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The __________ are standards for food components, such as fiber, cholesterol, & saturated fats, that do not have an RDA.
Daily Reference Values
(DRVs)
balanced diet
A diet that contains the combinations of foods that provide the proper proportions of nutrients.
A brand of juice has more than 20% of the Daily Value for vitamin C. Is this juice average, high, or low in vitamin C content?
This juice is high in vitamin C content.
According to the exchange system, peanut butter is classified as a ...
high-fat meat
According to the exchange system, potatoes are placed into which group?
starch group
What type beverage will you not find on the new MyPyramid?
fruit juice
cholecystokinin (CCK)
The chemical that stimulates the gall bladder to release bile.
The GI tract begins at the mouth & ends at the ...
anus
The sphincter muscle connecting the ileum to the large intestine is the __________ valve.
ileocecal
lipase
An enzyme responsible for fat digestion.
cephalic phase
Earliest phase of digestion when the brain thinks about & prepares the digestive organs for the consumption of food.
sphincter
A tight ring of muscle separating organs of the GI tract.
lacteal
A small lymph vessel located inside the villi of the small intestine.
denature
The action of destroying the bonds that maintain protein shape.
chyme
Semi-fluid mass consisting of partially digested food.