Nutrition Study Guide Test 1: Introduction

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Which type of minerals are needed in smaller amounts but are still very necessary for good health?

What is the primary source of fuel for the body, especially for the brain?

Which nutrient provides 9 kcal or 37 kJ per gram?

Which category of nutrients includes organic molecules that assist in regulating body processes?

Which type of vitamins are dissolved in the water in your body and need to be replenished often?

Which nutrient is an inorganic substance required for body processes and examples include sodium, calcium, and iron?

Which nutrient is vital for health and survival and is an inorganic nutrient?

Which vitamins are considered fat-soluble?

What does RDA stand for in the context of nutrients?

What does EER represent in terms of dietary energy intake?

Which term refers to the reference values used to plan and assess nutrient intakes of healthy people?

What is the purpose of DV% as part of the Daily Values?

What is the main characteristic of energy-yielding macronutrients?

What percentage of healthy individuals do RDA values aim to meet the nutrient requirement for?

What are the key elements that should be included on food labels?

What is the purpose of a control group in a well-designed experiment?

What information do food labels provide about nutrients?

What does an adequate diet provide?

Which nutrients are listed in the Nutrition Facts Table as core nutrients?

What is nutrient density?

Why is it important for researchers to test a hypothesis using the scientific method?

What is the descending order used for in food labels?

What purpose does date marking serve on a food label?

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Test your knowledge of nutrition with this study guide covering the introduction to macro and micro nutrients, including the difference between them and the six classes of nutrients. Approximately 10 questions included.

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