TEST PREVIEW

  1. A patient is looking for better glycemic control from their diet. Which of the following snacks foods would you recommend?
  1. An excellent source of plant protein included in a vegan diet include all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. All of the following are characteristics of individuals living in the Blue Zone EXECPT:
  1. Phytochemicals are powerful antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables. What phytochemical can be found in kale, broccoli, tomatoes, red peppers and watermelon?
  1. This vitamin enhances the immune system, assist with the formation of collagen fibers and supports the absorption of calcium and iron:
  1. This vitamin is a cofactor in prothrombin formation, essential for clotting:
  1. Using the interactive “Create your Plate” tool, which food group is represented in the largest quantity?
  1. Which of the following statements describe the assessment tool; CAMBRA?
  1. Which of the following nutrients are considered antioxidants?
  1. The most serious damage to oral structures from exposure to nutritional deficiencies are most likely to occur between _______________.
  1. The relationship between diet and dental caries involves all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. When oral hygiene does not follow a meal, caries counseling suggestions may include _______________.
  1. Eating foods such as shellfish, eggs, and butter that contain cholesterol can raise overall cholesterol numbers. Total cholesterol should be 200 mg/dl or lower for reduced risk of heart disease.
  1. All of the following statements regarding obesity are correct EXCEPT:
  1. Which mineral is the most abundant in the body and is necessary for hormone production?
  1. An eating disorder is most often associated with emotional triggers. Dental care is part of the recovery process that may include preventive strategies.
  1. The most important dietary consideration when counseling a patient about diet and dental caries is the frequency of carbohydrate ingestion. Cariostatic foods do not contribute to enamel demineralization and include foods such as nuts, cheese, and meats.
  1. Involving children in meal preparation and never using food as a reward or a punishment can teach children healthy eating strategies. About 50% of American families watch television during dinner time.
  1. Which of the two dietary approaches provide adequate scientific data to back their claims?
  1. Which major nutrient is most important for salivary gland function?