Quiz: Are you eating right?
Diet is a key risk factor for heart disease and one of the easiest to change, with a little knowledge. Take our healthy diet quiz to see how well you do.
Which fats are better for you?
- unsaturated fats: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated
- saturated fats
- They have the same effect on your health.
Which of the following does not contain unsaturated fats?
- safflower oil
- olive oil
Which of the following foods is least likely to raise your cholesterol levels?
Which of the following pairs of foods do NOT contain comparable amounts of cholesterol?
- shrimp and crayfish
- lean beef and fish
- fruit and chicken
Which of the following should you avoid, to maintain a healthy water balance in your body?
To help lower blood pressure, which of these foods should you eat?
- tomato sauce
- lima beans
- All of these foods would help lower blood pressure.
What are the three P’s for eating healthy on a budget?
- purchase, prepare, preserve,
- plan, purchase, prepare
- plan, prepare, preserve
If you drink alcohol, you should do so in moderation. How many drinks per day are acceptable?
- one for men; one for women
- one for men; two for women
- two for men; one for men
Which of the following is considered a whole grain and a source of low carbohydrates?
- white flour
What is the Glycemic Index?
- a list of all sugary foods
- a guide that creates a meal plan based on your weight
- a guide that ranks carbohydrates levels according to the extent to which they raise blood sugar levels
Which of the following is NOT a great food choice before exercising?
- low-fat snack
- fatty meal
- a meal with a moderate amount of protein
In order to maintain a healthy diet and weight, what should you pay attention to while preparing meals?
- serving sizes
- color of the food
- serving temperature
Acids form in your mouth every time a sugary snack is consumed. How long does this acid continue to affect your teeth after eating?
- five minutes
- 15 minutes
- 20 minutes
Which of the following minerals can be used to balance blood sugar and wean sugar cravings?
Which of the following is composed of 15 to 20 percent fat?
- ground turkey
- ground beef
- ground chicken
Which of the following is a result of lack of protein in our diet?
- slow growth
- weakened heart
- reduced muscle mass
- all of the above
Which of the following foods is found to prevent eye disease?
You should limit sodium intake to how much per day?
- one teaspoon
- one tablespoon
- one cup
To avoid trans fat, you should use what on your salads?
- low fat ranch dressing
- olive oil
What visual guide is used as a healthy outline of what to eat each day?
- Food Guide Pyramid
- The Proportion Placemat
- The Food F.I.L.E.