Practice Quiz for Nutritional Adaptation

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1 Which of the following statements is true concerning nutrition?
a) People all over the world require about the same number of calories to maintain normal body weight.
b) All human bodies process food in the same way.
c) neither is true
2 Many people get an upset stomach and diarrhea when they drink milk. A common cause of this problem is:
a) calcium intolerance
b) milk sugar intolerance
c) butter fat intolerance
d) none of the above
3 Lactose intolerance is usually due to:
a) lactase deficiency
b) lactase surplus
c) enzyme conflict
4 Lactase deficiency is:
a) equally common throughout the world
b) at its highest frequency in Europe
c) at its lowest frequency in Asia
d) none of the above
5 The Inuits of Alaska, Northern Canada, and Greenland traditionally ate foods that were very high in:
a) lactose
b) lactase
c) fats
d) vegetables



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