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Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
Which vitamin, often found in citrus fruit, is also known as ascorbic acid?
  1. vitamin C
  2. vitamin B12
  3. vitamin B3
  4. vitamin K
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
What is a function of vitamin B12?
  1. processes amino acids and lipids
  2. assists with blood cell formation
  3. maintains connective tissue
  4. boosts the immune system
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
A deficiency of vitamin D can lead to the development of
  1. rickets.
  2. scurvy.
  3. anemia.
  4. osteoporosis.
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
Where is one most likely to obtain their daily requirement of vitamin B6?
  1. leafy green vegetables
  2. whole grains
  3. citrus fruits
  4. egg yolks
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
The other term for vitamin B2 is              riboflavin             .
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
What is the primary function of vitamin K?
  1. It helps with the development of bones and teeth.
  2. It assists with the absorption of calcium from the blood.
  3. It is used in the metabolism of amino acids.
  4. It is an essential part of the mechanism that clots blood.
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Word Bank : Nutrient Water Carbohydrates Fats Proteins

        Water         is the most important nutrient. Every cell needs it because many of the body's processes take place with this nutrient.

A            nutrient           supplies energy and raw materials to the body to use for growth, repair and maintenance.

What are fruit, honey, sugar, grains, potatoes and vegetables?                 Carbohydrates                

What is another name for nutrient called lipids?        Fats       

This important nutrient is a building block of all DNA, all cells. It is important in helping with growth and repair. Examples of this nutrient are meat, fish and eggs. What is it?           Protein          
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
'Multigrain' bread is always 'whole-grain.'
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
What happens with a high-sugar diet?
  1. There is a need for H2 Blockers for ulcers
  2. You need to take NSAIDS.
  3. It will compromise bone health (vitamin D & Calcium) because kids choose sugar drinks over milk
  4. Allergies
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition



              $33 BILLION               is how much the Food Industry in the United States spends on Advertising.

We spend the              equivalent              of about 3-4 years eating throughout our lives.

The physical biological drive to eat is controlled by internal body mechanisms. This is called          hunger         

           Appetite            is our psychological drive to eat and is affected by external food choice mechanisms.

Restaurant dining is often                 calorie-dense                 and large portions with poorer nutritional quality.

Habits and            routines            are tied to our food choices.

Texture, appearance and          Flavor          are the most important factors determining our food choices.

Advertising highly sweetened cereals, cookies, cakes and soft drinks in the United States brings the most           profit            to the industry.
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
The things that determine what we eat and how often we eat can be caused by stress and depression--eating for comfort (emotional).
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Carbohydrates supply the body with
  1. energy.
  2. I don't know.
  3. oxidation.
  4. carbon dioxide.
Grade 12 Diet and Nutrition
A fudge-covered cookie contains 9 grams of fat, and there are three cookies in a serving. Calculate how much fat you would consume if you ate nine cookies.
  1. 81
  2. 27
  3. 9
  4. 105
Grade 7 Diet and Nutrition
Which group on the food guide pyramid should you eat the most of?
  1. grains
  2. juice
  3. dairy
  4. meat
Grade 3 Diet and Nutrition
What is the best way to include whole grains in your diet?
  1. include them during holiday meals
  2. substitute whole grains for refined grains
  3. take them as a vitamin supplement
  4. take them as a mineral supplement
Grade 4 Diet and Nutrition
These are substances in food that living things need to live, to grow and to stay healthy.
  1. nutrients
  2. vitamins
  3. energy
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Identify the food that is not a good source of protein.
  1. steak
  2. eggs
  3. potato
  4. peanuts
Grade 1 Diet and Nutrition
Which of these is considered a source of food?
  1. rocks
  2. dirt
  3. plants
  4. chalk
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which food group is rich in calcium?
  1. grains
  2. vegetables
  3. fruit
  4. milk and dairy
Grade 8 Diet and Nutrition
Which answer would be the incorrect example for a protein?
  1. turkey
  2. ham
  3. bacon
  4. carrots
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