Nutrition Basics

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16 Questions

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

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

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

Which nutrient is the most energy-dense?

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

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

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

A gram of fat provides 4 kcalories of energy.

Vitamins regulate all the metabolic processes in the body.

Proteins help build and repair body tissues and structures.

Which one of the following is a definition of undernutrition?

Which one of the following is a definition of overnutrition?

What is the purpose of nutrition assessment?

Undernutrition is caused by excess energy or nutrients.

Overnutrition is caused by deficient energy or nutrients.

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


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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