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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.

Reference: MyPyramid.gov


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

Q 1: It is widely accepted that one should eat more of _____ than ______.
grains, meat
candy & sweets, fruits
meat, vegetables

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

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

Q 4: Wheat, rice, and maize are examples of the food group ____.
vegetables
grains
fruits

Q 5: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
pure grains
refined grains
whole grains

Q 6: In 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a completely new food pyramid called My Pyramid. Along with the food groups, it emphasizes _____.
higher education
creative activities
phsyical activity

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