Principles of Nutrition Weeks 1-6

Question 1 of 15

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Which of the following is true of vegetarians and vegetarian diets?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Vegetarians do not eat any animal by-products

  • At risk of iron deficiency

  • Contain more saturated fat

  • Have lower incidence of cardiovascular disease

Question 2 of 15

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A main distinguishing nutrient of red meat is niacin (as niacin equivalents)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 15

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Which of the following are essential nutrients, obtained through the diet?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Leucine

  • Homocysteine

  • Alpha-linolenic Acid

  • Cellulose

Question 4 of 15

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Mucilages are examples of what?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Non-starch polysaccharides

  • Oligosaccharides

  • Soluble fibre

  • Insoluble fibre

Question 5 of 15

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The AMDR for protein is...

Select one of the following:

  • 35-65% of E

  • 15-25% of E

  • Not possible to set

  • 20-35% of E

Question 6 of 15

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Bed rest can result in a negative nitrogen balance in the body.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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Which of the following are examples of complete proteins?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Breastmilk

  • Cow's milk

  • Cereals

  • Fish

Question 8 of 15

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Starch is an example of a carbohydrate with alpha-glycosidic (alpha-glucan) bonds

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 15

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Glycaemic load is a measurement of what?

Select one of the following:

  • a rise in blood glucose levels after a meal

  • the glycaemic response from available carbohydrate

  • how much CHO is in a food

  • how healthy a food is

Question 10 of 15

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Insoluble fibre provides which of the following benefits?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Promotes good laxation

  • Decreases cholesterol levels

  • Absorbs water in the colon

  • Promotes a feeling of fullness

Question 11 of 15

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Cholesterol is essential nutrient that must be consumed through the diet.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 15

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Omega 6 FAs may convert to which of the following in the body?

Select one of the following:

  • Thromboxane 3 series

  • Thromboxane 2 series

  • Keratin

  • Immunoglobulin

Question 13 of 15

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Which of the following foods are sources of Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Flaxseed

  • Fish

  • Meat

  • Eggs

  • Green leafy veg

Question 14 of 15

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High density lipoproteins carry cholesterol where in the body?

Select one of the following:

  • from the tissues to the liver

  • from the liver to the tissues

  • from the intestine to the tissues

  • from the intestine to the liver

Question 15 of 15

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Including oily fish (such as salmon) in the diet, is a strategy for increasing alpha-linolenic acid in the diet

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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