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To keep a healthy weight, balance the calories from good with the calories burned in daily work and play

True

1

Two minerals known to influence blood pressure are _________ and __________

Sodium and Potassium

2

Brushing and flossing your teeth daily brightens your smile and studies show it may also help keep your heart healthy.

True

3

Breakfast eaters are less likely to be overweight and more likely to have higher nutrient intakes

True

4

The brain is fueled by _________and ___________

Glucose and Carbohydrates

5

A person may have a family history of heart disease or diabetes, but that doesn't meat that a person is destined to have the disease.

True

6

Osteoporosis is a common condition in older adults, especially in ________

Women

7

Name five food groups

1. Protein
2. Grain
3. Fruit
4. Vegetables
5. Dairy

8

The guidelines are intended for ages two and older, including those at increased risk for chronic disease.
How often are they reviewed?

Every five years.

9

The goals of the USDA are

1. Easy to understand image.
2. Healthy lifestyle.
3. Reminder to eat healthy.
4. Visualize a meal.

10

My plate was created by the USDA to provide individuals with an easy to understand image that aims to empower individuals to make healthy decisions

True

11

Nutritional facts on a label are listed on the back and ingredients must be listed in order of

Most to least in food product.

12

Food allergies are

The bodies response to protein in a food.

13

A food intolerance are

Difficulty in digesting the food.

14

These types of foods provides energy nutrients

Protein
Fat
Carbohydrate a

15

____________ is the body's preferred source of energy

Carbohydrates

16

____________ is the most concentrated source of energy.

Fat

17

A common myth is that eating sugar causes a person to be diabetic.

True

18

The word lipids refer to ___________ and ___________

Fats and Oils.

19

Types of fatty acids are ____________ and _______________.



Monounsaturated fat
Polyunsaturated fats.

20

Lacto ovo vegetarian.

Eat plant-based foods plus milk/dairy products and eggs.

21

Lacto vegetarians.

Eat plant-based foods and milk/dairy products.

22

Vegan vegetarian

Do not eat any animal-based foods. That includes honey.

23

Some nutrient concerns of vegetarians are

Iron
Calcium
B-12
Vitamin D
Zinc
Iodine
Omega-3 fatty acids

24

Four factors that influence food choices

1. Time
2. Price
3. Taste
4. Availability

25

Nutrition can be posted on the Internet by anyone, so you must carefully review it.

True