9 Health Questions Please?

timer Asked: Feb 14th, 2013

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1. How can consumers know if a product contains trans fat if it's not identified on the nutrition label?

A. The best option is to contact your physician and ask the physician to give you the names of foods that contain trans fats and therefore put a person at risk for heart disease.
B. There isn't a definite way to tell by the ingredient label; however, you can memorize the product names that contain trans fats.
C. If the list contains high levels of sugar, it automatically means it contains trans fats.
D. If the ingredient list includes the words "shortening," "partially hydrogenated vegetable oil" or "hydrogenated vegetable oil," the food contains trans fat.

2. To limit foods that have no %DV of ingredients such as trans fat and sugar you should ________________.

A. compare the labels of similar products and choose the food with the lowest amount.
B. compare the labels of different products and choose the one that has the highest amount.
C. try to remember what you have eaten to be sure you are not getting too much.
D. look at the product and decide if you think it has trans fat and sugar.

3. One serving of this product provides ________ percentage of the total fat intake.

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A. 3%
B. 90%
C. 20%
D. 25%

4. The percent daily value on a food label is based on our personal dietary goals.

A. false
B. true

5. Standardized serving sizes:

A. are not required
B. make nutritional comparisons of similar products easier
C. gives the percent daily value of a product
D. lists the ingredients of a product

6. Which one of the nutrients listed below has a direct, proven relationship to increasing LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels and therefore, an increased risk of coronary heart disease?

A. Trans fatty acids
B. Carbohydrates
C. Calcium
D. Protein

7. The food label law is mandatory for the following foods:

A. ready-to-eat foods at a bakery, deli, and/or candy store
B. most foods except meat and poultry
C. medical foods
D. coffee, tea and spices

8. Which is NOT an example of a claim food labels can make about the relationship between a nutrient or food and a disease or health-related condition?

A. Calcium helps prevent osteoporosis
B. Will make you thinner
C. Reduces risk of heart disease
D. Helps prevent cancer

9. The following are voluntary components a manufacturer may choose to included on the food label:

A. total calories
B. cholesterol
C. sodium
D. calories from saturated fat 

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