Which macronutrient is vital for every function of the body?
A.
water
B.
fats
C.
proteins
D.
carbohydrates
A. water
Where did Barbara make an error in placement of a nutrient?
A. fats
B. vitamins
C. water
D. carbohydrates
A. fats
A calorie is another term for carbohydrate.
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
Fat in the body helps to protect vital organs.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
Minerals are inorganic substances that the body cannot produce on its own.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
What percent of one’s daily caloric intake should come from carbohydrates?

A.
10 – 35%
B.
20 – 35%
C.
45 – 65%
D.
70 – 75%

C. 45-65%
Grains, seeds, nuts and root vegetables are examples of _________ carbohydrates and they take a __________ amount of time to break down, allowing one to feel full longer.
A.
simple…longer
B.
complex…shorter
C.
simple…shorter
D.
complex…longer
D. complex…longer
The body can get water from milk, juices, fruits, and vegetables.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
Where are the macronutrients located on a nutritional label?
A.
on the left
B.
on the top
C.
on the bottom
D.
on the right
B. On the top
Which of the following is NOT a function of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA)?
A.
to prevent nutrient deficiencies
B.
to reduce the risk of disease
C.
to meet nutritional needs
D.
to prevent nutrient overdoses
D. to prevent nutrient overdoses
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