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Which of the following is NOT an unsaturated fat?
a) vegetable oil
b) animal shortening
c) olive oil
d) canola oil

What is the role of vitamins/minerals in the body?
a) help with body processes, absorption and metabolism of nutrients.
b) main source of energy for the body.
c) build new cells and tissue
d) transport vitamins

Which of the following is NOT a saturated fat?
a) olive oil
b) lard
c) coconut oil
d) butter

Which of the following is an example of a simple carbohydrate?
a) beans
b) sweet potato
c) candy
d) wheat pasta

Which of the following is NOT a complex carbohydrate?
a) apple
b) carrots
c) cupcake
d) wheat bread

Which of the following is NOT a complete protein?
a) whole grain rice
b) eggs
c) bacon
d) turkey

Which of the following is the best source of incomplete proteins?
a) whole wheat bread
b) nuts
c) beans
d) all of the above

What are the role of fats in the body?
a) to provide a concentrated form of energy and transport vitamins
b) make cell membranes and nerve tissue.
c) regulate digestion, absorption and the metabolism of nutrients
d) to decrease the amount of protein you take in.

Breads, pasta and vegetables are all examples of:
a) proteins
b) carbodydrates
c) fats
d) minerals

What is the body's preferred source of energy in the body?
a) proteins
b) carbohydrates
c) vitamins
d) muscle

Calcium, Iron and Magnesium are examples of:
a) vitamins
b) carbohydrates
c) pasta
d) minerals

Which of the following is responsible for building new cells and tissue (muscle) in the body?
a) carbohydrates
b) fats/lipids
c) proteins
d) minerals

What is one way to increase your intake of vitamins and minerals?
a) decrease your protein intake.
b) eat a variety of fruits and vegetables.
c) drink more water.
d) none of the above.

Shrimp and seafood are:
a) carbohydrates
b) fats
c) proteins
d) minerals

A, D, E, K are all examples of:
a) water soluble vitamins
b) fat soluble vitamins
c) minerals
d) proteins

Which of the following would contain a high amount of saturated fats?
a) pasta
b) apples
c) cheeseburger
d) broccoli

Which of the following is an example of a fat/lipid?
a) olive oil
b) bread
c) pasta
d) chicken

Which of the following is a nutrient?
a) protein
b) water
c) carbohydrates
d) all of the above

Which of the following can lower your cholesterol?
a) fruit
b) vegetables
c) whole grain foods
d) all of the above

Where is extra cholesterol deposited in the body?
a) the heart
b) arteries
c) the lungs
d) the kidneys

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