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Health

Food is so delicious but WTF even is it?

1. Which of the following does dietary
fiber do?

Slows down the
absorption of sugar

Makes your poop more
solid/bulky

Keeps you fuller
longer

Helps you have the urge to
go

Fiber does all these
things

2. Which of the following is a complex
carb?

Apples

Honey

Potatoes

Mangos

None of these are
complex carbs

3. How much caffeine does decaf coffee
have?

Decaf coffee is
caffeine-free.

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
calories

4 ounces, 500
calories

5 ounces, 700
calories

6 ounces, 1000
calories

5. A 12-ounce can of Coca Cola has 39g of
sugar. How many teaspoons of sugar is
that?

About 5

About 10

About 15

About 20

About 25

6. How much added sugar does the American
Heart Association (AHA) recommend we eat
per day?

No more than 1 to 3
teaspoons

No more than 3 to 6
teaspoons

No more than 6 to 9
teaspoons

No more than 9 to 12
teaspoons

The AHA doesn’t make recommendations
about added sugar.

7. How can you tell if a packaged food is
low-fat?

It only contains plant-based fat sources
(olive oil, vegetable oil, etc). and no
animal-based fats (butter, cream, lard,
etc.).

It has less than 300
calories.

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?

Buttered
syrup

Dextrose

Chocotose

High-fructose corn
syrup

Evaporated cane
juice

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.

Protein

Sugar

Calories

Various
nutrients

10. Which of the following accurately
states the difference between whole and
refined grains?

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
flour.

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
out of.

11. How much red wine does the AHA
recommend drinking each day for heart
health?

One
glass

Two
glasses

Three
glasses

It varies depending on
your size.

The AHA doesn’t recommend including red
wine in your diet.

12. Which of the following snacks
contains protein?

Greek yogurt with
blueberries

Oatmeal with peanut
butter

An apple with cheddar
cheese

Banana with almond
butter

These all contain
protein

13. Which of the following would provide
more than the recommended daily limit of
sodium?

2 Hebrew National
jumbo beef hot dogs

1 cup Prego pasta
sauce

1 can of Progresso
chicken noodle soup

30 Lay’s potato
chips

2 slices of Kraft
American cheese

14. WTF even are trans fats?

Fats that come from animal sources (lard,
butter, etc.)

Fats found in tropical oils like palm and
coconut oils

Artificial fats created by making a
liquid fat into a solid fat (like
margarine)

Fats that contain omega-3 and omega-6
fatty acids

None of the
above

15. What do calories on a nutrition label
measure?

The recommended amount you should eat of
that particular product.

The amount you’d need to eat to gain one
pound.

The amount of energy you’d get from a
serving of the food.

The total fat, protein, and carbohydrates
divided by 1.2.

Only A Nutrition Expert Can Pass This Food
Quiz

Food Newbie

You might not be a food expert but,
hey, food’s for eating not for trivia,
right? Plus, maybe you learned a few
things from this quiz! (Maybe?)

Masters Student of Food

You’re basically a grad student at food
and eating university. You know your
stuff and are well on your way to
getting a doctorate in food!

Professor of Food

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done and truly impressive!

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