Nutrition Final Material

  1. What is the name for foods where phytochemicals are found?
    Functional foods.
  2. What are the benefits of soybeans?
    • Reduced heart disease risk
    • Reduced cancer risk
    • Could increase cancer risk after having breast cancer
    • Reduce symptoms of menopause
  3. What are the benefits of tomatoes?
    • Lycopene
    • Strongest antioxidant
    • Reduces cancer risk
    • Concentrates in sauces
  4. What are the benefits of garlic?
    • Allicin
    • Reduced heart disease risk
  5. What are the benefits of broccoli?
    • Decreased cancer risk
    • Broccoli sprouts 50x power
  6. What are the benefits of blueberries and blackberries?
    • Antioxidants
    • Decrease cancer risk
  7. Who was Kessler?
    Head of the FDA in the 1990s who took on the tobacco industry and the vitamin industry.
  8. What law deregulated vitamins?
    Dietary Supplement Act
  9. What are the uses of echinacea?
    Prevent and combat common cold.
  10. What are the uses of chamomile?
    Mild sedative
  11. What are the uses of ginseng?
    • Sense of general well being.
    • Siberian=fake
  12. What are the uses of ginger?
    Treatment for upset stomach
  13. What are the uses of gingko?
    Improve memory in elderly.
  14. What are the uses of St Johns Wort?
    Elevates mood
  15. What are the uses of guarana?
    • Impure caffeine
    • Mixed with SJW=herbal Phen-Fen
  16. What is in Ma Huang?
  17. What are the four primary causes of food poisoning?
    • Salmonellosis
    • Botulism
    • E. coli
    • Trichinosis
  18. Which food poisonings are lethal?
    • Botulism
    • E. coli
  19. What is the purpose of adding nitrates/nitrites to food?
    • Prevent botulism
    • Can cause cancer
  20. What is the Delaney clause?
    Carcinogens banned
  21. What is the leading cause of mental disability?
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Nutrition Final Material