Flashcards in Introduction to Nutrition Deck (12):
Studies suggest that we could have a return on investment of ______ for every dollar spent on nutritional intervention (such as education).
Surveys show that physicians only counsel about ______ percent of their patients on nutritional issues, but when they do patients typically have more positive outcomes (such as increased weight loss, increased activity, and increased diet).
Research shows that only about _____ percent of prescriptions are followed by patients as directed.
What are some good open-ended questions to ask about diet?
- "Tell me about your diet."
- "Tell me what you ate yesterday."
- "Where do you eat most of your meals?"
Pay attention to the following things in a diet history: ________________.
excess or inadequacy; potential micronutrient deficiencies; variety (good) or restriction (bad)
What is the estimated average requirement (EAR)?
It is the estimated adequate intake for 50% of the population.
What is the recommended dietary allowance (RDA)?
It is the amount of a micronutrient that meets the requirement for 95% of people.
_____________ are the second-leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
Dietary practices that divert from recommendations
What is DGA?
Dietary guidelines for Americans
What are some categories of conditions that are nutritionally high-risk?
- Increased losses
- Decreased absorption
- Increased metabolic need (e.g., injury, pregnancy)
The "acceptable" BMI range is _______.
19 - 25