Test Your Healthy Eating Diet Quiz

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What do you know about healthy eating? Answer the following questions to test your knowledge! Let's start and test yourself now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    On average, how many portions of fruit and vegetables do you think you eat each day?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      One - two

    • C.

      Three - four

    • D.

      Five or more

    Correct Answer
    D. Five or more
    Explanation
    You should try to eat at least five portions of fruit or vegetables per day!!

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following provide one portion of fruit or vegetables? Please tick all that apply.

    • A.

      A small glass of unsweetened orange juice

    • B.

      A baked potato

    • C.

      3 dried apricots

    • D.

      Half a honeydew melon

    • E.

      Three heaped tablespoons of carrots

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A small glass of unsweetened orange juice
    B. A baked potato
    C. 3 dried apricots
    Explanation
    A small glass of unsweetened orange juice, a baked potato, and three dried apricots provide one portion of fruit or vegetables. Orange juice is made from oranges, which are a fruit. A baked potato is a vegetable. Dried apricots are also a fruit. These options fulfill the requirement of providing one portion of fruit or vegetables.

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  • 3. 

    How many portions of fruit is a medium sized apple?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    • E.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    A. One
    Explanation
    A medium-sized apple is considered as one portion of fruit because it is a single piece of fruit that can be consumed as a serving.

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  • 4. 

    Why do health experts recommend eating lots of fruit and vegetables?

    • A.

      Filling up on fruit and veg can help you eat less fatty snack foods and so keep your weight down

    • B.

      Eating more fruit and veg can help to protect against diseases such as CHD and Strokes

    • C.

      Eating more fruit and veg can provide a wide variety of vitamins needed for a healthy diet

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Health experts recommend eating lots of fruit and vegetables because they provide a wide variety of vitamins needed for a healthy diet. Additionally, filling up on fruit and veg can help to eat less fatty snack foods and keep weight down. Moreover, eating more fruit and veg can help protect against diseases such as CHD and strokes. Therefore, all of the above reasons contribute to the recommendation of consuming a high amount of fruits and vegetables.

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  • 5. 

    How much fluid do you think health experts would recommend drinking every day?

    • A.

      2 litres

    • B.

      1.5 litres

    • C.

      1 litre

    • D.

      Half a litre

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 litres
    Explanation
    Health experts generally recommend drinking at least 2 litres of fluid every day. This is because staying hydrated is crucial for maintaining overall health and well-being. Drinking an adequate amount of fluid helps to regulate body temperature, support digestion, transport nutrients, and flush out toxins. It is important to note that individual fluid needs may vary depending on factors such as age, activity level, climate, and overall health. However, 2 litres is a commonly recommended guideline for the average adult.

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  • 6. 

    How much salt do experts recommend to be a safe daily level for adults?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      3 grams

    • C.

      6 grams

    • D.

      12 grams

    • E.

      18 grams

    Correct Answer
    C. 6 grams
    Explanation
    Experts recommend a safe daily level of 6 grams of salt for adults. Consuming excessive amounts of salt can lead to health problems such as high blood pressure and an increased risk of heart disease. Therefore, it is important to limit salt intake to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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  • 7. 

    A high level of cholesterol in your blood is associates with increased risk of coronary heart disease

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A high level of cholesterol in the blood is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. This is because cholesterol can build up in the arteries, forming plaques that can restrict blood flow to the heart. Over time, this can lead to the development of coronary heart disease, which is characterized by blockages in the coronary arteries and can result in heart attacks or other cardiovascular complications. Therefore, it is important to maintain healthy cholesterol levels to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following are major sources of saturated fat? Please tick all that apply.

    • A.

      Cooking fats and spreads eg. margarine or butter

    • B.

      Fatty meats and meat products eg. sausages, bacon

    • C.

      Chips and crisps

    • D.

      Biscuits, cakes and pastries

    • E.

      Sweets and chocolate

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Cooking fats and spreads eg. margarine or butter
    B. Fatty meats and meat products eg. sausages, bacon
    C. Chips and crisps
    D. Biscuits, cakes and pastries
    E. Sweets and chocolate
    Explanation
    The major sources of saturated fat include cooking fats and spreads (such as margarine or butter), fatty meats and meat products (such as sausages and bacon), chips and crisps, biscuits, cakes and pastries, and sweets and chocolate. These foods are known to contain high levels of saturated fat, which can contribute to an increased risk of heart disease and other health problems.

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