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How many food groups are represented in the food guide pyramid?
Six (6)
Which food group is at the top of the pyramid - in other words, from what group should you eat the smallest amount?
Sweets, fats, and oils.
Which food group is on the bottom of the pyramid - in other words, from which food group should you have the most daily servings?
Bread, cereals, rice and pastas.
A cheese sandwich contains foods from which two food groups?
Milk, yogurt and cheese group (the cheese) and the Bread, cereal, rice, and pasta group (the bread).
From which group should you have more servings per day - the fruit group or the vegetable group?
From the vegetable group (3-5 servings).
How many servings from the meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, and nuts group should you eat each day?
2-3 servings
How many servings from the bread, cereal, rice, and pasta group should you eat each day?
6-11 servings.
How many servings from the fruit group should you eat each day?
2-4 servings.
How many servings from the vegetable group should you eat each day?
3-5 servings.
How many servings from the meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, egg, and nut group should you eat each day?
2-3 servings.
How many servings from the milk, yogurt, and cheese group should you eat each day?
2-3 servings.
The pyramid is organized with the food you should eat most of at the top and food you should eat the least of at the bottom. True or false?
False - the food group at the bottom has the most suggested servings and the group at the top the least.
What nutrient helps to deliver food and waste?
Water
Which nutrient helps with growth and good health?
vitamins
Which nutrient helps with building strong teeth and bones?
Minerals
Which nutrient helps with supplying quick energy?
Carbohydrates
Which nutrient helps with muscle building and repairing your body?
Proteins
Which nutrient helps to store energy?
Fats
How many 8 ounce glasses of water should you drink evdery day?
Eight (8)
Good nutrition is important to good health - true or false?
True. Making healthy choices includes eating the right foods and the right amounts of the right food.