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Balanced Diet Quiz


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Nutrients that provide raw materials for growth and tissue repair

A. Fats

B. Minerals

C. Proteins

D. Photosynthesis


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


Your body needs ________ for growth and repair
A. carbohydrates
B. protein
C. calories
D. glucose


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.

A. Malnutrition

B. Nutrition

C. Balance meal

D. Proper nutrition


What nutrient keeps our bodies hydrated?
A. Vitamins and Minerals
B. Protein
C. Water
D. Carbohydrates


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


A disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

A. Obesity

B. Diarrhea

C. Scurvy


What is a goiter?

A. An enlarged thyroid gland

B. A vitamin C deficiency

C. Malnutrition


If a person has a deficiency in Iron, they may have…
A. scurvy
B. Rickets
C. Osteoporosis
D. Anemia


Which nutrient helps you feel full and also helps with digestion?
A. Fats
B. Sugar
C. Protein
D. FIber


One of the first signs of a vitamin A deficiency is:
A. dry skin
B. poor vision at night
C. vomiting
D. yellow/orange colored skin


How does calcium help our body?
A. Builds muscle
B. Helps eyesight
C. Develops red blood cells
D. Builds strong bones


Calcium, Sodium, and Fluoride are examples of ________?
A. Minerals
B. Vitamins
C. Fruits
D. Fiber


Energy-containing nutrients that include sugars and starch

A. Carbohydrates

B. Minerals

C. Bread

D. Calorie


What is kwashiorkor caused by?

A. Severe malnutrition

B. Overnutrition

C. Junk food


_________ are a major source of energy and can come from bread, pasta, potato, and rice
A. proteins
B. carbohydrates
C. calories
D. cholesterol


A sugar that is a major source of energy for the bod’s cells

A. Glucose

B. Mineral

C. Sugar

D. Cellulose


Small, linked units that are not made by living things

A. Minerals

B. Amino Acids

C. Raw Materials

D. Vitamins




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