Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Nutrition Ch.1

Overview of Nutrition

Compounds that are used for energy and building body parts Nutrients
Cannot be made by the body, must be eaten Essential Nutrients
Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals and Water Classes of Nutrients
Break down for energy, release 4 cal/g Carbohydrates
Releases 4 cal/g from what we eat Proteins
Releases 9 cal/g from what we eat Fats
Average amount per day that is enough for most people RDA
Percentage designed for food labels USRDA
Food and Agricultural Organization FAO
World Health Organization WHO
Studies of individuals Case studies
Studies of groups or population Epidemiology
Studies of animals, cells or molecules Laboratory Studies
Individuals that receive a treatment Experimental Group
Individuals that receive a fake treatment or no treatment Control Group
A fake treatment Placebo
Individual do not know whether they are experimental or control Blind Studies
Investors do not know which is experimental or control Double Blind Studies
Published articles that are sent to them by researchers; usually written by M.D. or Ph.D.; require a peer review Professional Journals
Conscious deceit Fraud
Contains all its naturally occurring parts Whole Food
Contains only some of its naturally occurring parts Partitioned Food
Subjected to any procedures during preparation Processed
Contains added nutrients Enriched/ Fortified Food
A nutrient added to the diet at 50% of the RDA or more Supplement
Used daily or frequently Staple Food
Physician induced Iatrogenic
American Dietetic Association, establish food safety ADA
Canadian Dietetic Association CDA
Master of Science; requires approx. 2 years of coursework and research after college MS
Doctorate of Philosophy; requires 4 to 7 years of coursework and research after college plus a comprehensive set of exams PhD
Doctorate of Medicine; requires 4 years of coursework and clinical after college plus a comprehensive set of exams MD
Registered Dietitian; requires completing ADA approved program plus a internship program and national exam RD
Approval by professional organization that are listed with the U.S. Dept. of Education Accreditation
Gives credit or degrees by mail or internet Correspondence School
Sale certificates for a fee Diploma Mills
Belonging to a professional group Registration
Pierces nerves to relive pain Acupuncturist
Manipulate joints to relive pain Chiropractor
Use unconventional method to treat allergies Clinical Ecologists
Administer poisons to build up a tolerance Homeopath
Uses the iris of the eye to diagnosis illness Iridologist
Uses massages to treat illness Naprapath
Uses herbs and organic food to treat illness Naturopath
Uses vitamins to treat mental illness Orthomolecular psychiatrist
Created by: Futuredoctor09
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards