Knowing what, how much and when to eat is probably the most important thing you can do for yourself. Plus, many nutritious foods taste great and come in a wide variety.
Why not see how well you know your way around the food pyramid? You just might find extra energy throughout the day and maybe, your new favorite food.
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Grains are divided into two groups– whole and refined.
Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel, such as whole-wheat flour, bulgur, oatmeal and brown rice. Refined grains have been milled, a process that gives the grain texture and lengthens shelf life, but removes healthy fibers and vitamins. Refined grains are used in white flour, white bread and white rice.
Less than 10 percent of daily calories should be from saturated fats.
Keep saturated fat intake low to maintain a healthy diet. Total fat calories should be between 20 and 35 percent of your daily allowance, with most fats coming from fish, nuts and vegetables.
How many cups of fruit should you eat each day?
The new food pyramid suggests eating two cups of fruit each day to maintain a healthy diet. The pyramid also recommends eating at least 2 1/2 cups of vegetables and drinking three cups of fat-free or lowfat milk a day.
A food item labeled light must fit which of the following criteria?
A food item labeled light must have one-third of the calories or 50 percent less fat than the regular alternative.
You should eat three ounces of whole-grain foods a day.
The new food pyramid advises eating three ounces of whole-grain foods each day, like bread or cereal. Remember, whole grain bread and wheat bread are not the same– whole grain is more nutritious.
A food item labeled lowfat must have less than ____ per serving.
Any food that claims to be lowfat must have less than 3g of fat per serving.
Fat-free foods can contain 1g of fat.
Foods labeled fat-free must have less than 0.5g of fat per serving. The food pyramid suggests eating lowfat and fat-free foods.
Reduced fat foods must have ___ less fat than the regular alternative.
Foods with a reduced-fat label must have at least 25 percent less fat than the original version.
Crash diets are the best way to lose weight.
Slow, steady weight loss by decreasing calorie intake and increasing physical activity is the healthiest way to shed unwanted weight.
i only missed three but i don’t really look at what is in my food so… OK.
I don’t really look at what Is in what I eat so I didn’t do so well on this quiz
I think Eating healthy is good for you because it will help you become a better person. Also eating healthy helps us kids to be more active and not as lazy. To me eating healthy is the best to me and my family we go exercise everyday and we eat healthy everyday. My family does not like fast food because you gain more weight then to lose weight. My family only eat fast food when we need to rush other than that we do not eat fast food.
eating healthy might just get you somewhere if you are a junk food eater your not goi ng to get any where and it gives you muscle
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I luv fruit and I don’t try to eat lot of junk and stuff but … hey I try guy, I try
I did bad! I didn’t know must of these.
im not a healthy eater! i love mcdonalds
I got 9/9. 🙂
I eat a lunch able every day for lunch. I’ll try to be healthier.
I grow healthy food. I cook healthy food. Healthy food is gross.
yes some foods can be disgusting like brusslesprouts but there are good ones too there are fruits and they are good for you and they can lead to a longer life and good health
This is sometimes hard for teens. Most of us love too eat junk food like I do. I hate fruits and veggies! But i think im pretty healthy .
I usually eat low fat foods or drinks every day and that could be really bad for my health and for the school so Im going to switch it up eat fruit and vegetables and it will be veggie-Licous for me and my school – Jessica Maxwell
I eat pizza every day or a lunch able the are both bad for me they have low fat and that can not be good for my health I should try eating fruit and vegetables next time thanks – kiana
Are school dose not have no heathly foods