It is important to choose a diet moderate in salt and sodium because ____________.
|A)||a diet high in salt might increase bowel movements|
|B)||a diet high in salt might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease|
|C)||salt does not taste good|
|D)||a diet high in salt may cause birth defects|
Why is it a good idea to limit your intake of processed foods, such as hot dogs and bologna?
|A)||They are expensive.|
|B)||They are often high in fat.|
|C)||Both a and c|
|D)||They have added chemicals such as nitrates.|
Which of the following is the best example of a meal high in antioxidants?
|A)||A hot dog, yogurt, and coffee|
|B)||A cheeseburger, french fries, and a soda|
|C)||Fish, green salad, potatoes, orange juice|
|D)||Cheese cubes, bagel, and milk|
If a person experiences a red, itchy rash around the mouth after eating something new, he or she most likely has ___________.
|A)||a food allergy|
|C)||an intolerance to MSG|
|D)||a food intolerance|
Why is the number of children and teens who develop type II diabetes growing in the U.S.?
|A)||Because the rates of obesity are growing in children and teens|
|B)||Because children spend more time in front of the television and computers than they used to|
|C)||An intolerance to MSG|
|D)||All of the above|
Which of the following is a cruciferous vegetable?
How does eating fish help keep your heart healthy?
|A)||It contains omega-3 fatty acids.|
|B)||It prevents diabetes.|
|C)||If you are eating fish, you're not eating junk food.|
|D)||It does not have any MSG.|
_________ is a body weight that is 20 percent or more than a desirable body weight.
Which of the following is the best choice if you are trying to reduce your "bad" cholesterol, or LDL?
|A)||Skinless chicken breast|
|B)||Fish fried in canola oil|
Someone who cannot digest lactose has ____________.