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MyPlate, Dietary Guidelines, Nutrition Facts Label & Obesity
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The term "light on a food label means it has less cholesterol than a similar food contains
What is the second ingredient by weight?
Causes of obesity include
All of the above
Does this label state whether there could possibly be a food allergy with wheat, egg, milk, and or soybeans?
Whole fruit gives you _______ that is missing from fruit juice
Which is considered a serving from the vegetable group?
1/2 cup cooked green beans
According to ChooseMyPlate.gov at least half of our plate should be what?
Fruits and Vegetables
If a label serving size is one cup, and you eat three cups, you're getting 3 times the calories, fat and other nutrients listed on a label.
Which would be considered one serving of the dairy group?
2 oz processed cheese
The % Daily Values on a label are based on a 2000 calorie-a-day diet
An example of one serving of the grain group would be
1/2 cup of cooked rice
Refined grains has a finer texture and improves shelf life, but removes what during the milling process
Dietary fiber and iron
If one's BMI is 20.0 or higher, it falls within the obesity range
How many calories from fat does this product contain?
Vegetables are encouraged by ChooseMyPlate.gov through the use of the
green section on bottom left of plate
Calorie-free means a product contains less than 5 calories
This product contains what % of recommended folic acid?
A whole-grain product is
Old fashioned oatmeal
Try to aim______% or higher of your diet in vitamins, minerals, and fiber
By law, food labels must tell the consumer if allergens are present
"Reduced Fat" means a food has 50% fewer calories than its traditional counterpart
3 ounces of meat is usually the size or
Deck of cards
Health issues of obesity include
All of the above
Deborah is searching for a credible source of science-based nutrition and fitness information. Which should she use?
Dietary guidelines for Americans
Ingredients are listed on a label by weight, with the first ingredient being present in the greatest amount
What is the cholesterol content in milligrams?
25% of the specified nutrient or calories than the usual product
Less than 40 calories per serving
Less than 5 calories per serving
Provides 20% or more of the daily value of specified nutrient per serving
Less than 1/2 gram of fat or sugar per serving
Fat free/ sugar free
To encourage good nutrition, ChooseMyPlate.gov recommends that your plate should be filled with
a variety of foods from each of the good gropus
Which indicates whole grain?
None of the above
To encourage good nutrition, ChooseMyPlate.gov recommends choosing foods that are high in
fiber and dense nutrients
A recommendation found in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate is to consume foods rich in potassium such as
dried fruit and bananas
A recommendation found in the dietary guidelines for Americans is to
follow a lifestyle that enables one to achieve a healthy weight
A label that reads "iron - 8%" means that 8% of you Daily Value for iron is supplied in a single serving
For a person trying to lose weight each meal in a healthy eating plan should include
foods high in nutrients and low in calories
Types of grains that have bran and germ removed during milling
Color can't be an indicator that bread is a whole grain because of added molasses or food colorings
Calorie content and % daily values on a label are based on a single serving
How much of your plate should be vegetables?
Little more Thant 1/4 of your plate
What are whole grains?
Grains that contain the brain, germ and endosperm
When eating out, look for items on a menu that are broiled, poached steamed and baked
Enriched means some nutrients have been removed during processing are eventually added
Low fat and reduced fat can be used interchangeably
BMI stands for Body Mass Index
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