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Section IX – Special Topics (A)

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

A. Chylomicrons

B. High density lipoprotein

C. Ketone bodies

D. Nonesterified fatty acids

E. Very low-density lipoprotein

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

A. Chylomicrons

B. High-density lipoprotein

C. Ketone bodies

D. Nonesterified fatty acids

E. Very low-density lipoprotein

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following will have the lowest glycemic index?

A. A baked apple

B. A baked potato

C. An uncooked apple

D. An uncooked potato

E. Apple juice

Which of the following will have the highest glycemic index?

A. A baked apple

B. A baked potato

C. An uncooked apple

D. An uncooked potato

E. Apple juice

Which one of the following statements concerning chylomicrons is CORRECT?

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

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