Balanced Diet Quiz
What is kwashiorkor caused by?
A. Severe malnutrition
C. Junk food
One of the first signs of a vitamin A deficiency is:
A. dry skin
B. poor vision at night
D. yellow/orange colored skin
If a person has a deficiency in Iron, they may have…
Calcium, Sodium, and Fluoride are examples of ________?
Small, linked units that are not made by living things
B. Amino Acids
C. Raw Materials
What is a goiter?
A. An enlarged thyroid gland
B. A vitamin C deficiency
A disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
What nutrient keeps our bodies hydrated?
A. Vitamins and Minerals
Which nutrient helps you feel full and also helps with digestion?
_________ are a major source of energy and can come from bread, pasta, potato, and rice
What are the six types of nutrients your body needs to carry out all its essential processes?
A. Proteins, vitamins, viruses, water, minerals, carbohydrates
B. Minerals, fats, proteins, water, oxygen, vitamins
C. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water
D. Carbohydrates, fats, protists, vitamins, minerals, water
How does calcium help our body?
A. Builds muscle
B. Helps eyesight
C. Develops red blood cells
D. Builds strong bones
Energy-containing nutrients that include sugars and starch
Nutrients that provide raw materials for growth and tissue repair
A sugar that is a major source of energy for the bod’s cells
Your body needs ________ for growth and repair
identify three reasons why your body needs food
A. to understand nutrition
B. to develope
C. To store fat
D. to grow, repair tissues and have energy
It is a serious condition that happens when a person’s diet does not contain the right amount of nutrients the body needs in order to function well.
C. Balance meal
D. Proper nutrition
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