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Study Guide Answers

1.     The proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, fats, and water that we receive from foods are called _________________________________ .
     nutrients
2.     _________________ ___________________ are the major building blocks of protein
     Amino acids
3.     If you were looking for a short-term energy boost, would you want a food high in simple or complex carbohydrates?
     simple
4.     All cholesterol is bad for one's health. True or false?
     false
5.     The Food Guide Pyramid includes how many major food groups? a.) three b.) four c.) five d.) six
     c.) five
6.     Milk and dairy products are a good source of ________________________ .
     calcium
7.     According to the Food Guide Pyramid, the bulk of your diet should come from which food group?
     the grain group
8.     What causes the tenderness in prime cuts of meat?
     fat
9.     Someone who eats bacon and eggs every morning is in the habit of having a healthy breakfast diet. True or false?
     false
10.     Does the growing phase of a young woman peak before or after the growing phase of a young man?
     before
11.     A person concerned with and educated about the healthfulness of his or her food would choose a chicken nugget over a chicken breast. True or false?
     false
12.     If you wanted to reduce the fat in your diet, would you order mustard or mayonnaise on your hamburger?
     mustard
13.     Frozen dinners are usually more nutritious than fast food meals. True or false?
     true
14.     Are home-cooked meals cheaper or more expensive than fast food meals?
     cheaper
15.     Enriched breads have everything that whole wheat breads have, and more. True or false?
     false
16.     Butter and margarine each have 100 calories per tablespoon. True or false?
     true
17.     Some breakfast cereals are healthier food choices than others. True or false?
     true
18.     Dried fruits have some advantages over fresh fruits. True or false?
     true
19.     What did you eat for your last three meals? Assess these meals according to what you have learned from this video.
     discussion
20.     What are the strongest and weakest parts of your diet, from a nutritional standpoint?
     discussion
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