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Food Labels
Healthy Snacks
Understanding Food Labels
Unhealthy Foods
100

How much of your plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables?

one half

100

True or False: It is important to check a nutrition label before buying food

 True

100

True or False: Foods that have a lot of added sugar, like cookies, or like chips, are healthy snacks.

false

100

Do similar foods made by different brands have the same nutrition labels? 

No- they are made using different ingredients 
100

True or False: You should never eat candy

False- everything is okay in moderation

200

What are the names of the five food groups?

 fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy

200

Give one reason why food labels are important 

Helps you to know what type of ingredients the food contains, helps you determine how much the food costs for its weight, provides health information


200

True or False: Celery with peanut butter is an example of a healthy snack.

true

200

What ingredient in soda, fruit punch and sports drinks is bad for your teeth?

added sugar

200

Name an unhealthy drink

Soda, Red Bull, sugary fruit juice

300

Carrots, onions, and lettuce are part of which food group?

Vegetables

300

True or False: The first ingredient listed in an ingredients list is used the most


True

300

Which should you choose for a healthy snack: Whole wheat toast or white bread toast? 

Whole Wheat Toast

300

Does chocolate milk contain natural sugar, added sugar, or both? Explain.

both natural sugar (from the milk) and added sugar (from chocolate syrup)

300

Is dark chocolate bad for you?

No

400

What are three examples of grains?

bread, pasta, rice, crackers, cereal, bagels, noodles, etc.

400

What does a serving size tell you?

how many calories and nutrients — including fat, sugar, and salt — you get from eating a specific quantity of that food

400

What are two examples of healthy snacks?

low-fat yogurt and strawberries, carrots and hummus, apple slices and nuts, etc.

400

When choosing food with fat in them you should always try and select foods with: more than 10g of fat per 100g OR less than 10g of fat per 100g?

Less than 10g of fat per 100g

400

True or False: Candy provides nutrients to your body

False- candy contains no vitamins 
500

Sam ate chicken, rice and carrots for dinner. Which food groups is he missing?

fruit and dairy

500

Which is not a part of the Nutrition Facts Label? Calories, Allergens, Fiber, or Cholesterol?


Allergens

500

Why is it important to eat healthy snacks?

They give your body nutrients, refuel your body, and prevent hunger between meals.

500

What might you see on a food label as an alternative to sugar?

Stevia, honey, fructose, syrup, etc

500
Are chips red, yellow, or green?

Red

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