Take IT WITh A Grain Of Salt

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Take IT WITh A Grain Of Salt

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of sodium and its effects on the body


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is heart disease is the leading cause of death in women?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Excess sodium intake can lead to which of the following disease(s)?  
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Gastric Cancer

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Renal failure

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Approximately how much sodium is in 1 medium slice of pepperoni pizza?
    • A. 

      200mg

    • B. 

      500mg

    • C. 

      350mg

    • D. 

      1000mg

  • 4. 
    75% of the salt consumed each day could be avoided if we took the salt shaker off the table?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which statement is correct?'
    • A. 

      "Salt free" means "sodium free"

    • B. 

      Sodium and salt are the same thing

    • C. 

      Not all sodium is salt

    • D. 

      1 & 2 are true

    • E. 

      1 & 3 are true

  • 6. 
    What is the recommended sodium intake for most American adults?
    • A. 

      Less than 1,500mg

    • B. 

      Less than 2,300mg

    • C. 

      Less than 3,400mg

    • D. 

      Less than 4,000mg

  • 7. 
    What does sodium to the body?
    • A. 

      Provokes creation of stones in gall-bladder and kidney

    • B. 

      Increases pressure within the arteries and veins

    • C. 

      Increases appetite

    • D. 

      Improves sensitivity of taste

    • E. 

      Facilitates digestion of fatty foods

  • 8. 
    Which is the best salt to use?
    • A. 

      Regular table salt

    • B. 

      Kosher salt

    • C. 

      Himalayan pink salt

    • D. 

      Fleur de sel (french sea salt)

    • E. 

      Hawaiian sea salt

    • F. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    What are some ways to reduce sodium intake?
    • A. 

      Limit processed and prepackaged foods

    • B. 

      Cook at home

    • C. 

      Increase fresh fruit and vegetable intake

    • D. 

      Use herbs and spices to season food

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What are some alternatives to use in place of salt?
    • A. 

      Garlic powder

    • B. 

      Vinegar

    • C. 

      Herbs

    • D. 

      Spices

    • E. 

      Kelp granules

    • F. 

      All of these

  • 11. 
    Is consuming canned vegetables just as good as consuming fresh vegetables?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Molly heard that reducing sodium intake can lead to iodine deficiency and affects the taste of foods.  What would you recommend and tell Molly to help her with this dilemma?
    • A. 

      Research shows that up to 20% sodium reduction is unnoticeable to consumers.

    • B. 

      Most of American's sodium intake comes from processed foods. However, salt in processed foods is not iodized. So, reducing processed foods would have the least impact on iodine levels.

    • C. 

      Adding alternative seasoning to increase the taste of foods like pepper, basil, and cilantro.

    • D. 

      Decrease portion sizes of all meals.

    • E. 

      All the above

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