How Healthy Are Your Eating Habits?

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How Healthy Are Your Eating Habits? - Quiz




This quiz will reveal about the your eating habits, by answering just 10 simple questions.
Designed by Nutrition Department of Medical Research Institute Sri Lanka . (Template by Dr. Wedisha)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "I eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day"(One portion should be around 80g or 3 tablespoons full cooked vegetables or green leaves)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is "I eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day." The statement is true because it states that the person consumes a minimum of five portions of fruits and vegetables daily. This aligns with the recommended dietary guidelines, which suggest consuming at least five portions (around 80g or 3 tablespoons) of fruits and vegetables each day for a healthy diet.

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  • 2. 

    "When I snack I generally stick to nuts, fruits or vegetables snacks"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person usually chooses healthier snack options like nuts, fruits, or vegetables. This implies that they make conscious choices to snack on nutritious foods rather than unhealthy options. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the person generally sticks to healthier snacks.

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  • 3. 

    " limit my intake of high-fat or sugary foods to a minimum of one a day"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that the person should limit their consumption of high-fat or sugary foods to a minimum of one serving per day. This implies that they should try to avoid or reduce their intake of these types of foods as much as possible, and only consume them in moderation. Therefore, the correct answer is true, as it aligns with the recommendation to limit the consumption of unhealthy foods.

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  • 4. 

    "I understand the difference between types of fat (saturated and unsaturated fat) and always opt for heart friendly options when cooking"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement indicates that the person has knowledge about the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats and consciously chooses heart-friendly options while cooking. This suggests that they are aware of the potential health risks associated with saturated fats and make an effort to prioritize their heart health. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 5. 

    "I believe in eating what I want but in moderation"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the person believes in enjoying their food but also practicing moderation. This means that they do not completely restrict themselves from eating certain foods, but rather consume them in limited quantities. This approach promotes a balanced and sustainable approach to eating, allowing for enjoyment while still maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 6. 

    "I never skip main meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement implies that the person always eats their main meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 7. 

    "My daily diet is varied and full of colours" (green, yellow, red etc.)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because a varied and colorful diet typically includes a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and other nutritious foods. Different colors in fruits and vegetables indicate the presence of different vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which are essential for maintaining good health. Including a variety of colors in one's diet ensures a diverse intake of nutrients and promotes overall well-being.

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  • 8. 

    "I eat fish at least twice a week"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "I eat fish at least twice a week" is true because it indicates that the person consumes fish a minimum of two times in a week.

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  • 9. 

    "I rarely eat processed foods"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "I rarely eat processed foods" is true. This means that the person does not consume processed foods frequently.

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  • 10. 

    "I include all 5 food groups in my daily meals" (cereals, vegetables, fruits, milk or milk products, pulses /fish / meat / eggs or soya)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it states that the person includes all 5 food groups in their daily meals, which are cereals, vegetables, fruits, milk or milk products, and pulses/fish/meat/eggs or soya. Including all these food groups ensures a balanced and nutritious diet, providing the body with essential nutrients from different food sources.

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