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Section IX: Special Topics (A)

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Which of the following will be elevated in the bloodstream about 1 to 2 hours after eating a high-fat meal?

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A. Chylomicrons

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B. High density lipoprotein

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C. Ketone bodies

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D. Nonesterified fatty acids

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E. Very low density lipoprotein

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Which of the following will be elevated in the bloodstream about 4 to 5 hours after eating a high-fat meal?

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A. Chylomicrons

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B. High-density lipoprotein

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C. Ketone bodies

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D. Nonesterified fatty acids

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E. Very low density lipoprotein

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Which of the following is the best definition of glycemic index?

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A. The increase in the blood concentration of glucagon after consuming the food compared with that after an equivalent amount of white bread.

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B. The increase in the blood concentration of glucose after consuming the food.

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C. The increase in the blood concentration of glucose after consuming the food compared with that after an equivalent amount of white bread.

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D. The increase in the blood concentration of insulin after consuming the food.

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E. The increase in the blood concentration of insulin after consuming the food compared with that after an equivalent amount of white bread.

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Which of the following will have the lowest glycemic index?

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A. A baked apple

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B. A baked potato

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C. An uncooked apple

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D. An uncooked potato

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E. Apple juice

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Which of the following will have the highest glycemic index?

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A. A baked apple

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B. A baked potato

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C. An uncooked apple

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D. An uncooked potato

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E. Apple juice

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Which one of the following statements concerning chylomicrons is CORRECT?

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A. Chylomicrons are made inside intestinal cells and secreted into lymph, where they acquire ...

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