Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (26):
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) values are for people who are
of all ages.
Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs) are
the maximum daily intake level not likely to cause harmful effects.
The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) for nutrients are
designed to meet the nutrient needs of 97 to 98% of individuals in a specific life stage.
Foods that provide a greater contribution to nutrient needs than calorie needs are said to be
The nutrient standards used on Nutrition Facts panels are called
Daily Values differ from Recommended Dietary Allowances in that Daily Values
All of these responses are correct.
Which is required on a food package?
Name and address of the food manufacturer
If a can of soup provides 4 servings and has 100 kcal per serving, how many kcal are in the entire can?
Food components that must be listed on the Nutrition Facts panel include
sugars, dietary fiber, and calcium.
Which claims are NOT closely regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)?
To be defined as a "good" source of calcium, a food must contain
at least 10% of the Daily Value for calcium in 1 serving of the food.
When vitamins and/or minerals are added to a food product in amounts in excess of at least 10% above that originally present in the product, the food is designated as
Which is NOT a permitted health claim?
Diets low in sugar may reduce the risk of cancer.
For a health claim to be made about a food product, it must NOT contain more than
4 g saturated fat.
Energy-dense foods are
high in calories.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans
provide a scientific basis for USDA's school lunch program.
provide a scientific basis for the Food Stamp Program.
are designed to reduce the risk of "killer" diseases.
All of these choices are correct.
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, those who consume alcoholic beverages should do so in moderation. Which of the following statements is true?
A moderate intake is 1 or fewer servings per day for women.
MyPlate groups foods into _____ major categories.
Which is NOT a key behavior emphasized in MyPlate?
According to MyPlate, a mini bagel would represent _____ ounce(s) from the grains group.
Two cups of lettuce salad would equal a cup from which MyPlate food group?
What eating behavior does MyPlate encourage?
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
What counts as a cup in the dairy group?
1 cup of yogurt
According to MyPlate, four ounces of processed cheese equals ____ servings from the milk group.
A balanced diet is one that
includes foods from every food group in the recommended amounts.