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CSU Pomona - FN 235 - Study Guide - Midterm

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CSU Pomona - FN 235 - Study Guide - Midterm

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background image Exam 1- Weeks 1-4 Material Week 1-  Food Choices and the Nutrients & the Science of  Nutrition   What are the differences between epidemiological and 
experimental studies?
What are the components of the DRIs? Does every vitamin and mineral have an RDA and UL? What are the 4 stages of nutrient deficiency? What are the top 3 factors contributing to death in the United 
What are examples of reputable sites that contain reliable 
information regarding nutrition information and research?
Which factors contribute to food choices?   What are the 6 classes of nutrients?  Which 2 classes of nutrients consist of the micronutrients?  Does alcohol contain calories?  What is the concept of energy density?   Are phytochemicals considered essential nutrients?   Are there potential health benefits from consuming foods that 
contain phytochemicals? 
What are examples of food items that are rich in 
Week 2-  Planning a Healthy Diet & The Human Body  What is nutrient density?  Why is it recommended to consume food items from all of the 
food groups? 
What are 5 key recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for
Does everyone have the same food group serving 
Does everyone have the same calorie requirements? 
Discretionary calories? 
Do most individuals achieve the daily fruit and vegetable 
Do most individuals meet all of the vitamin and mineral 
What are a few methods to increase phytochemical 
background image What is the difference between whole wheat flour versus wheat 
What are the definitions of fortified and enriched?  What are the 4 micronutrients listed on food labels?  What are the definitions of a nutrient claim, health claim, and 
structure/function claim? 
What are the differences between MyPlate and the Healthy 
Eating Plate? 
Why is the Mediterranean diet considered healthy?  Are vegetarians able to consume all of the essential nutrients?  Which macronutrient does saliva primarily digest?  The stomach primarily digests which macronutrient?  What are the components of juice from the pancreas?  Bile aids in the digestion of which macronutrient?  Which organ is primarily responsible for the digestion of the 
Certain fibers may be digested in which organ?  Week 3-  The Human Body Part 1 & Carbohydrates What are examples of nutrient absorption mechanisms?  Where does most nutrient absorption take place?  What are the functions of the hormones insulin and glucagon?  What is the function of the hormone CCK?  What is the primary cause of ulcers?  What are some strategies to decrease the risk of heartburn?  Which macronutrient may decrease the risk of constipation?  What are significant food sources of carbohydrates?  Why is there a carbohydrate RDA?  What are the monosaccharides?  What are the disaccharides?  What are the types of polysaccharides?  Where are the sites of carbohydrate digestion?  Are we able to digest fiber?  Which “sugar” is present in the bloodstream after liver 
What are the functions of the hormones insulin and glucagon?  Which organ maintains blood glucose levels?  What is the glycemic index? Food examples?  What are the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes?  What are the differences between sugars in “junk food” versus 
sugars in whole foods? 

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School: California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Department: OTHER
Course: Nutrition
Professor: Erik Froyen
Term: Winter 2018
Name: Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: Covers summary questions from weeks 1-4
Uploaded: 01/24/2018
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