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1 Carbohydrates Helping you to: Create a Healthy Lifestyle! Click here to play anhere interactive game.

2 Carbohydrates What is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system? Fat Glucose Protein

3 Carbohydrates What is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system? Fat Incorrect. Glucose, a carbohydrate is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system. It is important not to completely eliminate carbohydrates from your diet. Next Question

4 Carbohydrates What is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system? Glucose Correct! Glucose is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system. Glucose is a type of carbohydrate. It is important not to completely eliminate carbohydrates from your diet. Next Question

5 Carbohydrates What is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system? Protein Incorrect. Glucose is the sole energy source for the brain and the nervous system. Glucose is a type of carbohydrate. It is important not to completely eliminate carbohydrates from your diet. Next Question

6 Carbohydrates “Empty calories” are foods that contain calories, without much nutritional value. True False

7 Carbohydrates “Empty calories” are foods that contain calories, without much nutritional value. True Correct! Examples include cakes, cookies, candy and beer. Consume these items sparingly. Next Question

8 Carbohydrates “Empty calories” are foods that contain calories, without much nutritional value. False Incorrect. Empty calories are found in foods without much nutritional value. Examples include cakes, cookies, candy and beer. Consume these items sparingly. Next Question

9 Carbohydrates Carbohydrates should make up this percent of your daily caloric intake % 35-50% 50-65%

10 Carbohydrates Carbohydrates should make up this percent of your daily caloric intake % Incorrect: Carbohydrates should make up between 50-65% of your caloric intake every day. Next Question

11 Carbohydrates Carbohydrates should make up this percent of your daily caloric intake % Incorrect. Carbohydrates should make up between 50-65% of your caloric intake every day. Next Question

12 Carbohydrates Carbohydrates should make up this percent of your daily caloric intake % Correct! Next Question

13 Carbohydrates When eating carbohydrates daily, what percentage should come from whole grains, such as brown rice, whole grain bread, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pizza crust, bulgur, mixed grains, etc.? 10% 33% 50%

14 Carbohydrates When eating carbohydrates daily, what percentage should come from whole grains, such as brown rice, whole grain bread, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pizza crust, bulgur, mixed grains, etc.? 10% Incorrect. Half of the daily servings should come from whole grains. Next Question

15 Carbohydrates When eating carbohydrates daily, what percentage should come from whole grains, such as brown rice, whole grain bread, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pizza crust, bulgur, mixed grains, etc.? 33% Incorrect. Half of the daily servings should come from whole grains. Next Question

16 Carbohydrates When eating carbohydrates daily, what percentage should come from whole grains, such as brown rice, whole grain bread, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat pizza crust, bulgur, mixed grains, etc.? 50% Correct! Next Question

17 Carbohydrates There are three forms of carbohydrates: complex carbohydrates, simple sugars and dietary fiber. True False

18 Carbohydrates There are three forms of carbohydrates: complex carbohydrates, simple sugars and dietary fiber. True Incorrect. There are two types of carbohydrates, complex and simple sugars (provides calories). Dietary fiber is a food component of carbohydrates but it does not provide calories. Next Question

19 Carbohydrates There are three forms of carbohydrates: complex carbohydrates, simple sugars and dietary fiber. False Correct! There are two types of carbohydrates, complex and simple sugars (provides calories). Dietary fiber is a food component of carbohydrates but it does not provide calories. Next Question

20 Carbohydrates Legumes (dried peas and beans) contain both protein and complex carbohydrates. True False

21 Carbohydrates Legumes (dried peas and beans) contain both protein and complex carbohydrates. True Correct! Next Question

22 Carbohydrates Legumes (dried peas and beans) contain both protein and complex carbohydrates. False Incorrect. Legumes contain both protein and complex carbohydrates. Next Question

23 Carbohydrates Breads, cereals, tubers (potatoes and yams), corn, pasta, rice are examples of this type of carbohydrate. Simple Sugars Complex Carbohydrates

24 Carbohydrates Breads, cereals, tubers (potatoes and yams), corn, pasta, rice are examples of this type of carbohydrate. Simple Sugars Incorrect. These foods are examples of complex carbohydrates. Next Question

25 Carbohydrates Breads, cereals, tubers (potatoes and yams), corn, pasta, rice are examples of this type of carbohydrate. Complex Carbohydrates Correct! Next Question

26 Carbohydrates Fiber is easily digested by the body. True False

27 Carbohydrates Fiber is easily digested by the body. True Incorrect. Fiber is not digested by the human digestive tract. Next Question

28 Carbohydrates Fiber is easily digested by the body. False Correct! Next Question

29 Carbohydrates Consuming a diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake helps prevent this condition. Constipation Headaches Nausea

30 Carbohydrates Consuming a diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake helps prevent this condition. Constipation Correct! Headaches and nausea are usually not related to dietary intake. Next Question

31 Carbohydrates Consuming a diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake helps prevent this condition. Headaches Incorrect. A diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake (eight cups of fluids without caffeine or alcohol) helps prevent constipation as well as may reduce the risk of heart disease. Headaches and nausea are usually not related to dietary intake. Next Question

32 Carbohydrates Consuming a diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake helps prevent this condition. Nausea Incorrect. A diet high in fiber with adequate fluid intake (eight cups of fluids without caffeine or alcohol) will result in preventing constipation as well as reducing the risk of heart disease. Headaches and nausea are usually not related to dietary intake. Next Question

33 Carbohydrates When trying to lose weight, it is not the complex carbohydrates (baked potato, pasta, bread, etc. when eaten in moderation) that need to be avoided, but the fatty toppings (butter, sour cream, bacon bits, cheese sauce) that are put on them. True False

34 Carbohydrates When trying to lose weight, it is not the complex carbohydrates that need to be avoided, but the fatty toppings that are put on them. True Correct! Next Question

35 Carbohydrates When trying to lose weight, it is not the complex carbohydrates that need to be avoided, but the fatty toppings that are put on them. False Incorrect. Excess fatty toppings contribute more to weight gain. Next Question

36 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of vegetables should you eat each day?

