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What is appetite?
a desire for food
Your food preferences are NOT influenced by what?
hunger
Before being used by the body, carbohydrates are first converted to what?
glucose
Essential amino acids are _________
not made by the body
Are fats needed and if they are how much?
needed in moderate quantities
What can water-soluable vitamins do?
pass easily into the bloodstream
Animal fats and tropical oils are
a. usually liquid at room temperature
b. thought to be more healthful than vegetable oils
c. higher in unsaturated fats
d. higher in saturated fats
higher in saturated fats
What nutrient makes up the greatest percentage of the body?
water
What does moderation in a healthful eating plan involve?
controlling portion sizes and amounts of fat, sugar, and sodium
What is not included on the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels?
unit pricing
True or False?

Many people's eating habits are governed by appetite.`
T
True or False?

Carbohydrates are made up of amino acids.
F
True or False?

Fiber cannot be disgested.
T
True or False?

Per gram, fat provides over twice as much energy as carbohydrates.
T
True or False?

Fat-Soluble vitamins must be replenished regularly.
F
True or False?

Good nutrition can help prevent chronic diseases.
T
True or False?

Controlling body weight is more important than controlling body fat.
F
True or False?

Food labels list the ingredients by weight in descending order.
T
True or False?

An unsaturated fat holds all the hydrogen atoms it can.
F
True or False?

Fats are a source of linoleic acid, which is needed for growth and healthy skin.
T
nutrients lost during processing have been added back
enriched food
inorganic substances that the body needs
minerals
nutritional standards
RDA
fatlike substance found only in animal products
cholesterol
fatty substance that does not dissolve in water
lipid
needed by the body in small amounts
micronutrients
made up of amino acids
proteins
based on the cost of a standard unit
unit pricing
starches and sugars in foods
carbohydrates
the process of taking in and using food
nutrition