Nutrition “IQ” Test Here are your test resuls What percentage of our body is comprised of water? 30 50 70 80Which nutritional supplement may have valid scientific support? Vitamin E at high altitude Vitamin A at high altitude Vitamin A in smoggy urban settings All of the aboveInitially when fasting or cutting calories drastically, rapid weight loss occurs. This is primarily due to a depletion of the body’s stores of: Glycogen and its associated water Amino acids and ketones Minerals and vitamins FatWhich does NOT contain more than 50% saturated fat? Beef fat Chicken fat Coconut oil ShorteningWhich has the least cholesterol? 8 oze steak with all visible fat trimmed 8 oz sirloin steak with fat Big Mac (quarter pounder), milkshake, French fries One extra large eggWhich has the highest fat content? Burger King Hamburger, Deluxe Denny’s French toast Carl’s Jr. onion rings (5 oz order) Dunkin’ donut, plain (2.8 oz)Which is the highest in sodium? 1 cup cottage cheese 1 serving of potato chips 3 strips of bacon 1 bakery size bagelThe iron from which food is best absorbed into the body? Raisins Spinach Beans HamburgerWhich is NOT a good source of calcium? Almonds Non-fat milk Broccoli PeachesVitamin C is NOT beneficial for: Muscle repair Production of epinephrine Increased absorption of non-heme iron Prevention of colds and fluMegadoses of Vitamin C may cause which of the following symptoms: Anemia Decreased bone density Kidney stones Cardiac arrestSodium in sport drinks consumed during exercise may: Replace sodium lost in sweat Maintain part of the “thirst drive” Make the drink taste better All of the aboveExcess calories from which source is most easily converted into body fat? Fat Protein Carbohydrate They are all converted to fat at the same rate.The following are good sources of Vitamin B12 EXCEPT for: Egg Beef Tuna Kidney BeansWhich group of exercising people most likely needs to consume the most protein? Vegetarians The elderly Those in the initial stages of an weight-training program All of the aboveWhich fat-soluble vitamins are most likely to be toxic in large doses? Vitamins A and D Vitamins D and E Vitamins A and E Vitamins A and CWhich food contains complete (high quality) protein? Brown rice Whole wheat bread Kidney beans Tuna fishDuring starvation, the body’s protein is used to: Rebuild lost tissue Synthesize hormones Synthesize antibodies Provide energyTrue or false: Ultramarathoners and other people who exercise over long periods of time (over 4 hours) probably use more protein for energy than do weight lifters. True FalseWhen a sedentary person begins to exercise, they may NOT lose weight right away. Which of the following is not a valid reason for this? The muscles may increase in size Muscle glycogen and water stores may increase Total blood volume may increase A pound of muscle and a pound of fat weigh the same!