your HDL
Raise your LD and raise your HDL
Nothing. This is a healthy cholesterol level
_____ is an example of a fat soluble vitamin.
Boiling vegetables reduces their vitamin content.
Some vitamins can be destroyed by exposure to heat, light, or air.
Match the vitamin to the respective deficiency disorder.
Match the mineral on the left to the description on the right.
Which organ plays a key role in water conservation?
Drinking too much water can also be unhealthy, resulting in coma or even death in extreme cases.
Briefly, describe one method for estimating a person's amount of body fat.
Which of the following is the hormone that is secreted by the stomach and increases hunger?
antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Skipping breakfast can lower your metabolic rate.
Which of the following activities is generally classified as aerobic?
Regular exercise does not help with weight loss, because you just end up eating more.
All weight supplements advertised on TV are safe and effective.
Greg is a 20 yrs old male. What should be his target heart rate for a moderate-intensity workout?
What molecule is the main energy source for all cells?
Which nutrient should you eat after completing an intense workout to restore your stores of glycogen?
Proteins are normally the primary energy source during vigorous exercise.
_____ is a common symptom of food-poisoning.
The FDA permits food to contain small amounts of insect parts, because contamination is difficulty to completely avoid.
You want to stock your home for a possible emergency situation. Would 1 gallon of water be sufficient to keep one person fully hydrated for 4 days?
Nutritional deficiencies are most likely to affect human development during the ___ trimester.
Rapid, excessive weight gain after the fifth month of pregnancy could be a sign of _______.
Low blood pressure
What are the TWO advantages of breastfeeding over formula milk?
____ is a common sign of a food allergy in infants
Which of the following is safe feed to a 2 month old infant?
All of the above
None of the above
What is one possible problem with drinking caffeinated beverages while excersing?