Vitamins and minerals
Be a wise food consumer
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Canada's food guide

100

Eating habits during adolescence can have a lifelong impact on bone health. What mineral and what vitamin are especially important to bone strength?
Calcium and Phosphorus

100

Name two reasons why eating breakfast is important.
The body dosn't function right without breakfast, and can put you in a good mood to start the day. Also you need breakfast to concentrate throught the day.

100

What diatary habits help you to keep healthy skin.
for healthy skin you should eat, calcium rich foods and lots of fruits and vegetables.

100

Foods are grouped according to the nutrient they provide. Name the four food groups.
Grains, dairy, Meat and alternatives and Fruits and vegetables.

200

A lack of this mineral can cause tiredness, an inability to concentrate, and anemia. What is it, and name an exellent food source?
Iron

200

Descirbe two healthy breakfasts, that provide at least three food groups.
Small whole-wheat bagel, cottage cheese and peaches. It has grain, fruit and dairy. Oatmeal with fat-free milk and sliced apples. This also has dairy, fruit and and grain products.

200

Athletes need food to fuel their muscles and brain. Name three healthy foods that provide plenty of energy.
brown rice, broccoli and fruits like oranges and bananas.

200

Canada's food guide tells us to have vegetables that are these two colours everyday. Name the colours and tell why these vegetables are encouraged.
green and orange. Orange vegtables help keep healthy joints and strong healthy bones and green help support your vision and boost your immune system.

300

Vegetables and fruit contain many needed nutrients. Name at least 3 nutrients they provide.
Sodium, calcium and fibre

300

Name two different healthy lunches that you could buy at a fast food outlet that contain all four food groups.
Milk, turkey and lettuce sandwhich

300

Many TV commercials and magazine ads can affect the way we feel about food. Choose an ad, and explain how it can effect our food choices. http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/mcdonalds_loose_change_3?size=_original
this ad affects your food choice because it tempts you to buy the unhealthy product with low prices and making it look better in the picture than in reality.

300

Some food do not fit into a food group category because they are low in nutrients and/or high in fat or sugar, therfore often called "empty calories". Name eight foods that do not fit into a food group category.
candy, pop, chips, cookies, ice cream, pizza, juice boxes and kraft dinner.

400

This vitamin is needed in periods of rapid growth, and cell division. It is important to all girls and women of child bearing age, because it reduces the risk of certain birth defects (neural tube defects). It is important to keep your heart healthy. What is the vitamin and what are the best food sources.
Vitamin A, and most leafy green foods are a good source of Vitamin A

400

Grocery stores use various techniques to get consumers to buy products that they had no intention of purchasing. Descirbe at least three of these techniques.
Bright colors, words such as sale and cheap. And placing popular children items in reach.

400

Name two examples of a nutrition claim that you might see on a label.
low fat and sodium free

400

Name two nutrients that Meat and Alternatives provide and then name at least 5 meat alternatives.
fibre and protine. 5 meat alternatives are tofu, tempeh, TVP, seitan and eggs.