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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.


Q 1: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
pure grains
whole grains
refined grains

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
creative activities
higher education

Q 3: It is widely accepted that one should eat more of _____ than ______.
candy & sweets, fruits
grains, meat
meat, vegetables

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

Q 6: Wheat, rice, and maize are examples of the food group ____.

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