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Chapter 15 Sect. 1.[print questions]

Which of the following is NOT a nutrient?
a) fiber
b) water
c) vitamins
d) fats

Which nutrient's daily caloric intake is recommended to be 50-60% of your diet?
a) Carbohydrates
b) vitamins
c) proteins
d) fats

The fatlike substance that can cause heart disease is called
a) calories
b) cholesterol
c) glucose
d) unsaturated fats

What two nutrients does your body need to have daily in small amounts?
a) proteins and carbohydrates
b) protein and vitamins
c) vitamins and minerals
d) fats and carbohydrates

The body's most important nutrient is
a) protein
b) fats
c) carbohydrates
d) water

Amino acids are linked together chemically to form molecules of
a) protein
b) fats
c) simple carbohydrate
d) complex carbohydrate

The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one Celsius degree?
a) Calorie
b) gram
c) calorie
d) amino acid

A type of carbohydrate that is made up of sugars
a) simple carbohydrates
b) soda pop
c) complex carbohydrates
d) fiber

The portion of the food label that describes how the nutritional content of a food fits into a diet of 2,000 calories is called the
a) calories from fat
b) Percent daily value
c) ingredients
d) serving size

The nutrient that provides the highest amount of energy. You should eat this sparingly.
a) minerals
b) proteins
c) carbohydrates
d) fats

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