Nutrition Tests Essay

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Todd's Case Study

What is Todd's Body Mass Index (BMI)?


2. According to the BMI chart in Chapter 8 what category does Todd's BMI fall in?


3. Which food item was the highest source of Protein per serving?

1 Cup of Soymilk

4. Which food had the highest source of Carbohydrates?

Whole-wheat Pita

5. Which food provided the best source of fiber? 8 oz. Vegan Chili

6. What advantage is it to have a diet high in soluble fiber?

It helps to lower cholesterol and blood sugar

7. What are the advantages to having a higher amount of vegetables in Todd's diet?

All of these

8. What food did Todd eat that was the best source of Potassium?

1/4 Cup Raisins

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23. Example based on 3200 calories per day diet
3200 kcal x 0.60 = 1920 kcal from carbohydrates
1920 kcal ÷ 4 kcal/g = 480 kcal from carbohydrates

Based on a 2400 kcal diet what would the personal "Daily Values" for carbohydrates be in grams?


24. Example based on 3200 calories per day diet
3200 kcal ÷ 1000 = 3.2 kcal from fiber
3.2 kcal x 11.5 g = 36.8 grams of fiber

Based on a 2200 kcal diet what would be the personal "Daily Value" for fiber be in grams?


25. Example based on 3200 calories per day diet
3200 kcal x 0.10 = 320 kcal from protein
320 kcal ÷ 4 kcal/g = 80 kcal from protein

Based on a 2600 kcal diet what would be the personal "Daily Values" for protein be in grams?


Quiz 1

1. Which of the following is an example of a macronutrient? Protein

2. What is the kcalorie value of a meal supplying 110 g of carbohydrates, 25 g of protein, 20 g of fat, and 5 g of alcohol?


3. A health magazine contacted you for your expert opinion on what measure best describes the amounts of nutrients that should be consumed by the population. Your reply should be:

The Recommended Dietary Allowances because they represent the average daily amount of a nutrient considered adequate to meet the known nutrient needs of