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Flashcards in Smart Consumer Deck (38):
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National brand

Are brands advertised and sold through out country

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House brands

Are brands sold only by a store or chain of that store

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Additives

Are substances that are added to food for a specific purpose like preserving food

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Generic brand

A plain labeled product that has the nutrition as the others but not the quality

5

Sodium bicarbonate or baking soda

Serves as a leavening agent

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Humectants

Like glycerin and propylene glycol are added to foods to retain moisture

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Acetone peroxide

Bleaching agent for white flour

8

Emulsifiers

To keep food from separating ex peanut butter

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Pack date

When the food was processed or packaged

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Pull or sell date

The last day a store should sell products

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Expiration date

The last date a consumer should eat or use a product

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Freshness date

The product is not at its best but it is still ok

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Impulse buying

Is when u make unplanned purchases ex. When I buy shoes

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Nutrient dense

Lots of nutrition

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Quackery

Something that is not the full truth or no truth

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Empty calories foods

No nutrition foods have lots of calories like a chocolate bar

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Fad diets

Ignore good nutrition and healthy eating

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Nutrition claims

When the company claims some food has some kind of nutrition

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Retail food demonstration

Taste testing

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Basal metabolic rate

The amount to support the body at it lowest point

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Nutrition aide

A person who plans to help people choose food that have a budget and are still healthy

22

Body mass index

To figure out how much fat is on your body

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Yoyo dieting

loose weight and then gain it back

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Comparison shopping

Looking at different products

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Beta carotene

In carrots helps to reduce cancer

26

Unti of energy

The amount of 1l of water 1 degrees

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Basal Metabolic rate

Ur age body size, genetics,body composition,muscle burns more fat,stress, body temperature,pathological conditions, gender

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What are the two body shapes

Apple and pear. Apple because it it is closer to ur organs

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How many calories per day for men and women

1500 men
1200 women

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GRAS

Generally recognized as safe

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Unit price

3 apples for $1.00

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Ph level determine what

If the acidity or alkaline

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DRA

Daily recommended allowed

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Fat per day

Men 90 women65

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Antioxidants

Are BHA and BHT added to prevent changes in quality of food

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UPC

Universal product code

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8 shopping tips

Read labels
Compare brands
Compare prices
Buy food in season
Take advantage of specials
Don't impulse shop
Prepare food from scratch
Use nonfat dry milk and margarine

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5 reasons to make a shopping list

Helps save time
Avoid extra trips for forgetting items
Stick to you food budget
Can save money
Makes ur shopping easier