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Writing, Speech, Debate, & General Knowledge
4.4 Healthy Eating

Directions: The following questions have been designed to test and improve your knowledge of the topic of healthy eating. Answer these questions and verify your answers. Then, write an essay on whether you think the government should regulate the type of food that is served in fast food restaurants.


Q 1: 'Orthorexia nervosa' means
abnormal weight gain
voluntary starvation
an obsession with healthy eating

Q 2: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
whole grains
pure grains
refined grains

Q 3: In general, healthy eating means
increased consumption of specific vitamins or other micronutrients
all of these
avoidance of food contaminants
balance of major nutrients

Q 4: A recent health campaign by the American government has attempted to impress the need to eat lots of fruit and vegetables using the slogan ______.
''2 a day''
''1 a day''
''5 a day''

Q 5: Wheat, rice, and maize are examples of the food group ____.

Q 6: It is widely accepted that one should eat more of _____ than ______.
candy & sweets, fruits
meat, vegetables
grains, meat

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