Which of the following is true of vegetarians and vegetarian diets?
Vegetarians do not eat any animal by-products
At risk of iron deficiency
Contain more saturated fat
Have lower incidence of cardiovascular disease
A main distinguishing nutrient of red meat is niacin (as niacin equivalents)
Which of the following are essential nutrients, obtained through the diet?
Mucilages are examples of what?
The AMDR for protein is...
35-65% of E
15-25% of E
Not possible to set
20-35% of E
Bed rest can result in a negative nitrogen balance in the body.
Which of the following are examples of complete proteins?
Starch is an example of a carbohydrate with alpha-glycosidic (alpha-glucan) bonds
Glycaemic load is a measurement of what?
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
Insoluble fibre provides which of the following benefits?
Promotes good laxation
Decreases cholesterol levels
Absorbs water in the colon
Promotes a feeling of fullness
Cholesterol is essential nutrient that must be consumed through the diet.
Omega 6 FAs may convert to which of the following in the body?
Thromboxane 3 series
Thromboxane 2 series
Which of the following foods are sources of Omega 3 Fatty Acids?
Green leafy veg
High density lipoproteins carry cholesterol where in the body?
from the tissues to the liver
from the liver to the tissues
from the intestine to the tissues
from the intestine to the liver
Including oily fish (such as salmon) in the diet, is a strategy for increasing alpha-linolenic acid in the diet