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The Ultimate Kids and Healthy Eating Quiz
by Staff
Eating healthy is essential for your child's physical and intellectual health. In today's world, with a high prevalence of childhood obesity and related health complications, it is even more important to educate your child about healthy eating habits. Take this quiz and learn how you can promote healthy eating for your child.

Your child's ____________ skills are fostered when your child helps in the kitchen.

  • math
  • reading
  • both of the above

Which of the following is an unhealthy source of milk?

  • chocolate flavored milk
  • strawberry flavored milk
  • neither of the above

Children who drink milk daily have higher levels of:

  • vitamin A and calcium
  • phosphorus and magnesium
  • both of the above

Children who drink milk daily have a lower risk of developing:

  • obesity
  • cardiovascular disease
  • both of the above

What is the recommended daily intake of dairy for children?

  • one serving
  • two servings
  • three servings

What is the preferred nutritional source of dairy intake?

  • milk
  • yogurt
  • cheese

Besides dairy products, what is another source of calcium?

  • green leafy vegetables
  • whole grains
  • both of the above

How can you promote healthy eating in your household?

  • Create a garden in your backyard.
  • Encourage your kids to help in the kitchen.
  • both of the above

Encourage healthy eating in your household by:

  • preparing one family meal
  • catering to individual eating habits
  • keeping a lot of different snacks in the house

What food ingredient should you ban from your home?

  • high fructose corn syrup
  • partially hydrogenated oil
  • both of the above

Sugary snacks leads to:

  • acne
  • fatigue
  • both of the above

What is an especially unhealthy substitute for water with children?

  • fruit juice
  • sports drinks
  • tea

Children who consistently eat dinner with their families have:

  • lower rates of drug use
  • better communication with their parents
  • both of the above

How can you keep your child interested in healthy eating?

  • Spice it up with different healthy ingredients.
  • Experiment with new recipes.
  • both of the above

Organic foods typically contain:

  • more nutrients
  • less pesticides and herbicides
  • both of the above