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1

What are the six essential nutrients to function in maintaining health?

Carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water.

2

Personal trainers are certified to provide:
A) diet analysis
B) diet modification
C) ergogenic supplementation prescriptions
D) general nutrition advice

D) general nutrition advice

3

Which of the following is not a macronutrient?
A) carbohydrates
B) vitamin A
C) protein
D) fat

B) vitamin A

4

Which of the following is a simple carbohydrate?
A) bread
B) pasta
C) honey
D) vegetables

C) honey

5

The average Canadian drinks how many litres of pop a year?

100 L

6

What is the required intake of fibre for women?

25 g

7

The higher the intensity of exercise, the greater reliance on:

Carbohydrates

8

Carbohydrates yield how many calories per gram?

4

9

Which type of fat represents 95% of the fat we consume?

Triglycerides

10

Fat yields how many calories per gram?

Nine

11

Which fat source should not be included in a healthy diet?
A) avocado
B) salmon
C) hydrogenated palm oil
D) almonds

C) hydrogenated palm oil

12

Which of the following is not a function of fat?
A) hormone production
B) energy
C) source of vitamin D
D) taste enhancement

C) source of vitamin D

13

Which of the following is not a function of protein?
A) primary source of energy
B) muscle tissue building
C) hormone production
D) enzyme creation

C) hormone production

14

Which recommendation will not maximize your dietary vitamin intake?
A) eat a variety of colourful fruits and vegetables
B) eat fresh fruits and vegetables as much as possible, especially those in season
C) eat a variety of processed foods
D)don't over cook the vegetables; keep them a little crunchy

C) eat a variety of processed foods

15

Which function does iodine perform?

Regulates metabolism

16

Which of the following is not a function of water?
A) digestion and metabolism
B) assisting with chemical reactions
C) lubricating joints
D) none of the above

D) none of the above