Nutrition Test

Check your knowledge of basic nutrition!

 

A. Food Groups

1. _________________________________________

2. _________________________________________

3. _________________________________________

4. _________________________________________

 

B. Major Nutrients

1. Protein

a. includes these elements: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen & some others

b. two meat sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

c. two non-meat animal sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

d. two vegetarian combinations:

i. _____________________ and  _____________________

ii. _____________________ and _____________________

e. three benefits:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

iii. _____________________

2. Carbohydrates

a. includes these elements: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen

b. two fruit sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

c. two vegetable sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

d. two grain sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

e. three benefits:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

iii. _____________________

f. two dangers:

i. __________________________________________

ii. __________________________________________

  3. Fats

a  includes these elements: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen

b. two healthy sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

c. two unhealthy sources:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

d. two benefits:

i. _____________________

ii. _____________________

C. Micronutrients

            1. Vitamins

a. two sources of A: _____________________ and _____________________

b. two benefits of A: _____________________ and _____________________

c. two sources of B: _____________________ and _____________________

d. two benefits of B: _____________________ and _____________________

e. two sources of C: _____________________ and _____________________

f. two benefits of C: _____________________ and _____________________

g. two sources of D: _____________________ and _____________________

h. two benefits of D: _____________________ and _____________________

i. two sources of E: _____________________ and _____________________

j. two benefits of E: _____________________ and _____________________

k. two sources of K: _____________________ and _____________________

l. two benefits of K: _____________________ and _____________________

   2. Minerals

a. two sources of calcium: _____________________ and _____________________

b. two benefits of calcium: _____________________ and _____________________

c. two sources of magnesium: ____________________ and _____________________

d. two benefits of magnesium: _____________________ and ___________________

e. two sources of iron: _____________________ and _____________________

f. two benefits of iron: _____________________ and _____________________

g. two sources of potassium: _____________________ and _____________________

h. two benefits of potassium: _____________________ and _____________________

i. two sources of floride: _____________________ and _____________________

j. two benefits of floride: _____________________ and _____________________

k. two sources of sodium: _____________________ and _____________________

l. two benefits of sodium: _____________________ and _____________________

m. two sources of zinc: _____________________ and _____________________

n. two benefits of zinc: _____________________ and _____________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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