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05068601 1. _____ is a binder of calcium and iron. A. Phytic

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1. _____ is a binder of calcium and iron.

A. Phytic acid C. Sodium
B. Linoleic acid D. Iodine

2. Water accounts for about _______ percent of body weight.

A. 10 C. 60
B. 20 D. 75

3. Ninety-Nine percent of the calcium in the body is

A. used to provide energy to cells.
B. found in the bones.
C. used to regulate transmission of nerve impulses.
D. stored in the cartilage.
4. Sulfur is present in all

A. carbohydrates. C. proteins.
B. fatty acids. D. vitamins.

5. The mineral that’s least often deficient in anyone’s diet is

A. iodine. C. calcium.
B. zinc. D. phosphorus.

6. From what source may people unintentionally consume excessive sodium?

A. Fresh vegetables C. Processed foods
B. Public drinking water D. Meats

7. The mineral critical to the good health of the thyroid gland is

A. iron. C. copper.
B. iodine. D. zinc.

8. The dairy product with the least amount of calcium per serving is

A. cottage cheese. C. low-fat yogurt.
B. cheddar cheese. D. low-fat milk.

9. What enhances calcium absorption?

A. Phytates C. Vitamin D
B. Phosphorus D. Fiber

10. Phosphorus is critical in

A. energy exchange. C. intestinal restriction.
B. kidney transplantation. D. fatty tissue extraction.

11. Which is not a risk factor for osteoporosis?

A. Lack of exercise C. Alcohol consumption
B. Use of diuretics D. Smoking

12. Which nutrient most enhances iron absorption?

A. Vitamin D C. Calcium
B. Biotin D. Vitamin C

13. Which would most interfere with calcium absorption?

A. Phytic acids in cereal C. Phosphorus in milk
B. Acidity in orange juice D. Magnesium in chocolate
14. Too much _______ can affect the enamel in teeth.
A. calcium C. magnesium
B. phosphorus D. fluoride

15. Iron’s main role in the body involves its ability to carry

A. carbon dioxide. C. protein.
B. oxygen. D. lipids.

16. Conditions associated with zinc deficiency include

A. anemia. C. delayed healing of cuts.
B. tetanus. D. high blood pressure.

17. Iodine deficiencies can cause

A. molting of teeth. C. osteoporosis.
B. goiter. D. heart disease.

18. A deficiency of _______ may negatively affect liver health.

A. vanadium C. nickel
B. cobalt D. boron

19. Excess supplemental zinc can cause imbalances of

A. manganese and molybdenum. C. selenium and fluoride.
B. barium and cadmium. D. copper and iron.

20. When selecting an entree that’s high in potassium, you should choose

A. kidney bean salad. C. a stuffed baked potato.
B. baked salmon. D. roast chicken.

1. What is a healthy weight range for someone who’s five feet
seven inches tall?

A. 91–119 lbs C. 148–195 lbs
B. 156–205 lbs D. 121–160 lbs

2. Excess weight often contributes to

A. stomach cancer. C. bronchitis.
B. hypertension. D. headaches.

3. What is a tool that uses both height and weight for
determining whether someone is overweight and
includes health hazard indicators?

A. Bioelectrical impedance indicators
B. Skin fold analysis
C. Height/weight charts
D. Body mass index
4. The physiological drive to find and eat food is referred to as

A. satiety. C. hunger.
B. appetite. D. obesity.

5. The view that the body tends to maintain a certain comfortable weight by means of its
internal controls is called

A. external cue theory. C. fat cell theory.
B. set-point theory. D. malfunctioning internal cue.

6. About _______ percent or more of the energy the average person spends goes to support
basal metabolism.

A. ten C. forty
B. fifteen D. sixty

7. What might be a possible outcome of using anabolic steroids?

A. Increased IQ and left-brain activity
B. Accelerated learning
C. Hypertension and psychotic depression
D. Lifelong physical endurance

8. Prolonged low-carbohydrate, high-protein dieting may result in the potentially harmful
process of

A. metabolism. C. carbohydrate loading.
B. ketosis. D. acidosis.

9. Which of the following was recognized, in the 1960s and 1970s, as a separate
eating disorder?

A. Binge eating C. Compulsive overeating
B. Anorexia nervosa D. Bulimia nervosa

10. The endurance of a muscle is most accurately reflected in

A. size of the muscle.
B. ability of the muscle to work against resistance.
C. time the muscle can work.
D. muscle elasticity.
11. Which of the following can help to develop cardiovascular fitness?
A. Stair climbing C. Static stretches
B. Bicep curls D. Hip extensions

12. When a person stops using a muscle for a period of time due to illness or injury, the
muscle will

A. intensify. C. overload.
B. hypertrophy. D. atrophy.

13. What might cause a stress fracture?

A. Littering your muscles with lactic acid
B. Inadequate calcium intake
C. Drawing heavily on limited body stores of carbohydrate
D. Too much stress in the workplace

14. How do you estimate your maximum heart rate?

A. Add your age to 220. C. Determine your blood pressure.
B. Determine your weight. D. Subtract your age from 220.

15. What is the primary fuel for working muscles?

A. Water and protein C. Protein and minerals
B. Fat and carbohydrates D. Minerals and water

16. The heart rate at which a person must work at to achieve cardiovascular fitness is called
the _______ rate.

A. pulse C. target heart
B. training D. cool down

17. Athletic training causes the kidneys to conserve

A. glucose and fructose. C. iron and copper.
B. alcohol and oxygen. D. sodium and water.

18. _______ is a core component of the body’s oxygen taxi service: hemoglobin and myoglobin.

