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6. Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues
This activity contains 20 questions.
A person whose only source of animal protein is fish is known as a:
All of the following are health benefits associated with a vegetarian diet EXCEPT:
lower blood pressure.
reduced risk of some cancers.
increased risk of kidney stones.
reduced risk of obesity.
All of the following foods contain proteins with high digestibility EXCEPT:
The process of combining two incomplete proteins to make a complete protein is called:
the protein combining method
amino acid sequencing method.
Excessive protein intakes are associated with all of the following EXCEPT:
increased liver efficiency.
If Mary weighs 140 pounds and her RDA for protein is 0.8 grams per kilogram body weight, what would be her recommended protein intake?
It is impossible to determine from the given information
A protein that does not contain all of the essential amino acids is called:
Most of the proteins in your body are made from combinations of:
twenty amino acids.
three triglycerides and one fatty acid.
In meal planning, mutual supplementation of proteins is most important to which of the following individuals?
Helen, an executive who eats fish and dairy but no beef
Mary, a mom who is always on the run and has no time to plan meals
David, a student who doesn''t eat animal products
Joe, a banker who wants to lose 30 pounds by his next birthday
Protein digestion begins in the:
The cells lining our intestinal tract are replaced every:
21 to 28 days.
1 to 2 days.
3 to 6 days.
7 to 10 days.
The most complete source of vegetable protein is found in:
Which of the following foods contains the most protein?
1 slice whole-wheat bread
3 ounce chicken breast
1 cup skim milk
½ c. cooked carrots
What dictates the structure of a protein molecule synthesized by the body?
the combination of proteins consumed in the diet
the body''s need for a protein
the DNA inside the nucleus of the cell
the number of essential amino acids available
Unlike the other macronutrients, proteins also contains __________.
Vegan diets may be lacking in which of the following vitamins?
K, E, and pantothenic acid
C, folacin,, and A
, and riboflavin
When proteins uncoil and lose their shape due to certain exposures (e.g., heat, acid, pressure) thisprocess is referred to as:
A complete protein:
is composed of only di- and tripeptides.
contains all 9 essential amino acids.
has not been denatured.
contains all 20 amino acids.
Which of the following is NOT an important function of proteins?
to act as enzymes
to serve as the body''s primary energy source
to help maintain acid-base balance
to help maintain a strong immune system
The type of protein-energy malnutrition characterized by a general lack of protein, energy, AND nutrients in the diet is called:
sickle cell anemia.
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