Lesson 4

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Which of the following is a characteristic of glucose?

It is a monosaccharide.

What is the reaction that breaks two molecules apart?


What is the primary storage form of carbohydrate in the body?


Which of the following is an example of the difference between the chemical bonds of starch and those in cellulose?

Cellulose bonds are NOT hydrolyzed by human enzymes.

A "functional fiber" is one that

is extracted from plants and has a beneficial health effect.

What is the primary absorption site for digestible carbohydrates?

Small Intestines

What is the first organ to receive carbohydrates absorbed from the intestine?


Which of the following would be least likely to be connected with the development of lactose intolerance?

Milk allergy

What is the chief reason that many people with lactose intolerance can consume foods containing some lactose without suffering any symptoms?

a change occurs in the GI bacteria

What is the primary function of insulin?

Lowers blood glucose levels

Which of the following is a typical response of the body to changes in blood glucose?

Blood glucose levels that fall too low signal the release of glucagon.

When blood glucose concentration falls, what pancreatic hormone is secreted to stimulate release of stored glucose?


Which of the following is a feature of diabetes?

Dietary management should focus on total carbohydrate intake rather than the type of carbohydrate consumed.

Which of the following statements describes the glycemic effects of foods?

A measure of how fast and high the food causes the blood glucose to rise

Which of the following is known to correlate most strongly with reduced risk of deaths from heart disease?

High fiber intake

According to most dietary guidelines, what percentage of the day’s total energy intake should be furnished by carbohydrates?


What is the RDA for carbohydrates?

130 g/day. 45 to 65% of energy intake.

A compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen with 3 fatty acids attached to a molecule of glycerol would be known as a


Which of the following characteristics is shared by olive oil and canola oil?

Both contain high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids

A major cause of rancidity of lipids in foods is exposure to

heat and oxygen.

Which of the following is a feature of phospholipids?

Soluble in both water and fat

What type of compound is lecithin?


Which of the following is a feature of cholesterol?

synthesized by the body

All of the following compounds may be synthesized from cholesterol except


Which of the following contains the least cholesterol per serving size?

steamed corn

Among the following, which would be the least effective method to control blood cholesterol levels?

Eat more insoluble fiber

What part of the gastrointestinal tract is the predominant site of dietary fat hydrolysis?

Small intestine

A low risk of cardiovascular disease correlates with high blood levels of

high-density lipoproteins

Which of the following vegetable oils is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids?


Each of the following is known to be linked to excessive intake of fats except

lactose intolerance.

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