to Nutrition Quiz
Below are answers to
the nutrition quiz along with the titles of
corresponding articles that have appeared on the CarboH web site.
1. False - Research has not shown that coffee
causes osteoporosis in women who have an intake of 800 mgs. or
more of calcium per day. However, research does
show there is an increase in osteoporosis in women who's calcium
intake is 400 mgs. or less per day, but is attributed to the
lack of adequate calcium intake rather than coffee consumption.
"Coffee! Should You or Shouldn't You?"
2. True -
Fat is fat! Whether from plant source or animal source, all fat
contains the same number of calories, 9 calories per gram.
"Good Fat, Bad Fat, Hydrogenated! What does it mean?"
Chitin is the main component in the shells of crabs, lobsters, and shrimp and is similar in chemical composition
to plant fiber.
"Chitosan! A Pill that Absorbs Fat?"
4. True - The sun provides us with Vitamin D,
a necessary vitamin that aids in the formation of healthy bones
"Good Nutrition from the Sun?"
5. Type II Diabetes
is caused by being
Losing excess body fat can bring blood sugar levels to within
normal range again.
"Do you have Diabetes because you're Overweight?"
6. Phytochemicals are found only in plant
foods like fruit
are not found in foods of animal origin like meat, milk, cheese,
Did you miss
some of these articles? Don't worry! We update and re-post all
of our articles periodically. Be sure to visit the CarboH web
site often to keep up with the latest in nutriton information.
Where do you get your nutrition
information? Most states now have licensure laws for Dietitians
and Nutritionists. Be sure your nutrition advisor is "Licensed"
by the State as a Licensed Dietitian (LD) or Licensed Nutritionist
(LN), or in states that don't have licensure laws, a Registered
Barbara Herondorf, L.D.
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