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Which has more vitamins and minerals, a soft drink or 100% fruit juice?

What's Your Answer?

  • 100% fruit juice has more vitamins and minerals than soft drinks. Soft drinks have little or no vitamins or minerals.

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True or False: You have to be an athlete to be physically active.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. There are many physical activities that don't require any special athletic skills. Try walking or jumping.

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Which has less fat, a peanut butter and banana sandwich or French fries with ranch dressing?

What's Your Answer?

  • The peanut butter and banana sandwich has less fat than French fries with ranch dressing. The peanut butter and banana sandwich has fiber, protein and many vitamins and minerals that help our bodies be healthy. Peanut butter does have fat, but it's a healthier fat that is good for our hearts.

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True or False: Vegetable soup with whole wheat pasta is healthier than the same soup made with white pasta.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Whole wheat pasta is a whole grain and is a healthier substitute in soups than white pasta.

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How many minutes of moderate physical activity should children have every day?

What's Your Answer?

  • Children should be physically active at least for 60 minutes a day, most days of the week. It does not have to be all at once; it can be spread out throughout the day.

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True or False: low-fat (1%) milk and fat-free milk builds healthy bones.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Low-fat (1%) milk and fat-free milk can help build strong bones and prevent bones from getting weak later in life. Bones are like a bank of calcium - you should add calcium to the bank to prevent weak bones, called osteoporosis, when you are older.

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True or False: You need special clothes to exercise?

What's Your Answer?

  • False. You just need comfortable shoes such as tennis shoes and comfortable loose clothing such as a t-shirt and shorts.

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True or False: Since butter is a dairy product, popcorn with butter is a better snack than plain popcorn.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. Plain popcorn is a healthier choice than buttered popcorn since butter is high in fat and calories.

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True or False: Physical Activity makes you feel tired.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. Physical activity gives you more energy and can make you feel less tired.

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True or False: 100% wheat is the same as 100% whole wheat on food labels.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. 100% wheat might not be 100% whole grain and may not have any whole grain.

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True or False: Regular Physical Activity helps you not feel sad.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Being physically active is good for your muscles, heart, lungs and makes you feel good too.

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True or False: Oats and brown rice that are quick cooking aren't as healthy as the regular versions.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. The quick cooking versions are just as healthy as the regular forms.

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What fruit has its seeds on the outside?

What's Your Answer?

  • Strawberries are the only fruit that have seeds on the outside and the average strawberry has 200 seeds.

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Which meal has whole grains: oatmeal with raisins or scrambled eggs with cheese?

What's Your Answer?

  • Oatmeal with raisins, Oatmeal is a whole grain.

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What should you always remember to do before preparing or eating food?

What's Your Answer?

  • Wash our hands! It is important to clean your hands before touching any food that you are going to eat. Also, we should remember to wash your hands before preparing or cooking food. This way, we do not spread any germs on food that we touch, which could make us sick.

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