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Nutrients can be classified as ______ and _____.
Essential & Nonessential
_____ nutrients are required by the body but lacks the ability to manufacture these subtances in sufficient amounts.
Essential
True or False
Cholesterol is an essential nutrient.
False, it can be synthesized from dietary precursors.
What are the six classes of nutrients?
1. Water
2. Proteins
3. Carbohydrates
4. Fats
5. Minerals
6. Vitamins
RDA (recommended dietary allowences) and DRI (dietary referance intakes) are published by the ____ but established by the ____.
Government, Scientists & Nutritionists
What is the purpose of the RDA?

a. Estimate amounts of required nutrients to improve long term health and well-being of Americans by reducing the risk of chronic diseases.

b.Establish maximum levels of safe tolerance

c. Focus on amounts of nutrients necessary to prevent deficiency diseases.

d. all of the above
c. Focus on the amounts of nutrients necessary to prevent deficiency diseases.

All other answers are the purpose of the DRI.
_____ is the average amount of a nutrient that appears to maintain a defined nutritional state?

a. UL
b. EAR
c. AI
d. RDA
c. AI - adequate intake
_____ means that nutrients are added to a product that never contained them to begin with or added at a higher level than was gound naturally.

a. Enrichment
b. Fortification
c. Fornification
d. Supplementation
b. Fortification
How many servings of breads, cereals, rice, and pasta should you have?

a. 6-11
b. 3-5
c. 2-4
d. none of the above
a. 6-11
How many servings of the vegetable group should you have?

a. 6-11
b. 3-5
c. 2-4
d. none of the above
b. 3-5
How many servings of the fruit groups should you have?

a. 6-11
b. 3-5
c. 2-4
d. none of the above
c. 2-4
How many servings of milk, yogurt, and cheese should you have?

a. 6-11
b. 3-5
c. 2-4
d. none of the above
d. none of the above
Serving recommendations are based on calcium requirements for various stages of life.
How many servings of meat should you have?
2-3
These guidelines provide information about food choices that promote health and decrease the risk of chronic diseases.

a. RDA
b. food guide pyramid
c. DRI
d. dietary guidelines for Americans
d. dietary guidelines for Americans - it is the cornerstone of federal nutritional policy
According to the dietary guidelines, no more than __ of your total calories should come from fat.

a. 10 %
b. 20 %
c. 30 %
d. none of the above
c. 30%
The dietary guidelines recomenned no more than ____ a day of sugar in a 2,200 calorie diet.

a. 10 tsp
b. 10 tbs
c. 12 tsp
d. 12 tbs
c. 12 tsp
The dietary guidelines recomenned no more than ____ a day of sodium intake.

a. 6 gm/day
b. 7 gm/day
c. 8 gm/day
d. 9 gm/day
a. 6 gm/day
_____ are levels of nutrients considered desireable for health.

a. RDA
b. DRV
c. AI
d. DRI
b. Daily Reference Value