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Which of the following demonstrates dietary moderation?

A. Eat only unprocessed plant products.

B. Consume a variety of foods from MyPlate's five major food groups every day.

C. Eat only "good" foods such as fruits and vegetables and avoid the "bad" foods such as steak and ice cream.

D. Plan to eat something relatively low in fat and sodium for dinner if she had a breakfast that was high in fat and sodium.


The term "Daily Values" on a food label refers to

A. a generic standard set at or close to the highest RDA value or related nutrient standard.

B. RDAs.

C. minimum requirements.

D. AIs.


The label on a package of Kool Aid indicates that it contains vitamin C. The amount listed is a percentage of the

A. Daily Value.


C. minimum requirement.

D. AI.


According to MyPlate, an adult age 18 or older should consume how many cups of milk or milk equivalents per day on a 2,000-calorie diet?

A. 1

B. 2


D. 4



Estimated calorie need for the average person of a specific height, weight, age, gender, and physical activity pattern.

how much do you need from the Protein Foods group when consuming a 2,000-calorie diet?

A. 2 to 3 ounce-equivalents every day

B. 4 ounce-equivalents every day

C. 5 1/2 ounce-equivalents every day

D. 10 ounce-equivalents every day


n order to make healthful and logical nutrition decisions, beware of

A. testimonials about personal experience.

B. reputable publication sources.

C. registered dietitians.

D. evidence from other scientific studies.


Which of the following are major contributors of empty calories in American diets?

a. Sugar-sweetened beverages

b. Butter

c. Whole milk

d. Fat-free milk


Dietary supplements such as vitamin D and calcium can replace a healthy diet if someone finds it difficult to follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.TrueFalse


Reduce daily sodium intake to less than 2300 mgand further reduce intake to 1500 mg among persons who are 51 and older and those of any age who are African-American or have hypertension, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease.


he 1500 mg recommendation applies to about half of the U.S. population, including children, and the majority of adults.


Consume less than 10% of calories from saturated fatty acid(s) by replacing them with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids.


Consume less than 300 mg per day of dietary cholesterol. Keep trans fatty acid(s) consumption as low as possible by limiting foods that contain partially hydrogenated oils and by limiting other solid fats.


Consume less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fatty acids.

b.) Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from added sugars.