37 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of vegetables should you eat each day? 1-2 Incorrect. You should aim for 3-5 equivalents (servings) of vegetables each day. Next Question

38 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of vegetables should you eat each day? 2-4 Incorrect. You should aim for 3-5 equivalents (servings) of vegetables each day. Next Question

39 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of vegetables should you eat each day? 3-5 Correct! Next Question

40 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of fruit should you eat each day?

41 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of fruit should you eat each day? 1-2 Incorrect. You should aim for 2-4 equivalents of fruit each day. Next Question

42 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of fruit should you eat each day? 2-4 Correct! Next Question

43 Carbohydrates How many equivalents or servings of fruit should you eat each day? 3-5 Incorrect. You should aim for 2-4 equivalents of fruit each day. Next Question

44 Carbohydrates Dietary fiber is found in: Simple sugars Complex carbohydrates

45 Carbohydrates Dietary fiber is found in: Simple sugars Incorrect. Dietary fiber is found in complex carbohydrates, not simple sugars. Next Question

46 Carbohydrates Dietary fiber is found in: Complex carbohydrates Correct! Next Question

47 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of vegetables is: 1 cup of raw or cooked vegetables or 1/2 cup of raw dark leafy greens. True False

48 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of vegetables is: 1 cup of raw or cooked vegetables and 1/2 cup of raw dark leafy greens. True Incorrect. One serving of vegetables is 1/2 cup of raw or cooked vegetables and 1 cup of raw dark leafy greens. The more colors you eat, the more nutrients you consume. Next Question

49 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of vegetables is: 1 cup of raw or cooked vegetables and 1/2 cup of raw dark leafy greens. False Correct! One serving of vegetables is 1/2 cup of raw or cooked vegetables and 1 cup of raw dark leafy greens. The more colors you eat, the more nutrients you consume. Next Question

50 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of fruit is: 1 large size apple, pear or orange 1 cup canned, raw or cooked fruit 4 oz. of 100% fruit juice

51 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of fruit is: 1 large size apple, pear or orange Incorrect. One serving of a fruit is one medium size apple, pear or orange, 1/2 cup canned, raw or fresh fruit, and 4 oz of 100% fruit juice. Do not count fruit drinks or fruit beverages as a serving of fruit as it contains less than 10% real fruit juice as well as has added sugar as compared to 100% fruit juice. Next Question

52 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of fruit is: 1 cup canned, raw or cooked fruit Incorrect. One serving of a fruit is one medium size apple, pear or orange, 1/2 cup canned, raw or fresh fruit, and 4 oz of 100% fruit juice. Do not count fruit drinks or fruit beverages as a serving of fruit as it contains less than 10% real fruit juice as well as has added sugar as compared to 100% fruit juice. Next Question

53 Carbohydrates One equivalent or serving of fruit is: 4 oz. of 100% fruit juice Correct! One serving of a fruit is one medium size apple, pear or orange and ½ cup canned, raw or fresh fruit. Do not count fruit drinks or fruit beverages as a serving of fruit as it contains less than 10% real fruit juice as well as has added sugar as compared to 100% fruit juice. Next Question

54 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of hot cereal? 1/2 cup 3/4 cup 1 cup

55 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of hot cereal? 1/2 cup Correct! Add some fresh, canned or dried fruit to add more flavor, nutrients and phytochemicals (helps prevent diseases) to your diet! Next Question

56 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of hot cereal? 3/4 cup Incorrect. One serving of hot cereal is 1/2 cup. Add some fresh, canned or dried fruit to add more flavor, nutrients and phytochemicals (helps prevent diseases) to your diet! Next Question

57 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of hot cereal? 1 cup Incorrect. One serving of hot cereal is 1/2 cup. Add some fresh, canned or dried fruit to add more flavor, nutrients and phytochemicals (helps prevent diseases) to your diet! Next Question

58 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of ready to eat cold cereal? 1/2 cup 3/4 cup 1 cup

59 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of ready to eat cold cereal? 1/2 cup Incorrect. One serving of cold cereal is 1 cup. How many servings do you consume at breakfast? Does it contain whole grains? Is it high in sugar? Try to consume cereals that contain less than 7 grams of sugar per serving. Refer to the chart found in carbohydrate brochure. Next Slide

60 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of ready to eat cold cereal? 3/4 cup Incorrect. One serving of cold cereal is 1 cup. How many servings do you consume at breakfast? Does it contain whole grains? Is it high in sugar? Try to consume cereals that contain less than 7 grams of sugar per serving. Refer to the chart found in carbohydrate brochure. Next Slide

61 Carbohydrates What is one equivalent or serving of ready to eat cold cereal? 1 cup Correct! How many servings do you consume at breakfast? Does it contain whole grains? Is it high in sugar? Try to consume cereals that contain less than 7 grams of sugar per serving. Refer to the chart found in carbohydrate brochure. Next Slide

62 Carbohydrates Thanks for playing! Double click on: Carbohydrate and Healthy Eating brochure for more information. Carbohydrate and Healthy Eating Home Game Page


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