Which of the following correctly describe
chronic disease? Choose all that apply.
A) gradual onset
B) long duration
C) respond well to treatment
D) specific signs and symptoms
Vitamins and minerals are classified as which type of essential nutrient? _______________________________
Match the DRI to the appropriate description
The average daily nutrient intake level that meets the nutrient requirements of 97-98% of heahy individuals.
Used when a RDA cannot be established.
Estimate of how much is too much with respect to vitamin and mineral intake. Someone who takes supplements should be familiar with this recommendation.
Match the characteristic of a heahy diet to the appropriate description.
1.Getting enough kilocalories, vitamins, minerals and fiber.
2. Contains combinations of foods that provide the proper proportion of nutrients.
3.Eating a lot of different foods each day to ensure an adequate supply of nutrients.
4.Not too much and not too little
Which of the following statements are true about Calories? Choose all that apply.
A) All macronutrients provide 4 kcals per gram.
B) They measure the energy provided by macronutrients
C) They are a measure of energy provided by the micronutrients.
D) 1 kcal = 1 kilocalorie
You have tracked your dietary intake and have determined that you consume 245 grams of carbohydrate, 114 grams of protein and 78 grams of fat. How many total kilocalories did this provide? See the Calculating Calories worksheet linked under this module for a step by step.
Based on the above information, calculate the percentage of kilocalories that came from the carbohydrate, the protein and the fat.
A) 55% carbohydrate, 15% protein and 30% fat
B) 30% carbohydrate, 40% protein and 30% fat
C) 46% carbohydrate, 21% protein and 33% fat
D) 65% carbohydrate, 21% protein and 33% fat
You want to lose weight and it has been recommended that you consume a 2000 Calorie diet with the following composition:
Nutrient % Calories
How many grams of each nutrient are you allowed on this meal plan? See the Calculating Calories worksheet linked under this module for a step by step.
A) 900 grams of carbohydrate, 600 grams of protein and 500 grams of fat
B) 340 grams of carbohydrate, 200 grams of protein and 150 grams of fat
C) 225 grams of carbohydrate, 150 grams of protein and 55 grams of fat
D) 100 grams of carbohydrate, 50 grams of protein and 50 grams of fat