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b. 10 grams of added sugars indicates this food has a significant amount of added sugar (20% of the recommended amount). Current dietary guidelines recommend limiting sugar consumption.
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b. According to MyPlate, carbohydrates (fruits and vegetables) comprise the largest portion of the plate.
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c. Although all the clients have nutritional concerns, a client recently diagnosed with a myocardial infarction (a “heart attack”) has an immediate need for diet instruction related to their new diagnosis.
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b. WIC is designed to provide food assistance to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk.
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b. Diets and nutritional counseling should reflect scientific findings supported by research.
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a. Clients who do not have a steady income may not be able to get food when needed. These clients should be screened for food insecurity.
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d. Measuring the client’s WHR at a follow-up visit can provide objective data that reflects the client’s progress toward a nutrition-related goal.
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c. Employment status is a nonmedical factor that influences health.
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a. Educational materials should be developed so that readers with lower literacy levels can understand the content.
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d. This response acknowledges the client’s feelings and initiates the process of educating the client on how to evaluate nutrition information on social media.
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