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Food Fun: Nutrition Quiz
by Staff
With all of the choices available these days, how can you know what food is best for you? Test your knowledge with this nutrition quiz before you hit the grocery store.

What is the family of health-benefiting plant compounds that gives dark vegetables their distinct colors called?

  • phytochemcials
  • protonutrients
  • free radicals

Which one of these drinks has the most calories?

  • 12 ounces of beer
  • 12 ounces cola
  • 5 ounces red wine

Which of these groups believe humans can live solely on a life force called prana?

  • freegans
  • breatharians
  • rastafarians

Which of these foods offers more protein per 100 grams?

  • ground chuck
  • chicken breast
  • caterpillars

Which of these is likelier to kill you?

  • French fries
  • car accident
  • cancer

Energy is transferred from the food we eat to our bodies through what?

  • calories
  • amino acids
  • lipids

Which of these fat sources has no cholesterol?

  • animal
  • vegetable
  • mineral

Which of these is off-limits if you're a vegan?

  • broccoli
  • soy milk
  • honey

Which of these types of fats are considered good fats by nutrionists?

  • partially hydrogenated fats
  • monounsaturated fats
  • polysaturated fats

Whole grains aren't found in which of these foods?

  • white bread
  • flavored oatmeal
  • brown rice