Are You A Banting Boss?

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Are You A Banting Boss? - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Is net carbs the same as Glycemic and "Carbohydrate" written on the back of packaging?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The only time you need to work out Net Carbs is when a product shows Total Carbs. Then you take Total Carbs and subtract dietary fiber.

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  • 2. 

    If there is "sugar" in the nutritional table, does that mean a product is automatically Red List?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Natural sugars occur in most things like nuts, coconut, coconut milk, tomatoes, etc - only when an item has added sugar like dextrose, Cane Sugar, etc - is that product automatically Red list.

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  • 3. 

    You have to be in Ketosis to be Banting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ketosis is a desirable state, but you don't have to be in ketosis to be considered Banting. Pregnant and Breastfeeding women, those that are maintaining or Banting for health as well as children can bant successfully without being in ketosis.

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  • 4. 

    If you have an apple occasionally, you're not Banting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Apples are orange list and not recommended for regular consumption by those wishing to lose weight. Having one now and then is fine though - and recommended for those that are pregnant, breastfeeding and children.

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  • 5. 

    Blanched Carrots are Green List.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If carrots are plunged into boiling water for a minute, some of their sugars/carbs are leeched into the water. Prepare as you would after that. (Information according to UDSDA and MRC databases - raw vs frozen/cooked)

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  • 6. 

    You need special products to Bant.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, all you need is the correct fat to cook your meat and low carb veg in to successfully bant.

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  • 7. 

    I have read the Beginners Guide to Banting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You need to. Not only will it give your accurate information on Banting Successfully, it will give give you an idea on how this amazing group works.

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  • 8. 

    What is the purpose of the Carb Wise App?

    • A.

      It's fun

    • B.

      To provide accurate exclusive Banting ratios for those wishing to optimize their weight loss, and to accurately log their meals according to their ratios.

    • C.

      To support the group

    Correct Answer
    B. To provide accurate exclusive Banting ratios for those wishing to optimize their weight loss, and to accurately log their meals according to their ratios.
    Explanation
    The purpose of the Carb Wise App is to provide accurate exclusive Banting ratios for those wishing to optimize their weight loss, and to accurately log their meals according to their ratios. This means that the app is designed to help individuals who are following the Banting diet to track their food intake and ensure they are consuming the correct ratios of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins for their weight loss goals. The app aims to provide accurate and personalized support for individuals on their weight loss journey.

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  • 9. 

    Sugar is addictive.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This has been scientifically proven. The effect sugar has on your brain is similar to that of cocaine.

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  • 10. 

    Flat tummy water is a necessary Banting addition.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Infused water encourages members to drink water - but the lemon/ginger/mint does not aide in weight loss.

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  • 11. 

    We eat when hungry - even if that means 1 meal a day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Do we need to eat 5 meals a day, even if they're small portions? No, research suggests this is the opposite of what is actually good for you.

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  • 12. 

    If you haven't gone through carb flu, you're doing something wrong.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Some don't get carb flu, some do. If you have read the beginners guide to Banting, and implementing what you have learnt, you're good to go!

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  • 13. 

    Banting is safe during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    With the addition of daily Orange list, and keeping you carbs to above 50g net per day - you can successfully bant.

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  • 14. 

    You have to exercise to lose weight.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Exercise is good for you but what you put in is what matters most!

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  • 15. 

    You have to eat vegetables with every meal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Atleast one of your meals per day should be loaded with low carb veggies - but most find that loading up on fats and proteins - within their ratios - keeps them full for the day.

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  • 16. 

    Blood Group is important.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is incomplete and lacks context. Without further information, it is not possible to determine the validity of the statement. The importance of blood group can vary depending on the context, such as in medical emergencies or blood transfusions. Therefore, without additional details, it is not possible to provide a definitive answer.

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  • 17. 

    Because something is on the green list - this means I can eat as much of it as I want.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Too much fat, too much protein and too many carbs - even from green list items - is not good either.

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