Fruits/Vegetables Grains Meat/Protein Dairy Fitness

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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.
Name 2 foods located in the grains food group.

200

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

200

Vitamin D
What vitamin is largely associated with dairy?

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

True.
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.

400

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

400

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.
Is it possible to make popcorn a healthy snack? If so, how?

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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.
What is vegan?

500

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

500

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
Name four benefits of being physically active.

Nutrition Jeopardy - Set 1

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