The most difficult obstacle to changing behavior is: motivation, b/c it’s hard to change
In nutrition the word essential means : a necessary nutrient that can be obtained only from the diet.
Carbohydrate 4 cal/g
Bone strength later in life depends on: the formation of dense bones during youth
Adults in the US consume an average of _3400__ milligrams per day of sodium.
The major role that the hormone ghrelin plays in eating is to: signal hunger on an empty stomach.
When setting a target for weight loss, an appropriate goal would be: reduction of the body weight by 5-10% over a year’s time.
The most important time of day to eat when you are trying to lose weight is: bfast! b/c it may help reduce food intake all day long.
Central to the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa is: a distorted body image
What type of research studies populations and is often used to search for correlations between dietary habits and disease incidents? Epidemiological Study
Soluble fiber is described as “viscious” because it: forms gels
If a drink contains 26 grams of sugars per serving, how many teaspoons of sugar will it contain? 1g of sugar=4 tsp…. answer:26g /4tsp= 6.5 tsp
The life-threatening food allergy reaction of anaphylactic shock is most often caused by: Eggs, Peanuts and Milk
To help prevent hypertension Americans should limit their sodium intake to how many mg per day 2300 mg
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