Nutrition Basics

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Which one of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Fiber

Which food group is NOT included in the food groups for nutrition?

Sweets and desserts

Which of the following is NOT a general function of nutrients in the body?

Enhance cognitive function

Which nutrient is the most energy-dense?

Fats

Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water are the six classes of nutrients.

True

How many kcalories of energy does a gram of protein provide?

4

Foods containing fat is one of the food groups for nutrition.

True

A gram of fat provides 4 kcalories of energy.

False

Vitamins regulate all the metabolic processes in the body.

False

Proteins help build and repair body tissues and structures.

True

Which one of the following is a definition of undernutrition?

Deficient energy or nutrients

Which one of the following is a definition of overnutrition?

Excess energy or nutrients

What is the purpose of nutrition assessment?

To analyze a person's nutrition status

Undernutrition is caused by excess energy or nutrients.

False

Overnutrition is caused by deficient energy or nutrients.

False

Nutrition assessment includes analyzing health, socioeconomic, drug, and diet histories.

True

Test your knowledge on the six classes of nutrients, food groups, and the general functions of nutrients in the body with this informative quiz. See how well you understand carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water, as well as the various food groups and their importance in maintaining a balanced diet. Challenge yourself and learn more about the role of nutrients in supporting bodily functions and overall health.

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