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Grade 8 English
4.14 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

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

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 _____.
creative activities
higher education
phsyical activity

Q 3: Which of these is NOT a vegetable?
fish
spinach
potato
carrot

Q 4: It is widely accepted that one should eat more of _____ than ______.
candy & sweets, fruits
grains, meat
meat, vegetables

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

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

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