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Study Guide Questions

1.     What four health problems have been linked to fat intake?
2.     Which country has the world's highest rate of obesity?
3.     ______________ is often used as a food preservative and as a flavor enhancer.
4.     One gram of fat contains _______________ calories.
5.     Multiply the total fat grams by nine to determine the number of _______________that are obtained from fat in a given food.
6.     You should limit your fat intake to ______________% of the calories that you consume daily.
7.     Cholesterol is a substance that is produced by our bodies. True or false?
8.     The "good" cholesterol is ____________, or high -______________ ____________________.
9.     The "bad" cholesterol is _______________, or low-_______________ _______________________.
10.     The safest fats to consume are _________________________ fats.
11.     Which type of fat should you try to avoid?
12.     All animal products and by-products contain saturated fat. True or false?
13.     Saturated fats are ________________ at room temperature.
14.     Some plants produce cholesterol. True or false?
15.     What type of process is generally used in the manufacturing of margarines?
16.     Should you eliminate all fat from your cooking?
17.     Fat is needed by the body for _____________growth, for ___________________internal organs, and for storing __________________.
18.     How can you lower the amount of fat in an omelet?
19.     Pancake syrup is high in fat. True or false?
20.     Both butter and margarine are 100% fat. True or false?
21.     Pasta is a good source of ______________________ __________________________.
22.     Tuna that is packed in spring water is a good source of _____________________.
23.     Instead of using mayonnaise in tuna salad, use ______________________, instead.
24.     How many servings of meat should you have each day?
25.     A serving of meat weighs _____________ ounces.
26.     _________________meats have lower amounts of saturated fats than do ____________ meats.
27.     What important nutrient is present in red meats?
28.     People who live in the Orient have low rates of _________________, _____________disease, and blood ____________________.
29.     What is the name of sugar that occurs naturally in fruits?
30.     Too many empty calories are stored as _________________.
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