SCI 228 Week 8 Final Exam

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(TCO 10) Growth acceleration in adolescence is primarily driven by:

(TCO 10) On average, Americans have a life expectancy that reaches into the:

(TCO 10) The brain grows the most rapidly during the first ________ years of life.

(TCO 9) The absorption of Vitamin ________ increases in older adults.

(TCO 9) Which of the following increases one’s risk of developing an eating disorder?

(TCO 9) Impulsive, low self-esteem, seeks attention, extroverted, and erratic describe personality traits of:

(TCO 7) Who is at risk for a Vitamin E deficiency?

(TCO 7) Which water-soluble vitamin can regenerate Vitamin E after it has been oxidized?

(TCO 7) How do antioxidant vitamins stabilize free radicals?

(TCO 8) Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the mineral, selenium?

(TCO 8) Where does the body store selenium?

(TCO 8) Which research study demonstrated a link between Vitamin E consumption and a decreased risk of heart disease in smokers?

(TCO 8) Which of the following hormones requires selenium for its synthesis?

(TCO 8) Research studies have consistently demonstrated an association between a reduced risk of cancer and:

(TCO 7,8) Fluorosis is associated with:

(TCOs 7, 8) Mary G. is 60 years old and at risk for osteoporosis. Which of the following dietary supplements would be the MOST helpful to minimize bone loss?

(TCO 7) ________ of an adult’s healthy body weight is fluid.

(TCO 8) Which of the following do sodium and potassium NOT have in common?

(TCO 8) Water has a high heat capacity. What does this term mean?

(TCO 8) Which of the following is TRUE?

(TCO 8) All of the following are major functions of sodium EXCEPT:

(TCO 8) The majority of our body’s phosphorus is stored in the:

(TCO 8) Which of the following will likely result if the concentration of electrolytes inside a cell is higher than in the extracellular environment?

(TCO 5) The vast majority of fat digestion and absorption occurs in the:

(TCO 5) Which of the following statements is TRUE about trans fatty acids?

(TCO 5) Which of the following ingredients would alert you to the presence of trans-fatty acids in a product?

(TCO 6) Which of the following supplements would you recommend that a vegan add to his or her diet?

(TCO 6) Which of the following is associated with marasmus?

(TCO 6) The type of protein-energy malnutrition characterized by a general lack of protein, energy, and nutrients in the diet is called:

(TCO 4) Which of the following hormones is released when your blood glucose levels fall too low?

(TCO 4) ________ is a highly branched arrangement of glucose molecules found in liver and skeletal muscle cells.

(TCO 4) Major fructose sources include:

(TCO 1) Which government agency regulates the labeling, sale, distribution, use, and disposal of all pesticides in the United States?

(TCO 1) The food-borne illness caused by Campylobacter jejuni is associated with consuming:

(TCO 1) Which of the following is associated with the development of ketosis?

(TCOs 5,10) Jack has a strong family history of heart disease. What lifestyle factors are important for Jack to be aware of to decrease his cardiovascular disease risk?

(TCO 2) Discuss two limitations of the current My Pyramid food guide. Provide possible modifications to the pyramid that would address each of these drawbacks.

(TCO 8) Liz has recently been diagnosed with hypertension. Detail the lifestyle changes that are important for Liz to identify and modify in an effort to improve her situation.

(TCO 9) Describe the process by which the body converts sunlight to active Vitamin D in the body. Discuss the hormones and organs involved in this process.

(TCO 9) Why does the risk for osteoporosis increase with menopause? What are some of the current treatments for osteoporosis?

(TCO 10) Describe the optimal diet for an athlete. Synthesize a healthy plan of diet and exercise for that person (describe the person).

(TCO 1) Discuss the benefits of and concerns regarding genetically modified foods/organisms. What are some legal implications?

(TCO 10) Describe the difficulties that a woman might encounter with breastfeeding and the related strategies used to resolve these issues.

(TCO 2) Using the My Pyramid food guide, describe a healthy diet plan for a vegan. Include types and servings of food within the five categories of the pyramid, as well as comment on nutrients that may need additional attention.

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