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

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

Q 4: Which of these is NOT a vegetable?
spinach
fish
potato
carrot

Q 5: If grains contain endosperm as well as bran and germ, they are called
whole grains
pure grains
refined grains

Q 6: It is widely accepted that one should eat more of _____ than ______.
meat, vegetables
candy & sweets, fruits
grains, meat

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