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Chapter 4: Introduction to Nutrition


1. Which of the following is immediately available as an energy source?
A. Glycogen
B. Fat
C. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP)
D. Calories

2. The four "energy nutrients" are:
A. Carbohydrates, fatty acids, phosphocreatine, and protein
B. Macronutrients, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, and fat
C. Carbohydrates, protein, fat, and alcohol
D. Nutrients, vitamins, phosphocreatine, and ATP

3. The energy content for carbohydrates, protein, fat, and alcohol, respectively, is:
A. 4 kcal/g, 4kcal/g, 9kcal/g, 7 kcal/g
B. 4 kcal/g, 4 kcal/g, 7 kcal/g, 9 kcal/g
C. 9 kcal/g, 4 kcal/g, 7 kcal/g, 4 kcal/g
D. 9 kcal/g, 7 kcal/g, 4 kcal/g, 4 kcal/g

4. Complete proteins containing all nine essential amino acids are found in:
A. Seafood, poultry, dairy products, and red meats
B. Legumes, nuts, and seeds
C. Green leafy vegetables
D. All of the above

5. Which of the following falls within the recommended range for carbohydrate intake as a percentage of your total kilocalorie intake?
A. 10%
B. 30%
C. 55%
D. 80%

6. What are the fat-soluble vitamins?
A. Thiamin, riboflavin, niacin
B. Vitamins C and B complex
C. Vitamins A, C, D, E
D. Vitamins A, D, E, K

7. How many additional kcals are required for pregnant women?
A. 300 kcals per day
B. 300 kcals per week
C. 500 kcals per week
D. 200 kcals per day

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