UMUC NUTR 100 NUTR/100 NUTR100 Week 2 Quiz Elements of Nutrition


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NUTR 100 Elements of Nutrition Week 2 Quiz Answers

  1. Which ONE of the following is NOT a risk factor for metabolic syndrome?
  2. Where in the gastrointestinal tract does the majority of nutrient digestion and absorption take place?
  3. Increasing fiber in the diet may decrease symptoms of the gastrointestinal disorder diverticulitis. Which one of the following is not a  benefit of eating a high fiber diet?
  4. Why are carbohydrates important for health?
  5. The FDA regulates supplements under a different set of regulations than those covering “conventional” foods and drug products.
  6. What is the name of the process that breaks foods apart into smaller units?
  7. What is the name of the structure whose primary function is to store and concentrate bile?
  8. Which of the following is NOT a digestive disorder?
  9. What percentage of the Daily Value of fiber is contained by a food considered to be a “good source of fiber”?
  10. What is the name of the organelle in the cell that produces energy?