eNutrition
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Nutrition for Nursing Students, independent study
Quiz 10

QUIZ 10

Essay questions.

  1. One brand of bottled water [front] label claims “ 10 calories per serving. naturally sweetened … supernaturally tasty.” The Nutrition Facts label estimates “ Servings Per Container 2.5” and the bottle contains “ 20 FL OZ - 591 mL.” How many calories would 590 ml of tap water or rain water (H2O) provide?
  2. The same brand of water has been promoted as a breakfast substitute for office workers who wear power suits (& fuzzy bunny slippers). Based on the Nutrition Facts Label [below], explain why this product is or is not a reasonable breakfast substitute.
adjusted to
Amount Per Single-serving container
Calories 25
%Daily Value
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 175mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
  Sugar 7.5g
  Erythritol < 2.5g
Protein 0g
per serving per bottle
Vitamin A 10% 25%
Vitamin C 100% 250%
Calcium 4% 10%
Vitamin E 10% 25%
Vitamin B3 10% 25%
Vitamin B6 10% 25%
Folic Acid 15% 40%
Vitamin B12 10% 25%
Vitamin B5 10% 25%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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