Chapter 16 Nutrition

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School lunches are designed to provide at least _____ of the recommended intake for certain nutrients.
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1/3
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On average, about _____ of a teenager’s total daily energy intake comes from snacks.
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1/4
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Infants should be introduced to solid foods at approximately________months.
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4-6
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Food allergies and high sugar intakes have been identified as the main causes of hyperactivity in children.
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false
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Infants fed honey or corn syrup are at increased risk for​
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botulism
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A child known to be allergic to peanuts who begins to show signs such as difficulty breathing, swelling of the tongue, and severe abdominal discomfort is most likely in immediate need of a life-saving injection of​
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epinephrine
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Which of the following is a characteristic of obesity in childhood?​
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A nonobese child of nonobese parents has a less than 10% chance of becoming obese in adulthood.
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What organ in the infant uses more than half of the day’s total energy intake?​
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brain
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Which of the following is the most prevalent nutrient deficiency among U.S. and Canadian children?​
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Iron
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What is the typical weight gain (lbs) of an infant between the first and second year of life?
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10
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Which of the following defines nursing bottle tooth decay?​
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Marked tooth decay of an infant due to prolonged exposure to carbohydrate rich fluids from a bottle
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What is colostrum?
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A milk like substance secreted right after delivery
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Which of the following foods are most often the cause of anaphylactic shock?​
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Eggs, peanuts, and milk
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Which of the following is characteristic of children who regularly eat breakfast or skip breakfast?​
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Breakfast-skippers actually show lower scores on IQ tests than those who eat breakfast
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A child who develops antibodies to a certain food is said to have a​
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food allergy
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Why should new foods be introduced to an infant one at a time?
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Any allergic reactions can be detected
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Compared with cow’s milk, breast milk contains​
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less protein and calcium
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Which of the following is an effective strategy for dealing with obesity in a child?​
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Engage the individual in at least 1 hour per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity
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What is the leading cause of high blood pressure in children?​
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obesity
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What should be the first cereal introduced to the infant?​
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rice

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