Do You Know Your Fruits And Vegetables?

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See how much you really know about your health and well-being with this easy quiz on fruits and vegetables. Hope you learn something new!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Eating fruits and vegetables lowers your risk of:

    • A.

      Type 2 diabetes

    • B.

      Stroke

    • C.

      Cardiovascular disease

    • D.

      Coronary heart disease

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Type 2 diabetes
    B. Stroke
    C. Cardiovascular disease
    D. Coronary heart disease
    Explanation
    Eating fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, and coronary heart disease. This is because fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which are beneficial for maintaining a healthy body. They can help regulate blood sugar levels, improve heart health, reduce inflammation, and lower blood pressure. By incorporating a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet, you can reduce the risk of these chronic diseases and promote overall well-being.

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  • 2. 

    The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables a day for a 2000-calorie diet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. According to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended to consume 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables per day for a 2000-calorie diet. This recommendation is based on the nutritional needs of an average adult and aims to promote a balanced and healthy diet. Consuming an adequate amount of fruits and vegetables provides essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which are important for overall health and well-being.

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  • 3. 

    You should consume _____ cups of dark green vegetables, such as broccoli, romaine lettuce, or spinach, weekly.

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because consuming three cups of dark green vegetables, such as broccoli, romaine lettuce, or spinach, weekly is recommended for a healthy diet. These vegetables are rich in essential nutrients like vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber and minerals. Including them in your diet can support overall health, boost the immune system, and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease and certain cancers.

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  • 4. 

    In addition to vitamins and minerals, plant foods are abundant in phytochemicals, which are special nutrients that may have cancer-fighting properties.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Plant foods are known to be rich in phytochemicals, which are special nutrients that have been found to have potential cancer-fighting properties. These phytochemicals include various compounds such as antioxidants, flavonoids, and carotenoids, which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic effects. Therefore, it is true that plant foods are abundant in phytochemicals that may help in the prevention and treatment of cancer.

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  • 5. 

    Whether you're eating fresh, canned, frozen or dried fruits and vegetables, eating a variety or each will get you:

    • A.

      Less antioxidants.

    • B.

      Confused.

    • C.

      A gold star.

    • D.

      A variety of nutrients.

    Correct Answer
    D. A variety of nutrients.
    Explanation
    Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, regardless of whether they are fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, provides a wide range of nutrients. Different fruits and vegetables contain different vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, so consuming a variety ensures that you receive a diverse array of essential nutrients for overall health and wellbeing.

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