Principles of Nutrition Weeks 1-6

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Principles of Nutrition Weeks 1-6

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Question 1

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

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

Question 3

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Which of the following are essential nutrients, obtained through the diet?
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  • Leucine
  • Homocysteine
  • Alpha-linolenic Acid
  • Cellulose

Question 4

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Mucilages are examples of what?
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  • Non-starch polysaccharides
  • Oligosaccharides
  • Soluble fibre
  • Insoluble fibre

Question 5

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The AMDR for protein is...
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  • 35-65% of E
  • 15-25% of E
  • Not possible to set
  • 20-35% of E

Question 6

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

Question 7

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Which of the following are examples of complete proteins?
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  • Breastmilk
  • Cow's milk
  • Cereals
  • Fish

Question 8

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

Question 9

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Glycaemic load is a measurement of what?
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  • 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

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Insoluble fibre provides which of the following benefits?
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  • Promotes good laxation
  • Decreases cholesterol levels
  • Absorbs water in the colon
  • Promotes a feeling of fullness

Question 11

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

Question 12

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Omega 6 FAs may convert to which of the following in the body?
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  • Thromboxane 3 series
  • Thromboxane 2 series
  • Keratin
  • Immunoglobulin

Question 13

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Which of the following foods are sources of Omega 3 Fatty Acids?
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  • Flaxseed
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Green leafy veg

Question 14

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High density lipoproteins carry cholesterol where in the body?
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  • 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

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