2.2 Nutrients Quiz

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__________are an excellent food source for the mineral calcium.
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Dairy products
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Cheese is high in calcium and what other nutrient?
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Protein
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Of the following minerals which one can be found in trace amounts in the human body?
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Iron
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Nutritionists suggest that no more than ________ percent of your daily calories should come from fat.
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30
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This nutrient is found mainly in fruits and vegetables.
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Vitamins /amp; minerals
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The human body's main source of energy comes from:
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Carbohydrates
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The nutrient that provides 4 calories per gram and gives the body energy is__________.
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Carbohydrates
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Cholesterol comes from which source?
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Saturated fats
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This helps to flavor food but too much can be harmful, especially to blood pressure.
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Sodium (NaCl)
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Milk and dairy products are excellent sources for:
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Calcium
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This nutrient can be hidden in food and has twice as many calories as other nutrients.
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Fat
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The basic nutrients are vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, water, and carbohydrates.
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True
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Food contains __________; however, some food is a better/richer source than others.
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Nutrients
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__________is an empty calorie food that some people call liquid candy.
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Soda
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Vitamin ___ is the only vitamin the body can produce naturally.
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D
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Fried foods and sweets are sources for:
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Fats
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____________ is/are an integral part of blood, which carries nutrients to all parts of the body.
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Water
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Muscle is made of __________.
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Protein
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__________ provide the body with 9 calories a gram and provide energy as well as insulates the body.
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Fats
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__________ provide the body with 4 calories per gram and helps the body with growth and development.
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Proteins
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A candy bar is an example of food that provides calories but few essential nutrients.
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True
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Six to eight servings are required daily.
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Water
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Regular exercise must accompany smart eating for weight control.
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True