Wellness Lecture With Food Gal: Carbohydrates & Sugar

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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Carbohydrate Quizzes & Trivia

Food Gal will cover refined carbohydrates and sweeteners vs. Unrefined carbohydrates and sweeteners, teach you how to identify the sweeteners in your diet and which ones may be hidden in packaged foods, and more. Each workshop you attend gets you 20 Wellness Points! If you stream in and take the quiz, you get 20 points too! Watch the recording at go/ondemand --> Health & Wellness channel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much sugar does the average American consume in 1 year? 
    • A. 

      50 lbs

    • B. 

      10 lbs

    • C. 

      130 lbs

    • D. 

      20 lbs

  • 2. 
    A “Multi” Grain bread is always made from whole grains. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Refined sucrose weakens our hormonal responses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many grams of fiber should the average adult consume per day?
    • A. 

      20g

    • B. 

      10 - 15 g 10-15g

    • C. 

      5g

    • D. 

      30-35g

  • 5. 
    According to a recent study done on milkshake consumption and its effect on the brain, sugar is more addictive than what drug?
    • A. 

      Nicotine

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Opium

    • D. 

      Methamphetamine

  • 6. 
    What organ produces the hormone, insulin, to help control sugar levels in the blood?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 7. 
    Extra glucose is absorbed by the liver and converted to ___________ for later use of energy.
    • A. 

      Lypase

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Glycogen

  • 8. 
    An excess of refined carbohydrates can cause insulin resistance, diabetes, high cholesterol, fatigue, and more.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Unrefined carbohydrates include vegetables, dairy, and fruit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False