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Food Foundation Quiz

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  1. Does your breakfast include:
    a) Fresh fruit such as juice or berries?
    b) A source of protein such as dairy or soy?
    c) Two servings of carbohydrates such as toast or cereal?
    d) All of the above.
  2. Does your school lunch include:
    a) A beverage that is plain water, 100-percent fruit juice, or milk?
    b) A lower fat meat or meat alternatives such as eggs or legumes?
    c) A dark green or orange fruit or vegetable choice such as green pepper, carrot, or cantaloupe?
    d) All of the above.
  3. When eating out, do you try to make your meal healthy by choosing foods that are:
    a) Grilled, baked, broiled, or steamed?
    b) Prepared with broth or tomato sauce?
    c) Flavoured with fresh herbs?
    d) All of the above.


Results

a & 5 points
b & 5 points
c & 5 points
d & 20 points

50 or more points:

Congratulations! Your body thanks you for the excellent nutrition it's receiving, and you will benefit the rewards of strong bones, lots of energy, and a healthy immune system to support you in disease prevention.

30 to 45 points:

The better you eat, the better you feel. Your food selections are helping your body to serve you more adequately.

25 points or less:

You need to consider some serious changes in your food choices. Your body is a living organism and requires nutrients to stay healthy&now and in years to come.

Adapted from the "Make Wise Food Choices" quiz at www.dietitans.ca.

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