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Cholesterol only comes from ___________ foods. Having high cholesterol can lead to heart disease later in life.
a) Animal: meat, cheese, milk, ice cream, butter, cream-based dressings
b) Sugar: syrup, honey, molasses, candy
c) Plant: seeds, nuts, beans, vegetables, fruits
d) Grains: Wheat, barley, oats, quinoa, brown rice

Trans fat is man-made fat that is added to processed foods. This makes it so the food can sit on a shelf for a long time. ____________ is another word that means TRANS FAT!!! (RUN FOR THE HILLS)
a) Polyunsaturated fat
b) Triglycerides
c) Partially Hydrogenated oils
d) Monounsaturated fat

Given the following options, the best beverages to rehydrate after a sport are:
a) Clear fruit, vitamin water, Gatorade
b) Ginger ale, water, snapple
c) water, sports drinks, vitamin water
d) water, 100% fruit juice, or milk

This nutrient is responsible for carrying nutrients to our cells and keeping our body temperature normal. It is the most important nutrient of them all!
a) Protein
b) Water
c) Vitamins
d) Minerals

Your body can only go _______ days without water (Think back to outdoor ed).
a) 3 days
b) 6 days
c) 9 days
d) 12 days

All of the following are excellent sources of protein that you should eat all of the time, except:
a) Red meat (hot dogs, steak, salami, bacon)
b) Baked or grilled chicken and fish
c) Plant Foods: Beans, nuts, seeds, tofu, hummus
d) Dairy (Greek yogurt, skim milk, low-fat cheese)

This nutrient is responsible for building and repairing your hair, skin, nails, muscles and organs:
a) Water
b) Fat
c) Protein
d) Carbohydrates

Excellent sources of FIBER are:
a) Popcorn, whole grains, chips, cereal
b) Popcorn, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts/beans
c) White bread, white rice, white pasta, white buns
d) Fruits, vegetables, red meat, fish

Half of your grains each day should be __________ gain because it gives you long-lasting energy and fiber:
a) White
b) Refined
c) Whole
d) Multi

This nutrient is known for giving quick energy because it often comes from sugary foods such as candy, pop, jelly, donuts, cookies, etc.
a) Complex carbohydrates
b) Protein
c) Simple carbohydrates
d) Fat

Which types of fat cause cholesterol to build up in the blood vessels, eventually leading to heart disease:
a) Unsaturated and saturated
b) Trans and saturated
c) Unsaturated and trans
d) Unsaturated, saturated and polyunsaturated

This type of fat is good for you in moderation because it will reduce your risk for heart disease:
a) Cholesterol
b) Unsaturated
c) Trans
d) Saturated

All of the following are excellent sources of unsaturated (Good Fat), Except:
a) Nuts/Seeds
b) Salmon and Tuna
c) Veggies like avocados and olives
d) Grains

Fat has many purposes in the body. All of the following are reasons we need some healthy fats in our diet, except:
a) Helps with growth and development
b) Protects and cushions our organs (especially the brain)
c) Provides quick energy
d) Absorbs certain vitamins (like vitamin A, D, E and K)

Fiber ONLY comes from ___________ foods:
a) Animal
b) Starchy
c) Plant
d) Leafy

When you eat foods with complex carbohydrates, then you are giving your body long-lasting energy. Which of the following is the best source of COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES:
a) Whole grain cereals, whole grain english muffins, oatmeal
b) Poptars, muffins, cookies, pie
c) White bread, white pasta, white rice, bagels
d) Fruit and milk

Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that is very good for us because it does all of the following, except:
a) Helps you digest food and go to the bathroom regularly
b) Regulates your body temperature
c) Prevents against diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes
d) Makes you feel full, so you eat less

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