Which of the following is the most nutritious combination of foods for one meal?
|A)||Macaroni and cheese from a box, crackers, name brand cookies|
|B)||Chicken breast, vegetable, baked potato, and a brownie|
|C)||Cheeseburger, french fries, and milkshake from a fast food restaurant|
|D)||A bowl of pasta and 3 slices of bread|
A protein that comes from grains and legumes is a(n) ___________.
Why would a food company sell a small package of food but label it as containing two or three servings?
|A)||So the percent daily value will look higher|
|B)||To make more money|
|C)||To make it appear more healthy for you at the first glance of the food label|
|D)||So they won't have to list the nutrition facts|
What is the difference between complete proteins and incomplete proteins?
|A)||Complete proteins are eaten by vegetarians but incomplete are not|
|B)||Complete proteins contain all nine essential amino acids and incomplete proteins contain some, but not all nine|
|C)||Complete proteins are bad for you and incomplete are good for you|
|D)||Complete proteins contain all 20 amino acids that your body needs, but incomplete proteins do not|
Why is it dangerous to take herbal supplements without talking to your doctor first?
|A)||Because you can't buy herbal supplements without a prescription|
|B)||Because you cannot be sure of the ingredients and effects of a supplement|
|C)||Herbal supplements are classified as a drug and not as food by the FDA|
|D)||Because they act as a diuretic|
Why is water intake so important to the body?
|A)||Water is a nutrient that is involved in every body function.|
|B)||It prevents disease.|
|C)||It causes dehydration.|
|D)||It contains caffeine, which helps your body produce urine.|
Why is important to understand how to read a food label?
|A)||So you are aware of the nutritional value of the foods you are eat|
|B)||So you will never eat anything that has sugar in it|
|C)||To be sure you don't buy something past the "sell by" date|
|D)||So you can tell your family and friends what not to eat|
Which of the following is not a good source of water?
What is the healthful choice if you read on a food label that it contains partially hydrogenated vegetable oil?
|A)||To eat only small amounts of it, and do not eat it on a regular basis|
|B)||To eat extra helpings of it|
|C)||Include it in your diet every day|
|D)||To tell everyone you know not to eat any of it|
The main source of energy for the body is what type of nutrient?