Healthy Eating Overview For Type 2 Diabetes

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 53

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Diabetes Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose which plate arrangement follows the ADA recommendation for people with diabetes.
    • A. 

      1/3 vegetables, 1/3 carbohydrates, 1/3 proteins

    • B. 

      1/2 vegetables, 1/4 carbohydrates, 1/4 proteins

    • C. 

      1/4 vegetables, 1/4 carbohydrates, 1/2 proteins

  • 2. 
    What is the daily recommended serving for meat, meat substitutes and other meat proteins?
    • A. 

      2-4 servings per day

    • B. 

      4-6 ounces per day divided between meals

    • C. 

      4-6 servings per day

    • D. 

      None of these choices are correct

  • 3. 
    Carbohydrate foods contain which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Fiber

    • C. 

      Starch

    • D. 

      All of these are contained within carbohydrate foods

  • 4. 
    Low glycemic index foods have a greater effect on your blood sugar levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following food items has the highest glycemic index per serving?
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Whole grain bread

    • C. 

      Peanuts

    • D. 

      Pretzels

  • 6. 
    Which of the following activities provides you with the best measure of how well you are eating and controlling your diabetes?
    • A. 

      Exercising before meals

    • B. 

      Testing your blood sugar before bed

    • C. 

      Testing your blood sugar after meals

  • 7. 
    What can you assume about a food product if its package reads "Reduced Fat"?
    • A. 

      The product contains less than 25% of your total daily value for fat

    • B. 

      The product has been nutritionally altered to contain 25% less fat than the original product

    • C. 

      The product contains 50% less fat than the original product

  • 8. 
    What can you assume about a food product if its package reads "Sugar Free"?
    • A. 

      The product contains no sugar

    • B. 

      The product contains no carbohydrates

    • C. 

      The product contains less than 0.5 grams of sugar per serving

  • 9. 
    When creating you plate, which of the following are suggested tips for controlling your portions?
    • A. 

      Focus on filling your plate with non-starchy vegetables

    • B. 

      Choose a carbohydrate (starch) portion that is equivalent to the size of 2 fists

    • C. 

      Choose a protein or meat substitute amount equivalent to the size of your palm and with a thickness comparable to your little finger

    • D. 

      All of the above are great tips for controlling your portions

  • 10. 
    When choosing vegetables to fill half of your plate, which of the following selections is the poorest choice?
    • A. 

      Green peas and corn

    • B. 

      Bok choy and carrots

    • C. 

      Mushrooms and peppers

    • D. 

      Spinach and garlic

  • 11. 
    Which of the following provides a solution for people who refuse to give up their favorite unhealthy foods?
    • A. 

      Adjust to smaller amounts of that food

    • B. 

      Adjust the time at which you eat those foods, based on their affect on you blood sugar

    • C. 

      Both A and B are appropriate solutions for control

    • D. 

      You must give up all foods with a high glycemic index

  • 12. 
    What are some of the preparation methods that you should avoid when dining out?
    • A. 

      Broiled

    • B. 

      Grilled

    • C. 

      Fried

    • D. 

      Steamed

  • 13. 
    Carbohydrates are sometimes "hidden" in restaurant items. Which of the following choices does NOT contain "hidden cards"?
    • A. 

      Ketchup

    • B. 

      Fried chicken

    • C. 

      Onion rings

    • D. 

      All of these contain hidden carbs

  • 14. 
    Mustard should be avoided due to its high calorie and fat content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Choose the best beverage option for avoiding calories and sugar.
    • A. 

      Orange Juice

    • B. 

      Clear soda such as Sprite, Sierra Mist and Ginger Ale

    • C. 

      Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi

  • 16. 
    What is the daily recommended serving for fruit?
    • A. 

      2-4 servings per day

    • B. 

      3-5 servings per day

    • C. 

      4-5 servings per day

  • 17. 
    How many grams of carbohydrates are in 2 cups of breakfast cereal, which contains 13 grams of carbs per half cup serving?
    • A. 

      13 grams

    • B. 

      26 grams

    • C. 

      52 grams

  • 18. 
    Which of the following foods has the lowest glycemic index per serving?
    • A. 

      Baked potato

    • B. 

      Honey

    • C. 

      Low fat dairy product

    • D. 

      White bread