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What does ABCD stand for?
The four types of nutritional assessment:

Give an example of anthropometric assessment
height, body weight, BMI etc
Example of biochemical assessment
cholesterol levels
Example of clinical
any physical external signs of nutrient deficiency ie yellow eyes, crusty nails, enlarged thyroid
Example of dietary
using a 24 hour recall to establish eating patterns
The ideal method of dietary assessment is NOT which one of the following:

a) valid
b) has a lot of different parts
c) reliability
d) objectivity
What are the four reasons for measuring diet?
1--to assess and monitor food and nutrient intake

2--to formulate and evaluate G'vt health and agriculture policy

3--to conduct epidemiological research

4-- to use data for commercial purposes
According to the Lee text, comparing the level of saturated fat intake to coronary heart disease mortality would be an example of what kind of study:

a) case-control
b) longitudinal
c) correlational
d) cross-sectional
c, correlational
A ____ study provides a snapshot of the health of a population at a specific point in time.
cross sectional
What would be an example of a case controlled study
comparing people who have already been diagnosed with CVD and comparing them to people who do not have the CVD. Involved looking back in time regarding one certain factor of interest (intake of some nutrient or dietary component) to determine if hte disease was preceded by the exposure
Comparing future exposure to various factors in a cohort of study participants in an attempt to determine how exposure to factors relates to diseases that may develop
What are the four main methods of dietary assessment?
24 hour recall, diet history, food frequency questionaire, food record (diary)
The average number of different foods eaten in a day is about ___.
Which of the following is NOT a limitatation of the 24 hour recall:

a) can do it in groups
b) there are daily variations
c) there is subjective recal
d) memory limits
T or F. The 24 hour recall is not a good assessment for low literacy populations
false, yes it is