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Which of the following factors may deplete a woman's nutrient stores?
Infants born after 37 weeks' gestation and weighing less than 5½ pounds are labeled
To produce human milk, a lactating woman needs
Which of these conditions indicates that a woman needs to pay particular attention to the quality of her diet during pregnancy?
Maternal nutrient deficiencies or exposure to toxins can cause _____ in the fetus.
A low birth weight infant weighs
The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes can be fatal to the developing fetus. What foods are possible sources of this bacterium and should be avoided by pregnant women?
A small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant
An infant's birth weight is closely related to
The main component of breast milk is water.
Special cells in the breast filter out toxins like alcohol and caffeine and keep breast milk safe.
Uncontrolled gestational diabetes can cause the fetus to experience severe growth retardation.
Which is a good indicator of recent nutritional status?
Throughout the adolescent years, both males and females gain about ____% of their adult height.
Which is a good indicator of long-term nutritional status?
The primary carbohydrate in the diet of most infants is
Total calorie needs peak for females at about age ____.
It is best to avoid serving cow's milk until the infant reaches the age of
Instead of a double cheeseburger from a fast food restaurant for lunch, the hungry adolescent could make a healthier choice by choosing ____ instead.
Which cereal is least likely to cause allergies in infants?
Growth plates at the end of long bones are called
One-third of all growth in a lifetime occurs during adolescence.
Juices should be served to infants in a bottle until the child is at least 12 months old.
More amino acids are considered essential for adults than for infants.
Which is an example of usual aging?
To preserve bone mass, adults should
The diets of adults tend to be low in
Calorie needs decline after age 30 years or so because
A diet rich in fiber helps adults to
Which U.S. government program distributes surplus agricultural products?
A common cause of iron deficiency anemia in adulthood is
Which aspects of the environment influence the rate of aging?
Intakes of ______ have been associated with reduced risk for age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.

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