CPE Quiz: May/June 2016

Continuing Professional Education quizzes offer dietetics professionals the opportunity to earn CPE credit. Food & Nutrition offers 2.0 CPE hours via a self study (not professional reading) for completing the entire issue. Quiz questions reflect a series of articles, not a single article.

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Below are links to Food & Nutrition CPE quizzes. All questions are multiple choice and include an answer key.

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  2. Answer all of the quiz questions.
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  5. From the confirmation page, you may choose to download a Certificate of Completion or email yourself a link to the certificate. Click one of the links — either to download or to email certificate:
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  6. Print and fill out the certificate for your records. Retain a copy for your portfolio and licensure needs. Food & Nutrition will have your participation on file for seven (7) years.
  7. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) will need to manually log this activity in the Step 4 CPE Activity Log. It is up to the practitioner to determine which learning needs code is most appropriate for his or her portfolio.

Release Date   4/28/2016
Quiz Expiration Date 4/27/2019
Estimated time to complete activity    2.0 hrs
Quiz CPE credits 2.0 hrs


Educational Objectives

This CPE quiz covers the following articles:

  • Click: App Reviews
  • Research: New Studies
  • Osteoporosis: Prevention through the Lifespan
  • Defining the Deficiency of the Sunshine Vitamin
  • Alkaline Balance: Does pH Affect Health and Wellness?
  • Built to the Bone
  • Vitamin K: A Bone-Building Underdog with Potential
  • Oodles of Noodles
  • Waste Not: Egg-Free Discovery

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between vitamin K and bone health.
  • Summarize the findings of one recently published nutrition/medical study highlighted in this issue.
  • Describe the concept of pH balance and PRAL.
  • List two ways that leftover liquids in canned and jarred foods can be used in recipes.
  • Give an example of an Asian noodle and how it is made.
  • Describe one challenge and opportunity to maximize bone density or minimize bone loss at each decade of life.
  • Explain why weight-bearing exercise is key to building and maintaining strong bones.
  • Provide an example of an app listed in the issue and summarize its functions.
  • Discuss the differences amongst health organizations regarding vitamin D deficiency and sufficiency levels.


CDR Registration Number

1. Aquafaba is:

A. A type of machinery used by fish farms to filter waste
B. The cooking liquid of beans and legumes
C. The process for removing water from fruit for drying
D. A Mexican beverage made from water infused with herbs

2. PRAL stands for:

A. Potential Renal Acid Load
B. Protein Recognized Alkaline Load
C. Pattern for Resorbed Acid Loss
D. Processed Renal Alkaline Loss

3. Fruits and vegetables are examples of foods that are considered to be _________.

A. Alkaline
B. Acidic

4. This amount of total fiber intake was associated with the lowest risk of breast cancer, according to findings from the Nurses’ Health Study II.

A. 23.6±5.1 grams
B. 30.3±5.1 grams
C. 26.4±5.1 grams
D. 28.2±5.1 grams

5. The form of supplemental vitamin D that is preferred because it is more efficiently converted in the liver is:

A. Vitamin D2
B. Vitamin D3

6. This app is a meal-planning tool for healthy shoppers.

A. Nom Live
B. Foodie
C. Zipongo
D. Lifesum

7. True or False? Research has found that white women may reach their peak lifetime bone mass up to five years later than non-white women and men.

A. True
B. False

8. The Japanese noodle made from the yam-like tuber called konjac is:

A. Shirataki
B. Udon
C. Somen
D. Soba

9. This form of vitamin K is produced in the lower gut of humans by bacteria in the colon:

A. K1
B. K2
C. K3
D. K4

10. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s recent position statement on peak bone mass development and lifestyle factors, calcium intake and ______ have the most significant impact on bone health.

A. Protein
B. Dairy
C. Exercise
D. Vitamin D




1. B
2. A
3. A
4. C
5. B
6. C
7. B - False
8. A
9. B
10. C