Nutrition Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know what are the essential fatty acids? Are carbohydrates an essential nutrient? What is the French Paradox? Take our online nutrition quizzes to test your awareness and enhance your knowledge to improve your daily nutrition.
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Today people are becoming more and more health cautious. With every new day there are new diseases that can be prevented by living a healthy life. Do you think you know all there is to a healthy diet? Take up this interesting...

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    Why could it be dangerous to eat raw cookie dough?

This quiz tests to see how much you know about proper nutrition for health. The information for the questions I've created is from a book series titled "Encyclopedia of Foods and Their Healing...

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    The healthiest source of protein is meat, poultry, fish, or eggs.

This quiz is to determine how much you have learned about basic nutrition while doing your webquest.  Be sure to print out your certificate at the end of the quiz! Good Luck!  

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 6471197   |  Last updated: Sep 6, 2018
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    Butter has more calories than margarine.

The human body is made up of very complex rules, most of the energy it needs to perform its functions is as a result of what a person ingests. This, therefore, puts some emphasis on checking what we eat and what they help us...

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    Legumes (dry beans) are in which Food Guide Pyramid group? 

It’s essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Nutritionist advice on keeping a healthy diet and avoiding junk foods, drinking lots of water, and doing excises daily. There are programs people can join to help aid in...

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    What is the primary function of carbohydrates in the diet?

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Nutrition Questions & Answers

Which food group Fish belongs to?
Protein, but this is not the best souce of body energy but does provide for regeneration of tisues and muscles and serves a necessary source for important enzymes in many body processes.
Which of the following is a possible consequence of eating a low protein diet?
Protein in diet is taken for muscle growth and repairment. then how will it lead to increased uptake of minerals. Explain.
What fuel contributes the most to the energy production during high intensity activity?
Fats in ketones have a high supply of energy production whereas carbs are limited. Glucose (as glycogen) although a primary source of stored energy is limited to about 100 g in liver and about 400 g in muscle, so in a high intensity workout
What is the primary function of carbohydrate in the diet?
Primary source of energy but not the only one. You also can put dietary fats up there along with carbs as these provide valuable ketones produced by the liver that can servie as energy for the body when times of carb restriction or scarcity.