Body Chemistry And Nutrition

Jensen, B. (2000). Dr. Jensen’s Guide to Body Chemistry & Nutrition. Keats. ISBN-13:978-0658002779

IW‐715 Body Chemistry and Nutrition
Course Exam Part 8
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1. No matter how we live our lives, our genetic inheritance will absolutely determine our state of health and our life span.
a. True
b. False
2. Dr. Jensen thinks that some version of the macrobiotic diet is a good way to structure our nutritional menu.
a. True
b. False
3. Dr. Jensen makes a point of saying that for all‐around well‐being and health, a patient needs to “be cared” for
emotionally, spiritually, as well as physically.
a. True
b. False
4. Most of the time, people make bad eating choices because…
a. they follow what other people eat.
b. they are poor
c. they don’t know any better.
d. they don’t want their favourite food to be taken away.
e. they are not sick yet
IW‐715 Body Chemistry and Nutrition
Course Exam Part 2
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1. In 1900, the mean per capita consumption of sugar among Americans was 26 pounds. In 1998, it was six times that
a. True
b. False
2. Saturated fatty acids remain liquid at room temperature.
a. True
b. False
3. A high protein, low carbohydrate diet can be hazardous for some individuals.
a. True
b. False
4. Dr. Jensen recommends eating at least three vegetables with your protein food.
a. True
b. False
5. Taurine, Arginine and Cystine are important amino acids for children’s growth.
a. True
b. False
6. Water makes up 90% of the body
a. True
b. False
7. Carbohydrates and fats have nitrogen in their make‐up
a. True
b. False
8. Helium and hydrogen make up 99% of the universe
a. True
b. False
9. There are less than 44 chemical elements that make‐up the human body.
a. True
b. False
10. The amino acid Histidine is “essential,” since it is only available through food.
a. True
b. False
11. John is too thin for his height and bone structure and shows signs of depression and tiredness. He has no energy and
seems to have lost his enthusiasm for life. A health care practitioner could suggest that John is likely to be lacking ________
in his diet. (Choose the best answer.)
a. Carbohydrate
b. Protein
c. Oxygen
d. Oils
e. Exercise
12. What are the building blocks of protein?
a. Amino acids
b. Mineral
c. Trace elements
d. Carbohydrate
e. Hydrogen
13. Water covers what percentage of the earth’s surface?
a. ¼
b. 2/4
c. 1/2
d. 4/5
e. 2/3
14. Where do human beings obtain the Nitrogen they need?
a. Air
b. Food
c. Soil
d. Water
e. All of the above
15. What is the most abundant substance in the body (20%)?
a. Protein
b. Trace Elements
c. Helium
d. Water
16. Which element assists in the energy production cycle in all cells of the body?
a. Hydrogen
b. Oxygen
c. Leucine
d. Sulfur
e. Nitrogen
17. How many different proteins are there in the human body?
a. Less than 20 thousand
b. Between 20 thousand and 30 thousand
c. Between 30 thousand and 40 thousand
d. More than 50 thousand
e. We don’t know.
18. Which protein deficiency disease is related not only to deprivation, but to starvation as well?
a. Kwashiorkor
b. Marasmus
19. Dr. Jensen suggests what saying in regard to protein, fats and sugar?
a. The more the better.
b. Balance is the key.
c. Everything in moderation.
d. The less, the better.
e. More is not better.
20. At any given moment, what percent of the glucose in the blood is being used by the brain?
a. 10%
b. 20%
c. 25%
d. 50%
e. 60%
21. Why might a high protein, low carbohydrate diet be detrimental to an individual’s health?
a. Loss of hydration.
b. Increased risk of uremia.
c. Increased risk of blood poisoning.
d. Increased risk of ketones
e. All of the above
22. How many servings of fruit and vegetables should we be eating in a day?
a. Less than 2 servings
b. 3 servings
c. 4 servings
d. 5 or more servings
e. None of the above
23. What is Dr. Jensen’s recommendation regarding the percentage of fat intake in a day?
a. Less than 10%
b. 15%
c. No more than 20%
d. More than 20%
e. 30%
24. What accelerates fat storage?
a. Combining sugary foods with fatty foods
b. Combining lean meat and vegetables
c. Combining lean meat and fruit
d. Combining fruits and vegetables
e. Combining lean meat and carbohydrates
25. In the section on “What is your Fat Intake,” which specific food does Dr. Jensen suggest we cut back on?
a. raw fatty nuts
b. Carbohydrates
c. Fatty proteins
d. Cheese
e. Oils
IW‐715 Body Chemistry and Nutrition
Course Exam Part 7
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1. There are toxic agents even in natural products.
a. True
b. False
2. Too much iron can increase free radicals in the body.
a. True
b. False
3. Dr. Jensen’s advice is to get rid of your frying pan.
a. True
b. False
4. Not everyone experiences horrible symptoms from MSG.
a. True
b. False
5. Too little calcium can lead to tetany.
a. True
b. False
6. Some drugs prescribed for heart disease increase libido.
a. True
b. False
7. Too much vitamin D can cause headache, nausea and kidney stones.
a. True
b. False
8. Only 2% of the population has true food allergies.
a. True
b. False
9. Cancer researchers have pointed out that about ___ of cancers are correlated with our nutrition.
a. 10%
b. 20%
c. 30%
d. 40%
e. 50%
10. According to Dr. Jensen’s book, what increases your risk for colorectal cancer?
a. Eating eggs
b. Eating sprouts
c. Eating red meat
d. Eating fruit
e. Eating vegetables
11. What are the four most influential antioxidants known to researchers?
a. Iron, calcium, phosphate, copper‐zinc
b. Iron, manganese, calcium, phosphate, copper
c. Iron, manganese, nickel, calcium
d. Iron, manganese, nickel, copper‐zinc
e. Calcium, potassium, nickel, gold
12. A mother complains that her child cannot tolerate cow’s milk. What could a health practitioner suggest instead?
a. Skip the milk altogether.
b. Give soymilk instead.
c. Give goat’s milk instead.
d. All of the above
13. According to the text, what reduces the risk of colorectal cancer?
a. Intake of high fiber foods and fatty acids
b. Intake of fatty acids
c. Intake of high fiber foods and whole grains
d. Eating spinach and supplementing vitamin D
e. None of the above
14. Excess intake of table sugar has been related to what type of cancer?
a. Bone marrow cancer
b. Cervical cancer
c. Colon cancer
d. Ovarian cancer
e. Breast cancer
15. What is most commonly recommended for people with celiac disease?
a. Stop eating diary products.
b. Stop eating fruit and vegetables
c. Stop eating read meat.
d. Stop eating any gluten products.
e. None of the above

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