A. Iron C. Nitrogen
B. Adipose D. Copper
19. Which person would need more than 1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of desirable
body weight?

A. Child athlete
B. Sedentary person
C. Female athlete
D. Prolonged heavy-endurance athlete

20. Which of the following can occur in athletes when extra blood volume dilutes
iron concentrations?

A. Anaerobic sprain C. Sports anemia
B. Concussion D. Dehydration
1. The Surgeon General has recommended that women should
stop drinking alcohol

A. during the first trimester of pregnancy.
B. throughout the entire pregnancy.
C. following their first prenatal visit.
D. as soon as they plan to become pregnant.

2. Infants whose mothers smoke during the pregnancy have a
higher risk for

A. anemia at birth. C. adult blood clots.
B. low birth weight. D. hip deformation.

3. In some women, pregnancy can alter carbohydrate metabolism
and precipitate a condition known as gestational

A. eclampsia. C. diabetes.
B. colostrum. D. bifidus
4. “Pica” refers to

A. the amount of iron in a vegetarian’s diet.
B. a woman over 35 years.
C. an obese person.
D. a pregnant woman’s craving for nonfood items.

5. One reason pregnant women should not eat large ocean fish is that the fish accumulate
the highest levels of

A. magnesium. C. potassium.
B. mercury. D. iron.

6. The easily digestible carbohydrate in breast milk is

A. lactose. C. sucrose.
B. galactose. D. maltose.

7. Solid foods may normally be added to a breastfed baby’s diet when the baby is about
_______ months old.

A. three C. nine
B. six D. twelve
8. Canned vegetables are inappropriate for infants because their _______ content is often
too high.

A. iron C. glucose
B. sucrose D. sodium

9. What makes adolescent girls significantly different than their male counterparts?

A. Adolescent girls begin to experience marked changes at about age 10.
B. Adolescent girls start growing later.
C. Adolescent girls have more lean body tissue.
D. Adolescent girls have more energy.

10. What is the most common chronic disease of children aged 5 to 17 years?

A. Undernutrition C. Dental caries
B. Iron-deficiency anemia D. Eating disorders
11. Pharmacologist A says that genetics is probably the most significant factor affecting an
infant’s susceptibility to food allergies. Pharmacologist B says iron deficiency in infants
has increased in recent years. Which of the following is true?

A. Only pharmacologist A is correct.
B. Only pharmacologist B is correct.
C. Both pharmacologists are correct.
D. Neither pharmacologist is correct.

12. An individual’s current health profile is substantially determined by

A. heredity. C. environment.
B. behavioral risk factors. D. demography.

13. Up to _______ of all hospitalized elderly may be suffering from malnutrition.

A. two-thirds C. one-third
B. one-half D. five-sixths

14. Staphylococcus aureus bacteria causes symptoms of

A. headache. C. respiratory distress.
B. cardiac arrest. D. vomiting.

15. What is the process by which disease-producing microorganisms in food can be destroyed
by exposing the food to heat?

A. Substantiation C. Fermentation
B. Pasteurization D. Regulation

16. A consumer’s best defense in avoiding pesticide residue ingestion is

A. eating only processed foods.
B. using soap to clean fruits and vegetables.
C. washing the foods with water and scrubbing them with a vegetable brush.
D. knowing when the foods were grown.

17. Which of the following is true about the Delaney Clause?

A. The Delaney Clause overturned the use of GRAS.
B. The Delaney Clause prohibited genetic engineering.
C. The Delaney Clause modified the WHO preamble.
D. The Delaney Clause is part of the 1958 Food Additives Amendment.

18. What is the agency charged with the responsibility of deciding whether a particular
chemical may be used on United States crops?

19. Which of the following is the most prevalent pathogen and one of the leading causes of
foodborne illness in the United States?

A. Campylobacter jejuni C. Clostridium botulinum
B. Staphylococcus aureus D. Salmonella bacteria

20. E. coli has been found in contaminated

A. eggs and chicken.
B. canned fruits and vegetables.
C. raw apple cider and hamburgers.
D. milk and cheese.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 6 years ago.

Hello Customer,


Here are the answers to exam #05068601 for comparison with your own.

1. A

2. C

3. B

4. C

5. D

6. C

7. B

8. A

9. C

10. A

11. B

12. D

13. A

14. D

15. B

16. C

17. D

18. C

19. D

20. C


Hope this helps!

Expert:  Chris M. replied 6 years ago.

Hello Customer,


Sorry, I didn't notice that you posted two exams. Here are the answers to exam #05068801 for comparison with your own.


1. B

2. B

3. C

4. D

5. B

6. A

7. B

8. D

9. A

10. C

11. C

12. B

13. A

14. C

15. B

16. C

17. D

18. C

19. A

20. B


Hope this helps!

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Hi Chris, Thank you for the answers. But you missed 20 questions of exam 05068700. Please answer that for me as well. I will leave you a good tip if I make 100 on all of my exams. Thanks

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