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A Building diet would include approximately what percentage of carbohydrate, protein, and fat?
Select one:
a. 50, 30, 20
b. 30, 30, 40
c. 40, 30, 30
d. 40, 40, 20
e. b & c above
b & c above
Building diet
20-40% Carb
15-35 Protein
45-60% Fat
Balancing diet
30-60% Carb
10-30% Protein
20-45 Fat
Cleansing Diet
60-80% Carb
10-20% Protein
10-20% Fat
A Balancing diet would include approximately what percentage of carbohydrate, protein, and
fat?
Select one:
a. 50, 25, 25
b. 40, 20, 40
c. 40, 30, 30
d. 30, 30, 40
a. 50, 25, 25
A Cleansing diet would include approximately what percentage of carbohydrate, protein, fat?
Select one:
a. 50, 20, 30
b. 40, 20, 40
c. 70, 15, 15
d. 50, 30, 20
c. 70, 15, 15
Diet Direction should be determined by:
Select one:
a. Metabolism
b. Constitution
c. Context
d. Condition
e. All of the above
e. All of the above

Metabolism, Constitution, Context, Condition
One 3.5 oz, or standard serving of a food equals:
Select one:
a. 10 grams
b. 50 grams
c. 100 grams
d. 1,000 grams
c. 100 grams
According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, raisins are very high in carbohydrates,
containing approximately ____ grams per serving.
Select one:
a. 62.7
b. 11.6
c. 23.5
d. 79.1
d. 79.1
According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, the best source of vitamin K would be:
Select one:
a. Kale
b. Avocado
c. Asparagus
d. Parsley
KALE
According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, the nut with the highest amount of
monounsaturated fat is:
Select one:
a. Almond
b. Macadamia
c. Hazelnut
d. Pecan
b. Macadamia
According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, a good source of vitamin B5 is:
Select one:
a. Olives
b. Kidney beans
c. Sesame seeds
d. Brewers yeast
d. Brewers yeast
An anabolic diet would be one that is:
Select one:
a. Building
b. Balancing
c. Cleansing
d. Therapeutic
a. Building
Catabolism refers to:
Select one:
a. The complete set of chemical reactions that occur in the human body
b. A wasting syndrome associated with cancer
c. The breaking down of protein, fats, and carbohydrates into smaller units that produce
energy
d. The construction of molecules from smaller units
c. The breaking down of protein, fats, and carbohydrates into smaller units that produce
energy
BMR refers to:
Select one:
a. The basic minimum requirement for a nutrient
b. Energy expenditure while the body is at rest
c. Calories burned during anaerobic exercise
d. A food plan developed by Dr. Bruce M. Robinson
b. Energy expenditure while the body is at rest
pH is:
Select one:
a. A measure of phosphorous
b. A measure of potassium
c. A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution or tissue
d. An abbreviation for pharmacological notation
c. A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution or tissue
The purpose of the lemon juice salivary test is to:
Select one:
a. Test zinc status
b. Determine alkaline reserves
c. Test pH of last food eaten
d. Test vitamin C status
b. Determine alkaline reserves
A healthy salivary pH upon arising should be approximately:
Select one:
a. 7.5
b. 7.0
c. 5.0
d. 6.8
6.8
Fast metabolizers are characterized by all of the following except:

a. Feeling sluggish
b. Waking up hungry
c. Craving warm, dense foods
d. "Grazing" throughout the day
a. Feeling sluggish
A healthy way to help boost energy and metabolism through diet is to recommend:
Select one:
a. Caffeinated sports drinks
b. Booster foods such as spirulina
c. Eating more often
d. Ginkgo biloba
b. Booster foods such as spirulina
A Draining diet is:
Select one:
a. Acidic
b. Processed and refined
c. Clogging and congestive
d. All of the above
All of the above

Acidic, Processed and refined, Clogging and congestive
A Building diet would be recommended for all of the following except:
Select one:
a. Children & teens
b. Pregnant women
c. Sluggish and/or congested clients
d. Convalescents
c. Sluggish and/or congested clients
An ounce equals __________ grams or _________ of a pound.
Select one:
a. 28.35, 1/16
b. 3.5, 1/8
c. 10, 1/16
d. 100, 1/32
a. 28.35, 1/16
A calorie is a ______________.
Select one:
a. Unit of mass
b. Unit of energy
c. Micronutrient
d. Basal metabollic rate
b. Unit of energy
One gram of carbohydrate equals how many calories?
Select one:
a. 9
b. 7
c. 4
d. 3
4
One gram of fat equals how many calories?
Select one:
a. 9
b. 7
c. 4
d. 3
9
If a person ate 50 grams of protein (s)he would be ingesting:
Select one:
a. 100 calories
b. 200 calories
c. 400 calories
d. 450 calories
200 Cal
If a person ate 15 grams of fat, (s)he would be taking in:
Select one:
a. 135 calories
b. 13.5 calories
c. 60 calories
d. 150 calories
135 calories
A client is deficient in zinc. You could recommend:
Select one:
a. Tuna
b. Salmon
c. Oysters
d. Sardines
Oysters
A woman who weighs 125 lbs and is lightly active would need approximately ________ calories
per day.
Select one:
a. 1,520
b. 1,619
c. 1,718
d. 1,815
c. 1,718
A legume that is particularly high in potassium is the:
Select one:
a. Walnut
b. Black bean
c. Garbanzo bean
d. Lima bean
Lima Bean
Identifying the 4 Cs will help you to:
Select one:
a. Identify nutrient deficiencies
b. View a person from a holistic perspective
c. Address overeating
d. Understand a client's psychology
b. View a person from a holistic perspective
In observing a client's "condition," you should look for:
Select one:
a. Hypo, hyper, and normal functioning
b. Body type and basic nature
c. Client's attitude
d. Client's support system
a. Hypo, hyper, and normal functioning
From the following list, select 10 foods that you would recommend to a client whose baseline
salivary pH is 5.5

a. Almonds
b. Salmon
c. Carrot juice
d. Grapefruit
e. Brown rice
f. Figs
g. Orange juice
h. Whole grain bread
i. Lentils
j. Green beans
k. Shrimp
l. Walnuts
m. Honey
n. Apple vinegar
o. Cheddar cheese
p. Parsley
q. Whey
r. Turkey
s. Potatoes
t. Olive oil
c. Carrot juice
d. Grapefruit
f. Figs
g. Orange juice
j. Green beans
m. Honey
n. Apple vinegar
p. Parsley
q. Whey
Potatoes