Nutrition Survival Guide

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Survival Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Nutrition information for those with type 2 diabetes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can someone else in my family eat the diabetes diet I need to follow?
    • A. 

      Yes, in fact, it would probably make them healthier

    • B. 

      No, someone who does not have diabetes should not eat the diabetes diet

  • 2. 
    It is likely your portions are too large if you are overweight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    People with diabetes should not eat fruit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Good quality carbohydrates include:
    • A. 

      Whole grain bread, cookies, lite yogurt, pretzels

    • B. 

      Fruit, whole wheat crackers, b rown rice, bran cereal

    • C. 

      Peas, beans, ice cream, cheese, muffins

  • 5. 
    If I am still hungry after eating dinner, I should eat more:
    • A. 

      Fruit

    • B. 

      Whole wheat bread

    • C. 

      Veggies and/or lean protein

  • 6. 
    Why should you turn off the TV while eating?
    • A. 

      TV is absorbing and can prevent you from feeling full

    • B. 

      There are too many commercials about food

    • C. 

      TV makes you lazy and kills brain cells

  • 7. 
    The Plate Method of controlling portion sizes consists of ____  sections.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

  • 8. 
    Why do people with diabetes have to keep their diet low in fat?
    • A. 

      Because it is fattening

    • B. 

      It can cause kidney disease

    • C. 

      To avoid heart attack, stroke and circulatory problems

  • 9. 
    Examples of good fat are:
    • A. 

      Nuts, olive oil, avacado

    • B. 

      Peanutbutter, mayonnaise, low fat chips

    • C. 

      Olives, sesame seeds, Ranch dressing

  • 10. 
    Fried food, like french fries, chicken nuggets and donuts are examples of:
    • A. 

      Saturated fat

    • B. 

      Monounsaturated fat

    • C. 

      Trans fat

  • 11. 
    Which cheese is lowest in fat and calories?
    • A. 

      Swiss cheese

    • B. 

      Parmesan cheese

    • C. 

      Cottage cheese

  • 12. 
    Most people with diabetes should eat every 4 to 5 hours during the day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    For stable blood glucose the largest meal of the day should be -
    • A. 

      Breakfast

    • B. 

      Lunch

    • C. 

      Neither. Portions should be spread fairly evenly throughout the day

  • 14. 
    If my blood glucose is high, I should skip my next meal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The recipes included in this module were for -
    • A. 

      Low fat dinners

    • B. 

      Veggies

    • C. 

      Diabetes desserts