Food Pyramid
MyPlate
Nutrition Facts
Other
Essential Nutrients
100
What is the orange section of the food pyriamid?
Grains & Bread
100
What is the red secion of the MyPlate?
Fruits
100
What does serving per container mean?
How many servings are in the package
100
What is the 5/20 rule?
Anything under 5% is considered "low" anything over 20% is considered "high"
100
What is THE MOST essential nutrient?
Water
200
What is the green section of the My Pyramid?
Vegetables
200
What should the largest section of your plate be?
Vegetables
200
What is one thing that you want to keep low on a Nutrition Facts label?
sodium, cholesterol, calories from fat, saturated fat sugars
200
What household object is the same size as one serving of chicken or beef?
Deck of cards
200
True or false: Your body is really good at storing all extra vitamins.
False
300
What is the blue seciton of the food pyramid?
Dairy
300
What beverage does MyPlate suggest you drink with your meal?
Dairy, milk
300
What does % DAILY VALUE mean?
Percentage of your diet for the whole day that you are consuming in one serving
300
What type of fat raises our cholesterol levels?
Saturated fats
300
True or false: All fats are bad for you.
False
400
Besides meat, what fits in the purple section (or protein section) of the food pyramid/ MyPlate?
Beans, nuts, eggs
400
What section is bigger, Grains or Protein (meat)?
Grains
400
True or false: Dietary fiber is healthy.
True
400
What eating disorder is characterized by extreme overeating followed by depression and self induced purging (throwing up) or fasting?
Bulimia
400
What do carbohydrates do for our bodies?
Provide energy, "brain food"
500
What does the man on the food pyramid represent?
Exercise
500
Should you consume more WHOLE GRAINS or REFINED GRAINS
WHOLE GRAINS
500
If the serving size of a bag of chips was 10 and the sodium on the label was 500mg, how much sodium would you consume in 20 chips?
1,000mg
500
Why is breakfast important?
In general, kids and teens who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired.  A good breakfast fuels you up and gets you ready for the day. You haven’t eaten for 8+ hours!! Need the nutrients to get going for the day
500
Name 5 of the 6 essentail nutrients
water, minerals, vitamins, proteins, fats, carbohydrates
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