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Increase in calories: TV+EATING PIZZA:: Decrease in calories:

Since 1977, a large increase of _______ has effected chilhood obesity negatively.
a) Fast food consumption
b) Lack of exercise
c) Sodas
d) TV commercials

How many calories are in a packet of chips if there are: 50calories/ serving and there are 8 servings in the packet of chips?
a) 200
b) 400
c) 6.25
d) 40

Animals on industrial farms are given large amounts of ________ which make eating these animals very unhealthy.
a) Grass
b) Anibiotics
c) Pig feed
d) Nothing

Burger: Weight Gain:: Vegetables:
a) Weight gain
b) Unhealthy
c) Weight Loss
d) Healthy

What does the term obesity epidemic mean?
a) A rapid increase of unhealthy body weight in a population or area at the same time
b) An obese person
c) An uncontrollable spread of obese people around the world
d) An obese epidemic

What does %DV mean?
a) Percent Driving vehicles
b) Percent Daily Vitamins
c) Per Dairy Value
d) Percent Daily Value

Childhood obesity has __________ in the past 30 years.
a) Not changed
b) Doubled
c) Tripled
d) None of the above

What food group is presented as the first level on the food pyramid chart?
a) Breads/ Grains
b) Vegetables
c) Fruits
d) Dairy

The percentage of children ages 6-11 who are obese increased from 7% in 1980 to what percent in 2008?
a) 30%
b) 20%
c) 10%
d) 100%

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