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159 points possible
Dietary Guidelines, Food Pyramid and Nutrients Test
1. List the ten dietary guidelines recommended for Americans. (10)
Aim for a healthy weight
Be physically active each day
Let the Pyramid guide your food choices
Choose a variety of grains, daily, especially whole grains
Choose a variety of fruits and vegetables daily
Keep food safe to eat
Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol
Choose beverages and foods to moderate your intake of sugars
Choose and prepare foods with less salt
If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation
Multiple Choice (20)
It is recommended that you get _____ percent or more of your daily
intake of calories from carbohydrates.
Water-soluble vitamins, which are needed on a daily basis, include ____.
A. vitamins A, C, and D
C. the B vitamins and vitamin C
B. vitamins A, D, E, and K
D. vitamins C and D
Too much _____ in food choices has been linked to high blood pressure.
The principle of eating in moderation means that you should ____.
eat moderately sized servings of many different foods
eat a moderate number of different food
eat a moderate number of meals each day
eat grain products, vegetables, and fruits in moderation
Why is the Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group shown at the bottom of
the Pyramid diagram?
The foods in this group should be eaten sparingly.
Foods in this group can replace those in other groups.
Breads and cereals are the most plentiful foods in the food supply.
You need more servings from this group than any of the others.
Which food group provides beta carotene, vitamin C, complex
carbohydrates, fiber, and minerals such as iron and magnesium?
Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group
Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group
Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Egg, and Nut group
Cholesterol is manufactured in the . . .
C. gall bladder
All of the following are high in fat EXCEPT. . .
C. nuts and seeds
How many ounces of cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish equals one
serving from the Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group?
A. 1 to 2
B. 2 to 3
C. 4 to 5
D. 6 to 8
What is the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber?