Congratulations, Immy! Our Australian friend will be getting a Reforming U tote that can only be won through our challenges and contests. Let's hope she'll share a photo of herself with it once she receives it.
Time to get back to the quiz to find out the correct answers, learning more about healthy nutrition.
Reforming U National Nutrition Quiz
1. What does RDA stand for?
A. Recommended Diet Aid
B. Recommended Daily Allowances
C. Right Dietary Additive
D. Really Dumb Answer
The correct answer is B. RDA or Recommended Daily Allowances are created by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council. It is an estimate of the daily amount of a nutrient MOST people need in order to stay healthy.
2. According to MyPyramid.gov, what are the five basic food groups?
A. Grains, Proteins, Fruits, Dairy, Fats
B. Grains, Sugars, Vegetables, Fruits, Proteins
C. Sugars, Fats, Candy, Chips, Soda
D. Grains, Vegetables, Fruits, Dairy, Proteins
The correct answer is D. For more information about each food group, click here.
3. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which food and food components should you decrease?
B. Saturated, Trans, and Solid Fats, along with Cholesterol
C. Added Sugars, Refined Grains, and Alcohol
D. All of the above
The correct answer is D. All of these food components can interfere with maintaining your health and a healthy weight.
4. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, your grain intake should consist of whole grains at least what percent of the time?
The correct answer is B. Look for products made from whole grains such as whole grain bread, pasta, brown rice, etc. When buying packaged grains, look for the first ingredient to be a whole grain, such as whole wheat. Also, even though the guidelines urge you to ensure 50% of your grains are whole, it wouldn't hurt to exceed this percentage!
5. Vitamin A helps all these functions, except:
A. Normal Vision
C. Maintain sluggishness
D. Immune Function
The correct answer is C. Eating foods rich in Vitamin A will help you maintain normal vision, reproduction, and immune functions.
How did you do? How does this compare to your current diet? Today is the perfect day to start thinking about healthy nutrition. In fact, don't just think about it, take action!
Success Can Be Yours!
Sheila, Personal Fitness Trainer