Nutrition Chapter 1: Undernutrition in America

Question Which of the following groups of Americans is most at risk of undernutrition? Answer Residents of long-term care facilities are most at risk of undernutrition. Undernutrition, characterized by inadequate intake or absorption of nutrition, is a significant issue, particularly for certain populations. Various factors can contribute to undernutrition, including reduced food intake, malabsorption, increased … Read more

Nutrition Chapter 1: Sources of Phytochemicals

Question Alternate version of the question: Answer Lean meat is not a source of phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are chemical compounds produced by plants, generally to help them thrive or thwart competitors, predators, or pathogens. They are often referred to as “plant-based compounds” or “phytonutrients,” and they are found in fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, and other plants. … Read more