Starches provide little if any protein. However, when ingested in the appropriate amounts, they provide a sense of being satisfied. Although meals-on-wheels may help with nutrition, it would be important for the person delivering the meals to sit with the person to provide socialization. Metabolism is best described as: 1. The nurse would interpret this as which of the following? According to the latest dietary guidelines, individuals should reduce daily sodium intake to less than 2300 mg and further reduce intake to 1500 mg for persons aged 51 and older and those of any age who are African American or have hypertension, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease.Next
Test banks are available in a number of software common formats to cater for a wide range of users. Aid in preventing chronic and degenerative diseases Ans: 4 Feedback 1. Grapefruit, oranges, and tomatoes would be good sources of vitamin C. Fruit and vegetable skins are good sources of insoluble fiber. Which of the following foods would be appropriate? The patient reports that she uses 1 teaspoon of sugar in her coffee. Night blindness is due to a deficiency of vitamin A.Next
Infants should not be given honey until after their first birthday because honey frequently contains botulism spores acquired from plants or the soil. Milk will not help break up the mucus. Vitamins are not considered energy nutrients. After reviewing information about nutrients, which of the following, if stated by the nurse as an energy nutrient, indicates the need for more study? Although some older adults may lose height due to osteoporosis, this is not true for all older adults. The parents should seek medical care if the infant has decreased urine output, which suggests dehydration.Next
Healthy people should achieve a desirable fiber intake by consuming fiber-rich fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole-grain cereals, which also provide minerals, vitamins, and phytochemicals, instead of adding fiber concentrates such as psyllium to their diet. Vitamin E in lung cell membranes provides an important barrier against air pollution. Aid in digestion and absorption of fats 2. Salmon and cod liver oil are good sources of vitamin D. Ketone bodies, acetone and diacetic acid, can be measured in the urine. Although eggs are high in protein, frying the eggs adds additional fat. Four grams of carbohydrates sucrose equals 1 teaspoon.Next
New author John Graham, one of the most prolific and widely cited scholars in finance today, brings new emphasis to connecting real-life corporate finance to everyday life. The process of breaking down tissue is called: 1. Albumin is a major blood protein. Supporting tissue growth and maintenance 4. Nutrition can be used to help treat disease, but nutrition does not focus only on the use of diet to treat disease. Cyanosis and difficulty breathing are major signs of approaching death. Grilled chicken provides a good complete protein source.Next
Nutritional screening is done to discuss any food-related concerns, not to recognize any areas of nutrition that need improvement. Meat does not contain carbohydrates. Vision aids in stimulating appetite. Which of the following organs provides the final step in the activation of vitamin D? Storing orange juice in a metal or glass opaque container that holds no more than an amount that can be consumed in a short time would help minimize the loss of vitamin C. Which of the following reflects a nutritional substance the human body can manufacture from other substances? Body composition remains fairly constant with aging. A healthy female adult is recommended to consume 25 grams of fiber per day.
Nuts, such as peanuts, are incomplete proteins. Coarse, dry hair would be an objective finding. Modify the passage time to excretion of selected medications 3. Hot dogs are the food most often involved in choking incidents with infants 4. Marasmus occurs with the intake of few too kilocalories and insufficient protein. The client should not be exposed to noxious odors, so it would be beneficial to remove any emesis from her nearby lunch tray. Food insecurity does not refer to having too many food choices and making poor choices.Next
Coffee intake should be decreased. It does not contain all of the essential nutrients that a person needs. Antibodies are a special type of protein. Having limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods 3. Nutrient intake can affect body composition, which in turn can affect health. Nutrition involves the processes of taking in and utilizing nourishment. Galactose comes mainly from the breakdown of the milk sugar lactose.
Dairy products, fruits, grains, nuts, and vegetables 4. Milk normally does not contain the vitamin. Cottage cheese would most likely contain lactose or milk sugar. Although knowing the needs of the elderly population is important for planning, each person is different and the recommendations must be individualized to the client for maximum effectiveness. L has an abdominal cancer that is causing a partial bowel obstruction. The client has problems with manual dexterity.Next