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Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
How many calories does each gram of protein have?
  1. 1
  2. 4
  3. 9
  4. 15
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
One pound of body weight is roughly equal to how many calories?
  1. 1000
  2. 2050
  3. 3500
  4. 5500
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
During the first 15 seconds of exercise, what energy source are you using?
  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Proteins
  3. ATP
  4. Fats
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Which rule does not belong in the three basic rules for a healthy diet?
  1. Variety
  2. Quality
  3. Moderation
  4. Balance
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Check the box "Incomplete" or "Complete" protein for each listed food.
Incomplete Complete
kidney beans
glass of milk
sunflower seeds
cheddar cheese
wheat bread
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 10 Diet and Nutrition
Would the following combinations be complimentary proteins? Check "yes" or "no."
Yes No
pea soup and rye bread
whole wheat spaghetti with tomato sauce
lentil sunflower seed bread
peanut butter and jelly on multigrain bread
lima beans and almons
oatmeal with peanuts
chickpeas and corn
black beans and pinto beans
rice and bread
walnuts and pumpkin seeds
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 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
Economics does not play a role on what America spends on food and what we eat.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Lack of iron can give us anaemia.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Why does cooling food preserve it?
  1. reduces the pH of the food
  2. removes moisture
  3. slows down respiration and growth of bacteria
  4. makes food lose water through osmosis
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Researchers have proposed a link between low levels of vitamin D and food allergies.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
The average daily sugar intake is                 of calories.
  1. 10%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 5%
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
What percentage of your daily caloric intake should come from fats?
  1. 5 to 15 percent
  2. 10 to 20 percent
  3. 20 to 30 percent
  4. 25 to 35 percent
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Which of these is not an environmental factor that might influence your food choices?
  1. Friends
  2. Advertising
  3. Cost
  4. Depression
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Healthful eating can provide you with all of the following except...
  1. Nutrients needed for health and development
  2. More money
  3. Energy for sports
  4. Better mental alertness
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
All of the following are true about minerals except...
  1. They are manufactured in the body
  2. They are needed to form healthy bones and teeth
  3. They help regulate vital body processes
  4. They cannot be manufactured in the body
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
What food groups are included on the USDA's food pyramid?
  1. Meat, potatoes, milk, beans, and sweets
  2. Grains, vegetables, nuts, meats, and fruits
  3. Bread, fat, protein, cheese, and vegetables
  4. Grains, vegetables, fruits, milk, proteins
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