Quiz 2: Ch. 3-4 ETL
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Which of the following is true about Americans' food consumption?
We eat a measly 30% of calories from produce.
We eat 10% of our calories from animal foods.
We eat about 50% of calories from refined foods.
I don't know the answer, but whatever we eat I'm sure it's bad.
What diseases are responsible for 90% of American deaths?
Populations with low death rates from the above diseases consume more than 75% of their calories from
low fat pastas and breads
unrefined plant foods
Plants are not a very good source of protein.
What are phytochemicals, and why are they such a big deal?
Taking isolated nutrients in the form of vitamin pills is not without risk.
Please list at least 5 anti-cancer substances found in unrefined plant foods.
Calorie for calorie, which has more protein, broccoli or steak?
Are you mad? Steak, of course!
No, no, you silly boy--it's broccoli!
Which one food has a strong positive correlation to increased longevity in humans?
raw, leafy greens
It's very important to drink lots of low fat milk along with your raw leaves.
What are a couple of interesting findings from the China Study?
The faster & bigger children grow, the better!
Are dairy foods protecting us from osteoporosis? Please justify your answer.
The best way to reduce cancer and heart disease risk is to eat a low fat diet.
Which of the following are true? (You can choose more than one.
Animal protein raises cholesterol.
Plant protein promotes bone strength.
animal protein slows aging.
Animal protein is loaded with antioxidants.
Plant protein lowers cholesterol.
This quiz is finally over. I feel
After this, I'm looking forward to my next root canal.
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