March 29, 2015


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Are you a nutrition know-it-all?

What do you know about nutrition? Test yourself with the following questions:

1. Calcium is essential for strong, healthy teeth and bones.

true false

2. Between ages 9 and 18, children build up almost half of their bone mass.

true false

3. Protein helps build strong muscles and repair new body tissue.

true false

4. Vitamin A and C help night vision, help heal cuts, and keep skin healthy.

true false

5. Fruits, which are a source of fibre, help promote digestion and are thought to reduce the risk of certain cancers.

true false

6. Vegetables with deeper green colours or darker yellow colours are richer in nutrient content.

true false

7. Enriched grains provide iron and the B vitamins (niacin, thiamin, riboflavin) to our diet.

true false

The answer to all of these questions is "true." If you answered "true" to most or all of these questions, congratulations! You know some basic facts about nutrition.

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