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What do nutrients do?
a) provide fat to the body
b) aid in the body's growth and maintenance
c) help maintain body temperature
d) keep out unwanted pathogens

What is hunger?
a) the desire to eat
b) the physical need to eat
c) the craving of food
d) the absence of nutrients in the body

What is appetite?
a) the desire to eat
b) the phsyical need to eat
c) the craving of food
d) the absence of nutrients in the body

How many nutrients are there?
a) 2
b) 5
c) 6
d) 9

What are the bulding blocks of proteins called?
a) amino chains
b) lipoproteins
c) carbon chains
d) amino acids

Which of the following foods is highest in protein?
a) popcorn
b) cereal
c) sweet potato
d) black beans

Which two nutrients give the body most of it's energy?
a) carbohydrates and protein
b) carbohydrates and fat
c) sugar and fat
d) vitamins and minerals

Carbohydrates usually contain which substance that cannot be broken down by the body?
a) fiber
b) protein
c) amino acids
d) starch

Which of the following fats is considered healthy?
a) saturated
b) butter
c) lard
d) unsaturated

Which of the following is considered a saturated fat?
a) olive oil
b) butter
c) vegetable oil
d) salt

How many essential vitamins are there?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

Which vitamin helps your eyes adjust in the dark?
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin B
c) VItamin C
d) Vitamin D

Which vitamin helps boost your immune system?
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin B
c) Vitamin C
d) Vitamin D

Which vitamin is essential for bone and tooth development?
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin B
c) VItamin C
d) Vitamin D

What is osteoporosis?
a) Deterioration of the lungs
b) Deterioration of the muscles
c) Deterioration of the bones
d) Deterioration of the eyes

Which mineral can help prevent osteoporosis?
a) Iron
b) Vitamin B-12
c) Calcium
d) Zinc

How often are the dietary guidelines revised?
a) after 1 year
b) every 2 years
c) every 4 years
d) every 5 years

6-17 year olds should get how much physical activity a day?
a) 60 minutes
b) 30 minutes
c) 20 minutes
d) 1 hour and 30 minutes

What is the new food pyramid called?
a) Choose My Food
b) Choose My Plate
c) Food Triangle
d) Food Plate

How many dietary guidelines are there?
a) 2
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8

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