Common Sayings
Shopping Tips
Supplements/ Vitamins and Minerals
Canada's Food Guide
Fun Facts
"An _____ a day keeps the doctor away"
What is an apple * Did you know that apples are a good source of fiber and vitamin C ??!
This action removes pesticides and dirt from your fruits and vegetables
What is washing You should wash your fruits and vegetables even when buying organic. If buying organic watch out for the labels that say "Certified Organically Grown"
Milk, yogurt and cheese are the richest sources of _____
What is Calcium Canadas Food Guide recommends 1000-1500mg of Calcium per day. A cup of milk is equivalent 300mg and an orange has 50 mg of calcium.
The Canada's Food Guide shows how many _______ of food you need each day from the four categories
What is servings Canadians Food Guide recommends 7 servings of fruit and vegetables for both males and females above the age of 51 1/2 cup is considered a serving size for fruits and cooked leafy vegetables as well as uncooked vegetables 1 cup is a serving for raw/uncooked leafy vegetables
Which one contains more sugar : a lemon or a strawberry
What is a lemon
Take it with a grain of ______.
What is salt. The Canadian Seniors Guide recommends limiting salt intake to no more then 2 300mg a day (1tsp). To help lower your salt intake do not add salt when cooking, instead use herbs and other spices to add flavor
A good alternative to fresh fruits and vegetables during the winter seasons
What is frozen fruits and vegetables Be careful when buying frozen fruits and veggies, because if they are in a big clump in the bag that means they have been thawed and re-frozen Before shopping take time to think of the meals you want to cook and be sure to check your fridge and freezer to use up what you have first
This vegetable is known to improve eye health and is rich in vitamin A
What is carrots Carrots are not the only source of vitamin A but can also be found in liver, eggs, milk, cheese, dark green and yellow vegetables.
At least ____ of your grain products should be whole grains
What is half Canada's Food Guide recommends 6 servings of grains for females and 7 servings for males over 51 years 1 serving= a slice of bread, half a bagel, half a pita 1/2 cup of cooked rice or pasta= 1 serving
Yellow, Red and Orange are colors used in fast food restaurants to ______
What is stimulate hunger
Easy as ____
What is pie. The BC Seniors nutrition guide suggests that you should limit the amount of sugar that you eat to 6-10tsp a day. Feel free to eat your sweets, just remember to eat them in moderation !
The white streaks found on red meat, also is a type of counter top
What is marbling When shopping for meats try to buy lean meats although marbling adds flavor it is also high in fat
The vitamin that you absorb while in the sun.
What is Vitamin D It is recommended that individuals spend at least 15-30 minutes in the sun daily. Vitamin D is good for teeth, bones and protects against muscle weakness.
___ milk is an alternative to milk for those who are vegetarians or have allergies/sensitivities
What is soy/almond/rice Soy milk has almost as much protein as dairy milk, less fat, no cholesterol Canada's Food Guide recommends 3 servings for both males and females above the age of 51 1 cup= 1 serving for milk and fortified soy 1/2 cup of yogurt = 1 serving
How many 4L jugs of milk does the average cow produce per day
What is around 5 4L jugs of milk
A _____ out of water.
What is fish Did you know fish is a good source of protein with omega 3 fatty acids which is good for your heart health
People say that you should never do this while hungry
What is grocery shopping When grocery shopping do the majority of your shopping on the outside to increase the amount of fresh food. As grocery stores are designed to have their foods that have longer shelf lives in the inner isles, and these often have less nutritional value.
Scurvy is a disease that often affected sailors because they lacked _________
What is Vitamin C Vitamin C is essential for healing and in the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth. It can be found in fruits such as mango, papaya, pineapple, kiwi fruit, cantaloupe, citrus fruits, broccoli, bell peppers, spinach, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and winter squash.
Tofu, beans and lentils are a good source of _____
What is protein Canada's Food Guide recommends 2 servings for females and 3 servings for males over the age of 51 For 1 serving= 1/2 cup of the size of a deck of cards 3/4 cup of legumes and tofu= 1 serving 2 eggs= 1 serving 2tbsp of peanut butter= 1 serving
The fear of vegetables
What is lachanophobia
Nutty as a _____ cake.
What is fruit Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetables
What is fsgvs
A mineral or a metal.
What is iron A deficiency in iron can cause you to become extremely tired and irritability, this is known as iron deficiency anemia. (If you are concerned about your iron levels )
Canada Food Guide recommended that you limit this type of fat
What is trans-fat Canada's Food Guide recommends vegetable, canola and soybean oil Limit your butter and hard margarine
Purple was the original color of this vegetable
What is a carrot Carrots changed in the 17th Century to orange with newer varieties.
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