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11. To reduce the incidence of constipation, an appropriate dietary intervention would be to
a. encourage daily use of over-the-counter laxatives.
b. include 2 servings of ice cream twice a week between meals.
c. include servings of natural laxatives such as dried apricots and prunes.
d. decrease fluid intake since this may interfere with bowel regularity.
12. A cause of diarrhea is
a. drinking too much liquid with a meal.
b. lactose intolerance.
c. excessive intake of protein.
d. swallowing air while eating.
13. A patient with a history of diverticulosis who complains of severe left lower quadrant pain with diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting should be evaluated for
d. celiac disease.
14. Treatment for diverticulosis includes a diet that is
b. low in fiber.
c. high in fiber.
d. full liquid.
15. The characteristic symptoms of celiac disease are
a. vomiting and diarrhea.
b. diarrhea and steatorrhea.
c. abdominal pain and constipation.
d. chronic, bloody diarrhea.
16. Hepatitis is usually the result of
a. a viral infection or alcohol or drug abuse.
b. a bacterial or viral infection.
c. excessive fat and protein intake.
d. chronic malnutrition.
17. Viral hepatitis can be contracted through
a. ingestion of contaminated food or water.
b. airborne viruses from coughing and sneezing.
c. physical contact with an infected person.
d. alcohol abuse.
18. The treatment of hepatitis includes
a. rest and optimal nutrition.
b. antibiotics and optimal nutrition.
c. fluid restriction and rest.
d. diuretics and optimal nutrition.
19. Nutrition therapy for hepatitis includes a diet that is _____ in protein, _____ in carbohydrate, and _____ in fat.
a. high, high, high
b. low, high, low
c. low, low, high
d. high, high, moderate
20. A major difficulty in treating hepatitis is that
a. the person must stay in isolation for a long time.
b. the person can have only a clear liquid diet.
c. the person usually has a poor appetite.
d. typically only one kind of antibiotic will cure it.
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