Week 7-food For Health: Improving Your Health With Food

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Health Food Quizzes & Trivia

Food portions have changed over the last 20 years. Meals are supersized and are out of proportion of daily calorie intake requirements. And what about those diet myths? Should we stop eating before 8pm, are all fats bad for us, and 5 meals vs. 3 meals a day. No wonder we are confused about what's factual vs. Myth. This quiz will help you mystify the myths.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A lack of energy is not always related to diet.  What other things can cause that lackluster feeling? (Select all that apply)  
    • A. 

      Boredom

    • B. 

      Some medications.

    • C. 

      Not exercising enough.

    • D. 

      Anxiety

    • E. 

      Not getting enough sleep.

  • 2. 
    To eat for energy (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Consume simply carb-rich foods.

    • B. 

      Eat packaged snacks such as pretzels.

    • C. 

      Stay well hydrated.

    • D. 

      Eat roughage-rich foods.

  • 3. 
    Low fat foods are always low in calories.  Fact or Myth
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Myth

  • 4. 
    Portion control is important to avoid over consumption of calories.  Select the correct measurement tips below.
    • A. 

      3 oz. of meat = the size of the palm of your hand or stack of cards.

    • B. 

      1-1/2 ounce natural cheese = 8 dice

    • C. 

      1 tablespoon = 1 tip of a thumb.

    • D. 

      1 cup - the size of a baseball.

  • 5. 
    Many fad diets restrict calories or certain types of food, which in turn causes fat loss and water loss but neither tends to last. The dehydration is slowly corrected and weight is regained once again. Crash dieting can also: (Select All that Apply)
    • A. 

      Lead to vitamin and mineral deficiency

    • B. 

      Reduce athletic performance

    • C. 

      Reduce endurance

    • D. 

      Reduce endurance

    • E. 

      Create an electrolyte imbalance

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