Nutrients
Drinks
Snacks
Fast Food
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100

This nutrient is found in bread, fruit, and vegetables and gives energy to your body

Carbohydrates

Proteins

Fats 


Carbohydrate

100

This beverage provides no calories and is the best way to stay hydrated

Water

 

100

Which snack food contains healthy fat? 

1. Chips 

2. Almonds 

3. Cookies 

4. Candy Bars

Almonds are high in fat, but they contain unsaturated fats instead of saturated fat like the other snack items. 

Unsaturated fat protects the heart against heart disease.

100

Fast Food meals often contain high amounts of what 2 nutrients?

Saturated Fat & Sodium

100

What two food groups could beans belong in

Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein Foods, and Dairy

Vegetable & Protein. 

Beans provide vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein, making them an excellent protein source for vegetarians and vegans.

200

This nutrient is found in meat, legumes, and milk and helps grow strong muscles.

Fats

Protein

Iron 

Protein

200

What kind of juice counts as a fruit

100% fruit juice

200

Snack foods and commercially prepared foods often contain a lot of this mineral and are best eaten sparingly.

Sodium. Salt helps prevent spoiling and brings out the flavors in foods. 

We should limit our sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams/day.

200

How many teaspoons of sugar are in a medium (20 ounce) soda?

Approximately 17 teaspoons!

200

A diet high in this mineral is one factor associated with high blood pressure.

Sodium. A diet high in sodium is one factor that increases the risk for developing hypertension.

300

This is an additive sweetener that is made from corn starch. 

High Fructose Corn Syrup 

Maple syrup.

Molasses.

Agave nectar.

High Fructose Corn Syrup

300

Which type of milk has the most protein, vitamins and minerals? 

1. Skim (Fat-Free) 

2. Whole 

3. They have the same amount.

They have the same amount. Lower fat milks contain the same amount of vitamins, minerals, and protein as whole milk. Whole milk simply contains more saturated fat and calories.

300

If a snack food is fat-free or low-fat, what might have been added to it to increase flavor?

Sugar is used in place of the fat, adding more calories to food.

300

Name one way you could make healthier choices when eating fast food.

Order grilled chicken instead of fried  

Ask for the dressing on the side 

- Choose mustard instead of mayonnaise 

- Stick with smaller portions, or share larger orders with someone else

300

An diet high in SoFAS and empty calories can increase your risk of developing which chronic diseases? Name two

Diabetes 

• Heart Disease

 • Obesity

400

Any food that has been changed from its original form to something else is called, give an example

Processed food

400

What is the difference between the sugar found in sodas and the sugar found in 100% fruit juice or milk?

Soda contains added sugar, while 100% fruit juice and milk contain natural sugar, in the form of fructose and lactose.

400

Which of the following is NOT a healthy snacking tip? 1. Eat smaller portions 

2. Do not eat in front of the TV 

3. Choose low fat foods 4. Eat fast so you do not feel too full

Eat fast so you do not feel too full 

The 6 snacking tips are as follows… 

•Smaller portions

 •Not front of the TV 

 •Choose low fat snacks 

 •Sit down, slow down, savor and enjoy.

400

Which of the following fast food restaurants was founded first?

In-N-Out Burger

MCDONALD'S

BURGER KING


In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California. 

As the fast food craze took root, it was soon followed by Whataburger (1950),

 Burger King (1954), 

and McDonald's (1955).

400

Which nutrient builds strong bones and which nutrient builds strong muscles?

Calcium builds strong bones. 

Protein builds strong muscles.

500

This type of fat lowers your good cholesterol and increases your bad cholesterol. 

Saturated fats.

Trans fats.

Monounsaturated fats.

Polyunsaturated fats.

Trans Fat

500

When would be a good time to drink a sports drink?

When you are doing vigorous-intensity physical activity for more than 60 minutes.

 The carbohydrates in sports drinks refuel athletes who have been exercising for extended periods of time. 

For shorter workouts, or just during the day, CHOOSE WATER!

500

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommend that we limit the amount of SoFAS in our diet.

 What does SoFAS stand for?

Solid Fats & Added Sugars SoFAS are high in calories and low in nutrients.

500

What did McDonald's restaurants first introduce in 1968?

Big Mac

Egg McMuffin 

Ronald McDonald

McDonald's restaurants first introduced the Big Mac systemwide in 1968. 

The Big Mac had been introduced slightly earlier in a few stores in Pittsburgh.

 It was followed by the Egg McMuffin (1973) and the Happy Meal (1979). 

Ronald McDonald had been introduced in 1963, several years prior to the Big Mac.

500

On the Nutrition Facts Label, the Percent Daily Values are based on a person consuming how many total calories per day? 

2500 Calories per day

1500 Calories per day

2000 Calories per day

2000 calories per day

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