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According to MyPlate, you should eat approximately two cups of vegetables per day.
TRUE OR FALSE
When estimating a serving size, it is good to know that 3 oz. of __________ is about the size of a deck of cards.
A.meat, poultry, or fish
C.nuts or candy
D.vegetables, pasta, or rice
A. meat, poultry, or fish
During adolescence, the body should get foods that are higher in nutritional value and lower in fats and sugars.
TRUE OR FALSE
MyPlate was created to __________.
A.to encourage Americans to eat the same quantity of food across the different food groups
B.to be a visual tool for understanding a healthy diet
C.to help Americans measure the amount of fat in their bodies
D.to provide a reference for evaluating different types of cuisine
B. to be a visual tool for understanding a healthy diet
A BMI of 24 is considered __________.
Of which of the following nutrients do infants require extra servings?
D. fatty acids
Which governmental group is responsible for creating MyPlate?
A.United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
B.Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
C.United States Department of Education (USDE)
D.Dietary Regulatory Committee (DRG)
A. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Nutritional needs can best be described as __________ through life.
Which of the following foods is NOT a nutrient-dense food?
D. frosted cereal
MyPlate recommends __________ of grains a day for girls and boys.
C. 6 ounces
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