Jody is taking a nutrition class, and has been assigned to evaluate a popular diet plan.
She finds a description of a plan for her assignment in a magazine at the grocery store.
Which of the following statements in the magazine would suggest that this plan is an
unsound, fad diet?
a."On this plan, you can lose up to 2 pounds per week!"
b."Once you complete this 6-month plan, you'll never have to diet again."
c."Keep fresh fruit or carrot sticks in the fridge at work so you won't be tempted to raid
the vending machine for a snack."
d."Starting an aerobic exercise plan may seem daunting, but you can start out with
shorter, easier sessions and then build up to 3 or more hours a week."
e."Loss of even 5 to 10 pounds can improve your health."
Of the following, which is among the recommended strategies for weight gain in an
a.Behavior modification training
b.Punishment of any weight losses
c.Forced awakening during the night for supplemental meals and snacks
d.Tube feeding during the night
e.Increased alcohol consumption
What is RUTF?
a. An advanced stage of kwashiorkor
b. An advanced stage of protein-energy malnutrition
c. A paste of peanut butter and powdered milk plus micronutrients
d. A sustainable agricultural practice that integrates farm-raised animals with
e. A fluid used to restore electrolytes in children with diarrhea
Which of the following is a feature of enhanced waters for physical activity?
a. The oxygenated types are beneficial in endurance events.
b. They provide a source of lactate to stimulate the Cori cycle.
c. One serving provides about a third of the RDA for most vitamins and calcium.