Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Nutrition? 89% Of Americans Fail

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Can you keep yourself healthy?

Take this quiz to find out how much you really know about keeping yourself healthy by answering questions about nutrition and diet.

 Jun 23, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
Which is better for you: natural foods or processed foods?
Natural foods
They're about the same for you
Processed foods
2 of 18Pick your answer!
What is the best way for a person to get all the vitamins they need?
Eating them in their food
Breathing them in the air
Taking vitamin supplements
3 of 18Pick your answer!
Where do herbal supplements come from?
Roots, seeds, plant leaves and fruits
Animal products
Chemicals
4 of 18Pick your answer!
Many fruit juices secretly contain which of these ingredients?
Salt
Sugar
Fat
5 of 18Pick your answer!
Foods that claim to be natural are always the healthiest option. True or false?
True
False
6 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these does fat NOT do in the body?
Regulate the heartbeat
Retain body heat
Protect organs
7 of 18Pick your answer!
Choose the fat which is the healthiest for the body
Unsaturated
Saturated
Transfat
8 of 18Pick your answer!
When nutritionists say "real food" what are they usually referring to?
Foods without gluten or dairy
Unprocessed foods
Low-carb foods
9 of 18Pick your answer!
Is white bread an example of refined carbs or unrefined carbs?
Neither
Unrefined
Refined
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Why should athletes regularly consume protein to stay healthy?
It gives them muscle mass
Protein gives them fuel to exercise
Exercise breaks down the protein in muscles
11 of 18Pick your answer!
Over time, what can be the result of ingesting too much sodium in the diet?
High blood sugar
High blood pressure
Low blood pressure
12 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these functions does water NOT carry out in the human body?
Keeps body temperature normal
Reduces blood sugar levels
Protects spinal cord
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these chronic conditions has red meat NOT been linked to?
Cancer
Anemia
Cardiovascular disease
14 of 18Pick your answer!
What is one of the main consequences of depriving yourself of your favorite foods?
Anxiety
A lack of energy
Overindulging when you do eat them
15 of 18Pick your answer!
Foods that are labelled "fat-free" are always healthy. True or false?
True
False
16 of 18Pick your answer!
Apples, barley, oatmeal and beans contains what cholesterol-reducing substance?
Iron
Fiber
Calcium
17 of 18Pick your answer!
Which disease is brought on as a result of eating too much sugar for a prolonged period?
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Type 2 diabetes
18 of 18Pick your answer!
A celiac is a person who can't consume foods with what?
Lactose
Eggs
Gluten
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Nutrition is something everyone should know about in order to keep themselves healthy, but with so many myths out there, people can understandably get confused! To test yourself on how well you really know nutrition, take this challenging quiz! Answer questions like “Which is better for you: straight foods or processed foods?”, “What is the best way for a person to get all the vitamins they need?”, “Where do herbal supplements come from?”, “Which of these ingredients are many juices filled with, unbeknown to their drinkers?”, “Foods that claim to be natural are always the healthiest option. True or false?”, “Which of these does fat NOT do in the body?”, “Choose the fat which is the healthiest for the body”, “When nutritionists say "real food", what are they usually referring to?”, “Is white bread an example of refined carbs or unrefined carbs?”, “Why should athletes regularly consume protein to stay healthy?”, “Over time, what can be the result of ingesting too much sodium in the diet?”, “Which of these functions does water NOT carry out in the human body?”, “Which of these chronic conditions has red meat NOT been linked to?”, “What is one of the main consequences of depriving yourself of your favorite foods?”, “Foods that are labelled "fat-free" are always healthy. True or false?”, “Apples, barley, oatmeal and beans contains what cholesterol-reducing substance?”, “Which disease is brought on as a result of eating too much sugar for a prolonged period?” and “A celiac is a person who can't consume foods with what?” to pass!