Fruits/Vegetables
Grains
Meat/Protein
Dairy
Fitness

100

Name three of the most commonly eaten fruits.
Apples, Bananas, Peaches, Grapefruit, Grapes, Plums, Mango, Oranges

100

In the body, what is iron used for?
To carry oxygen to the blood. Grains are a major source of non-heme iron in American diets.

100

True/False: You should always wash/rinse beef or poultry meat before cooking.
False. Washing meat and poultry is not necessary and provides more opportunity for contaminating the work area.

100

What part of the body is dairy intake associated with benefiting the most?
Bone

100

Name three types of physical fitness.
Can vary. Some examples include: walking, bicycling, dancing, and sports.

200

True/False: Diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as fruits can protect against certain types of cancer.
True

200

Name 2 foods located in the grains food group.
Answer will vary. Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are all examples of grain products.

200

Why is it important to cook protein foods at a safe temperature?
To kill harmful microorganisms.

200

What vitamin is largely associated with dairy?
Vitamin D

200

What is physical activity?
Movement of the body that uses energy.

300

When purchasing canned fruits, which provides better nutritive value? Fruits canned in 100% fruit juice or fruits canned in syrup?
Fruits canned in 100% juice

300

True/False: Whole grains as part of a healthy diet can reduce the risk of lung disease.
False: Reduces the risk of heart disease.

300

Name three foods in the protein food group.
Meats, poultry, beans, seafood, peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, seeds

300

True/False: Milk products that are consumed in their low fat or fat free forms provide little to no solid fat.
True.

300

True/False: When you aren't physically active, you are more prone to diseases including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and stroke.
True.

400

Why is it important to wash fruit before consuming?
For safety. To remove dirt and surface microorganisms.

400

Is it possible to make popcorn a healthy snack? If so, how?
Yes, by adding little to no salt or butter. Movie Theater popcorn is not a healthy snack because it is laden with butter - or a butter flavored mixture and salt that is NOT good for you.

400

As with all food groups, how much we need to consume daily is dependent on three things. Name those things.
Age, gender, physical activity

400

In the body, what is calcium used for?
Building bone and teeth and maintaining bone mass. Dairy products are the primary source of calcium in American diets.

400

Out of light, moderate and vigorous intensity activities, which count towards meeting physical activity needs?
Moderate and vigorous

500

Why is vitamin C important?
Important for growth and repair of all body tissues, help heal cuts and wounds, keeps teeth and gums healthy.

500

Grains contain a vitamin that is particularly important during pregnancy. Name that vitamin.
When consumed before and during pregnancy, Vitamin B - particularly Folate (Folic Acid). It helps prevent neural tube defects during fetal development.

500

What is vegan?
Vegans do not eat meat of any kind and also do not eat eggs, dairy products, or processed foods containing these or other animal-derived ingredients such as gelatin.

500

In the body, what is the relationship between vitamin D and calcium?
Vitamin D is needed by the body to absorb calcium.

500

Name four benefits of being physically active.
Answers could include: increase chance of living longer, feeling better about yourself, decrease chances of becoming depressed, better sleeping schedules, move around easier, stronger muscles and bones, stay or get to healthy weight, be with friends and meet new people, enjoy yourself and have fun