Chapter 1

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Chapter 1
1. Which of the following statements is false?

"The Internet is generally a reliable source of nutrition information, because information posted at web sites has been peer-reviewed."

Web sites with .edu in their addresses are likely to provide reliable nutrition information.

"When evaluating claims for dietary supplements, be wary of products that include promises for quick remedies."

"In general, personal web sites, such as blogs, are not reliable sources of nutrition information."

2. A person's usual pattern of food choices is his or her

nutritional status.

lifestyle.

diet.

All of these are correct.

3. Which of the following practices is most likely to result in a vitamin toxicity disorder?

Consuming
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"The chemical is in grapes, cherries, and tomatoes."

"When a person's diet lacks the chemical, his or her body experiences abnormal functioning."
13. Impoverished children who live in developing countries have a high risk of dying from
Answer

consuming too much fat and sugar.

drinking polluted water.

developing cystic fibrosis.

None of these are correct.
14. Which of the following substances is a phytochemical?
Answer

Cholesterol

Iron oxide

Caffeine

None of these are correct.
15. "The Journal of Nutrition and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition are likely to be sources of reliable nutrition information, because "
Answer

many public libraries subscribe to them.

people with Ph.D.s are hired to write articles published in these journals.

the articles are written by well-known nutritionists.

None of these is correct.
16. Which of the following foods is the most nutrient dense per serving?
Answer

Cheese nachos

Iceberg lettuce

Fat-free milk

Soft margarine
17. Which of the following nutrients is a source of energy?
Answer

Cholesterol

Protein

Vitamin D

Iron
18. Which of the following statements is true?
Answer

"Dietitians generally classify foods as either ""good"" or ""junk."""

"According to scientific evidence, taking megadoses of vitamins and minerals helps prevent many chronic diseases."

A diet that has variety contains many different kinds of nutritious

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