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Food is so delicious but WTF even is it?
1. Which of the following does dietary
Slows down the
absorption of sugar
Makes your poop more
Keeps you fuller
Helps you have the urge to
Fiber does all these
2. Which of the following is a complex
None of these are
3. How much caffeine does decaf coffee
Decaf coffee is
Less than 1 mg of
caffeine per cup
Less than 2 mg of
caffeine per cup
More than 2 mg of
caffeine per cup
4. In 1984 the average muffin was 1.5
ounces and 210 calories. What was it 20
years later in 2004?
3 ounces, 300
4 ounces, 500
5 ounces, 700
6 ounces, 1000
5. A 12-ounce can of Coca Cola has 39g of
sugar. How many teaspoons of sugar is
6. How much added sugar does the American
Heart Association (AHA) recommend we eat
No more than 1 to 3
No more than 3 to 6
No more than 6 to 9
No more than 9 to 12
The AHA doesn’t make recommendations
about added sugar.
7. How can you tell if a packaged food is
It only contains plant-based fat sources
(olive oil, vegetable oil, etc). and no
animal-based fats (butter, cream, lard,
It has less than 300
It’s percent daily value (%DV) for fat is
5% or lower.
The package says
“trans fat free.”
8. Which of the following is *not*
another word for an added sugar?
9. When it comes to packaged foods,
low-fat and fat-free products tend to be
higher in __________ than their regular
or full fat counterparts.
10. Which of the following accurately
states the difference between whole and
Whole grains are what you use to make
breads, refined grains are what you use
to make pasta.
Whole grains are turned into brown flours
like whole wheat or barley flour; refined
grains are turned into white
Whole grains contain the entire grain
kernel (the bran, germ, and endosperm).
Refined grains have been milled to remove
the brain and germ, make a finer texture,
and extend shelf life.
Refined grains are what cereals are made
11. How much red wine does the AHA
recommend drinking each day for heart
It varies depending on
The AHA doesn’t recommend including red
wine in your diet.
12. Which of the following snacks
Greek yogurt with
Oatmeal with peanut
An apple with cheddar
Banana with almond
These all contain
13. Which of the following would provide
more than the recommended daily limit of
2 Hebrew National
jumbo beef hot dogs
1 cup Prego pasta
1 can of Progresso
chicken noodle soup
30 Lay’s potato
2 slices of Kraft
14. WTF even are trans fats?
Fats that come from animal sources (lard,
Fats found in tropical oils like palm and
Artificial fats created by making a
liquid fat into a solid fat (like
Fats that contain omega-3 and omega-6
None of the
15. What do calories on a nutrition label
The recommended amount you should eat of
that particular product.
The amount you’d need to eat to gain one
The amount of energy you’d get from a
serving of the food.
The total fat, protein, and carbohydrates
divided by 1.2.
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