How Much Do You Know About Snacking?

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How Much Do You Know About Snacking?

How much do you know about snacking habits? Snacking can be a healthy habit if you choose the right items and eat the right balance of foods for snacks to keep your energy level up. Unfortunately, many times we wait until we get the “snack attack,” and don’t choose as wisely as we should. Here are some questions to test how much you know about snacking.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When looking for a healthier snack, the key fat to look closely at is:
    • A. 

      Transfats

    • B. 

      Total Fat

    • C. 

      Saturated Fat

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    When looking at the nutrition labels, choose a snack that is:.
    • A. 

      Low Calorie, low, fat, low sugar.

    • B. 

      High protein, low fat, low sugar

    • C. 

      Balanced with 2 of the 3 major nutrients (fat, protein, carbohydrates) with at least a couple grams of Fibre.

    • D. 

      Low carbohydrate, low sugar, high Fibre, with balanced protein and fat

  • 3. 
    Which of the following should be part of your plan for healthier snacking?
    • A. 

      A whole-food snack like plain yogurt with berries, nuts or raw vegetables with hummus

    • B. 

      A low-fat snack

    • C. 

      A snack bar or energy bar

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 4. 
    All else being equal, which is the best sweet snack?
    • A. 

      Something sweetened with sugar

    • B. 

      Something sweetened with organic cane juice

    • C. 

      Something sweetened with maple syrup or honey

    • D. 

      Something that is naturally sweet, like fresh fruit, dried fruit, or freeze-dried fruit chips

  • 5. 
    Rice cakes can be the start of a healthy snack. The plain ones have only about35 calories. To keep calories down, which of the following would be the best toppingfor your rice cake?
    • A. 

      1 tablespoon of cream cheese

    • B. 

      2 tablespoon of ricotta cheese

    • C. 

      1 tablespoon of strawberry jam

    • D. 

      1 tablespoon of peanut butter

  • 6. 
    6. You are craving something smooth and creamy. Which of the following choices hasthe fewest calories?
    • A. 

      A single-serving of rice pudding

    • B. 

      A single-serving of chocolate pudding

    • C. 

      One pot of “fruit-on-the-bottom” yogurt

    • D. 

      Half a banana with a tablespoon of chocolate syrup

  • 7. 
    7. In a healthy diet, how many snacks should you have a day?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2-3

    • D. 

      5-7

  • 8. 
    8. You have several leftovers in your refrigerator that look tempting for a snack.Which of the following will use up the fewest calories from your calorie budget?
    • A. 

      A piece of lasagna, about 3 inches square

    • B. 

      Two fried-chicken drumsticks

    • C. 

      1 portion of homemade macaroni and cheese

    • D. 

      1 portion of prawn fried rice

  • 9. 
    9. Sometimes when we think we’re hungry, we’re really just thirsty. If you thinksomething to drink might help quench your thirst and your hunger pangs, which wouldbe the best choice?
    • A. 

      350ml of lemonade

    • B. 

      350ml of cranberry juice

    • C. 

      350ml of grapefruit juice

    • D. 

      350ml of canned mango necta

  • 10. 
    10. Which of the following berries has the least amount of calories per portion whenfresh?
    • A. 

      Raspberries

    • B. 

      Blueberries

    • C. 

      Strawberries

    • D. 

      Blackberries

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