Essay on Life

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1. Nutrients can be classified as essential or non-essential. All of the following are reasons why a nutrient could be considered an essential nutrient except | vitamin A is essential because consuming too much supplemental vitamin A during pregnancy can cause birth defects. | 2. Lisa is trying to choose more low-fat foods in order to reduce her risk for cardiovascular disease. One low-fat cookie that she sees advertised in the grocery store has 22 grams of carbohydrate, 2 grams of protein, and 1 gram of fat per cookie. How many kilocalories are in one of these low-fat cookies? | 105 kcal per cookie |

3. One of Lisa’s college classmates is an aspiring body builder with questionable nutrition knowledge. He eats more
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How many kilograms does Lisa now weigh?
69 kilograms

7. Malnutrition can occur in people old or young, rich or poor. Malnutrition is characterized by being

X Either overnourished or undernourished

8. Overnutrition can be just as dangerous to the body as undernutrition. Developing nations tend to suffer from undernutrition, although many developing populations are increasingly becoming overnourished. In the developed world, the most common type of overnutrition is:

X. Excessive calorie intake

9. A WIC dietitian is meeting with a client who has an infant and a young child. The mother says that the young child is a very picky eater and will only eat crackers and juice. The health worker notices that the child’s hair is brittle, his nails tear easily, and the skin inside his lower eyelids is very pale. These symptoms are:
x. Clinical symptoms

. 10. Why is the information on a Nutrition Facts Label standardized? | so consumers can compare similar foods |

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Which of the following do not have a % Daily Value listed. | Trans fat and Protein |

12.
The established daily value for total fat is based on the recommendation that total fat be no more than what percent of total calories? | 30% |

13.
What happens to the upper limit of cholesterol recommendation when you eat more calories? | it stays the same |

14. What is the recommended upper limit for sodium per day? | 2400

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