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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.


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

Q 1: Wheat, rice, and maize are examples of the food group ____.

Q 2: 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 _____.
phsyical activity
higher education
creative activities

Q 3: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
pure grains
refined grains
whole grains

Q 4: Which of these is NOT a vegetable?

Q 5: In general, healthy eating means
all of these
balance of major nutrients
increased consumption of specific vitamins or other micronutrients
avoidance of food contaminants

Q 6: 'Orthorexia nervosa' means
an obsession with healthy eating
voluntary starvation
abnormal weight gain

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