Nutrition Chapter 16 Quiz

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The typical can of soft drink contains the equivalent of how many teaspoons of sugar?
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10
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Foods containing sorbitol or other sugar alcohols should not be given to infants because they
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promote diarrhea.
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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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Breast milk as the sole source of nutrition, up to the first 6 months in healthy infants, is satisfactory for all nutrients EXCEPT
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Vitamin D
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Which of the following should NOT be used to feed an infant?
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Whole Milk
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Which of the following is associated with bifidus factors?
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Increased bacterial growth
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Which of the following is a characteristic of fat in the diet of children?
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Fat intakes below 30% of total energy do not impair growth provided that total energy intake is adequate
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Which of the following is an effective strategy for dealing withf?
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Engage the individual in at least 1 hour per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity
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Which of the following is the primary factor in the development of milk anemia?
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Excessive intake of cow’s milk
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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 is the chief reason that breast-fed infants usually need to eat more frequently than formula-fed infants?
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Breast milk is digested faster
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Which of the following is NOT among the features of food allergies?
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The presence of antibodies always coincides with physical symptoms
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A breast milk protein that fights virus-induced diarrhea
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Lactadherin
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Low content of this nutrient makes goat’s milk inappropriate for infants
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Folate
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Deficiency of this nutrient in children shows symptoms similar to mild lead toxicity
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Iron
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Typical energy source infant soy formulas
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Sucrose
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Possible source of infant botulism
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Honey
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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of physically active children and blood lipids?
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They exhibit different changes in blood lipids as a result of activity than do adults
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Which of the following represents a good age to introduce solid foods to infants?
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Five Months
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Jenny is a 13-year-old Hare Krishna who follows a vegan diet due to religious beliefs. She has not been performing as well as her non-vegetarian study friend on math tests and has been very upset about it. The teacher reports to Jenny’s mom that she does not appear focused during lessons and can’t seem to concentrate on her school work. Which of the following may provide a likely explanation?
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The diet provides insufficient bioavailable iron and she many be anemic
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Even in preschoolers whose habits are being established, existing dietary attitudes are relatively resistant to change. How should wise parents react?
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Be patient and persistent
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One factor that has limited the success of the School Breakfast Program is that
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children simply do not participate
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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 common source of lead poisoning in infants?
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Contaminated water used to make infant formula
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Of the following cereals, which is most likely to result in an allergic reaction upon first feeding?
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Wheat
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An adverse reaction to food that does NOT signal the body to form antibodies is termed a
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food intolerance
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Which of the following steps should be undertaken by the parent or guardian to ensure that young people eat well?
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control the availability of food
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Which of the following is NOT among the characteristics of hyperactivity in children?
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In many cases, it responds favorably to dietary manipulations such as limiting sugar intake
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Which of the following is NOT among common food preferences in children?
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Hot foods are preferred to warm ones
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Approximately how many kcal per day does an average 6 year old need to obtain?
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1600
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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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Approximately what percentage of infants are born prematurely?
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12
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Which of the following vitamin-mineral supplements need NOT be prescribed for an infant breastfed beyond 6 months of age?
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Vitamin E
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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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Which of the following sources of nutrition for infants is least likely to become contaminated with microorganisms?
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Breast milk
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Infants showing symptoms of acidosis, dehydration, diarrhea, elevated blood ammonia and urea, and fever may be reacting to the nutritional problem of
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protein overload
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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 is NOT among characteristics of adolescents’ food intakes?
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Eating breakfast results in higher overall daily intakes of protein and fat but unchanged intakes of iron and zinc compared with breakfast skippers
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Which of the following is a feature of beverage intake in adolescents?
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Four standard colas a day provides enough caffeine to alter behavior
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, what is the recommended maximum number of hours/day of television viewing for a child under 2 years of age?
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What is the principal reason that information about fat on food labels of infant foods is intentionally omitted?
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To prevent parents from restricting their infants’ fat intake

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