Fruits/Vegetables
Grains
Meat/Protein
Dairy
Fitness

100

True/False: All fruits, whether fresh, canned, frozen, dried, whole, cut-up, are considered a part of the fruit group.
True.

100

True/False: A slice of bread DOES NOT count as an ounce equivalent of grains.
False.

100

True/False: It is healthier to trim away all visible fats from meats and poultry before cooking.
True.

100

True/False: All foods made from milk contain a large amount of calcium.
False - foods made from milk that have little to no calcium - cream cheese, cream, butter

100

True/False: Regardless of weight, if two people partake in the same amount of physical activity, they will burn the same amount of calories.
False.

200

Why should you your fruit choices?
Fruits differ in nutrient content.

200

Grains contain fiber. In terms of the body, what is fiber useful for?
Reducing constipation. Fiber helps to fill you up - and keep you digestive system happy!

200

True/False: Unsalted nuts and seeds lower sodium intake.
True

200

What is the name for a person who cannot consume milk products?
Lactose Intolerant

200

How does physical activity and nutrition relate to each other?
They work hand in hand. Being active increases the amount of calories burned. Maintaining a balance requires moving more and eating less.

300

Why is it important to keep fruits separate from raw meats, poultry, and seafood while shopping?
To decrease the chance of cross contamination. Cooking destroys food borne pathogens and MANY fruits are not cooked before eating.

300

What are two subgroups of grains?
Whole and refined grain

300

Name an area in the body in which protein acts as a building block.
Building blocks for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, blood, enzymes, hormones and vitamins

300

What is the name of the bone disease commonly associated with calcium and vitamin D deficiency?
Osteoporosis

300

Which type of exercise enhances physical stability and flexibility? A. Bone Strengthening B. Balance and Stretching C. Muscle Strengthening
B. Balance and Stretching

400

Name a fruit that contains potassium.
Banana, prunes, prune juice, orange juice, dried peaches, apricots, cantaloupe, honeydew melon

400

Whole grains are a source of magnesium. In the body, what is the function of magnesium?
Used to build bones and release energy from muscles.

400

What are the three nutrients that provide calories?
Protein, Fats, Carbohydrates

400

Why should you choose low-fat or fat-free milk products?
They contain little to no fat and reduce empty calorie intake. Empty calories can raise LDL or "bad cholesterol".

400

What is the minimum amount of time you should dedicate to a specific activity?
At least 10 minutes

500

In the food group, what is considered a cup of fruit?
1 cup of fruit, 100% fruit juice and 1/2 cup dried fruit can all be considered as 1 cup of fruit.

500

Most refined grains are enriched. In terms of grains, what does enriched mean?
Certain B vitamins and iron are added back after processing

500

LDL is considered "bad cholesterol." What does the acronym "LDL" stand for?
Low-Density Lipoprotein

500

What are empty calories
Calories from solid fats and added sugars

500

What is metabolism?
Life sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of the body. These reactions allow organisms to grow, reproduce, maintain structure, and respond to their environment.