Define the term ‘balanced diet’.
A. A diet containing some nutrients in the correct proportions.
B. A diet containing most nutrients in the correct proportions.
C. A diet containing none nutrients in the correct proportions.
D. A diet containing all nutrients in the correct proportions.
Which of the following nutrients provides energy to the body?
_________ increases the risk of diet related diseases.
A. High Blood Pressure
B. Coronary Heart Disease
Taller and bigger people need ______________ energy than shorter and smaller people.
The number of calories in food is a measure of how much energy that food provides.
Which vitamin is vital for bone strength & can be found in dairy products (e.g milk & cheese)?
____________ are examples of high energy high nutrient food
A. Fruits & vegetables
B. Chocolate & Ice cream
C. Milk & Cheese
D. Pancake & Maple syrup
Which of the following is an element essential for good health. e.g. Calcium, Iron, Potassium
Which one of the following states why an endurance athlete would use carbohydrate loading?
A. To build strength
B. To repair damaged body tissue after injury
C. To increase energy stores
D. To lose weight
Which of the following is an example of a simple carbohydrate?
The Nutrition Facts label shows you how much of each food you should eat.
What is balanced diet?
A. Eating the right amount of food to stay healthy
B. Eating the right amount of food to remain strong
C. Planning meal to prevent sickness
When you don’t drink enough water you can become:
Calcium, Sodium, and Iron are examples of ________?
Why is the calcium important in our diet?
A. To improve our sleeping habit
B. To help our bones grow stronger
C. To repair and grow muscles
D. For healthy skin
What does protein do for our body?
A. Helps us grow taller
B. Makes our bones stronger
C. Repairs muscles and helps them to grow
D. Helps us to see better
You get the energy you need for your daily activities from the food you eat.
Identify the three macronutrients
A. Carbohydrate, Protein, Fibre
B. Carbs, Fat, Protein
C. Carbohydrate, Fat, Protein
D. Vitamins and Minerals
Carrots are good for us because they are
A. high in carbohydrates
B. high in vitamins
C. high in fats
D. high in proteins
Which of the following is not a function of minerals?
A. Strengthens bones
B. Prevents dehydration
C. Blood cell production
D. Prevents fatigue
Most people should take Vitamin D supplements because they don’t get enough…
It helps us to digest our food. It’s in vegetables and fruit.
Eating too much sugary food causes,
A. Tooth decay
B. High on energy
C. Health probems like diabetes, heart problems and cancer.
D. All of the above
The food we eat contains
Foods that are high in Saturated Fat will
A. lead to a risk of heart disease
B. keep you healthy
C. build strong bones and muscles
D. help the immune system
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