.Which of the following is not a good way to evaluate weight in children?


Main Question 1.1.Lenny is 3¾ years old. He was 20 inches long when he was born. He is now 35 inches tall. Is Lenny growing at the proper rate? (Points : 1)



Question 2.2.Which of the following is not a good way to evaluate weight in children? (Points : 1)

Growth charts


Rate of growth

Iron level

Question 3.3.Regina is 8 years old and is obese. Which of the following recommendations is not appropriate to help Regina attain a healthy weight? (Points : 1) Increase her activity level

Reduce the fat content in her milk from whole milk to low-fat milk

Reduce her calorie intake by 300 calories per day

Encourage her to eat more fruits and vegetables

Question 4.4.Raymond suffers from iron-deficiency anemia. Which of the following reasons is not a possible explanation for the anemia? (Points : 1)

Raymond follows a vegetarian diet

Raymond has lead toxicity

Raymond is not consuming enough Vitamin B12

Raymond consumes most of his calories from juice

Question 5.5.Which of the following likely most influences the food choices of teenagers? (Points : 1)

Nutritional recommendations

Peer pressure

Parent suggestions

Calorie content

Question 6.6.A diet adequate in fiber can help prevent all of the following in older adults except: (Points : 1)





Question 7.7.As people age, their kidneys become less efficient. This can lead to ______. (Points : 1)

Decreased thirst




Question 8.8.Gertrude is 81 years old and has multiple medical conditions. She has been experiencing dizziness and diarrhea for a few months. This began after a doctor’s appointment and her doctor prescribed a new medication. What might be the cause of Gertrude’s symptoms? (Points : 1)





Question 9.9.As children grow, energy and protein needs per kilogram of body weight _______. (Points : 1)



Stay constant


Question 10.10.Which nutrients are of the greatest concern during childhood and adolescence in terms of dietary adequacy? (Points : 1)

Iron and calcium

Calcium and vitamin B12

Iron and vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 and vitamin D

Question 11.11.Physiological changes that occur in the elderly impacting nutrient intake include which of the following? (Points : 1)

Decline in muscle mass

Lack of physical activity

Decline in immunes system’s ability

All of the above

Question 12.12.Dental caries in children are related to the prolonged contact between sugar and bacteria on the surface of the teeth. (Points : 1)



Question 13.13.Taking multiple medications by the elderly can compromise nutrition status by which of the following? (Points : 1)

Interfering with taste

Causing gastrointestinal upset

Decreasing nutrient absorption

All of the above

Question 14.14.The recommended dietary allowances for calcium in adolescents is: (Points : 1)

1000 mg/day

1300 mg/day

800 mg/day

Question 15.15.Watching television can influence caloric balance for children as it impacts the calorie intake as well as activity level. (Points : 1)



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