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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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True or False: Vegetables have no protein.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. Many vegetables have protein! In fact, legumes are vegetables and they are a good source of protein. These include peanuts, lentils, beans and peas.

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True or False: A cup of fat free milk has the same amount of vitamins and minerals as whole milk.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Fat free milk has all of the same vitamins and minerals as whole milk without all of the fat.

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True or False: Multi-grain means it has different forms of whole grains so it is healthy.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. Multi-grain usually isn't 100% whole grain and may not have any whole grain.

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True or False: Jumping rope is an example of moderate physical activity.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Jumping rope uses your muscles and heart. Other examples of moderate physical activity include: dancing, swimming or riding your bike.

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What counts as a cup of fruit, 1 large banana or 2 large bananas?

What's Your Answer?

  • 1 large banana counts as 1 cup of fruit. More examples of 1 cup of fruit include: 1 small apple, 1 cup of sliced or cut-up fruit, or 1 cup of 100% fruit juice.

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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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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: Playing Frisbee is an example of moderate physical activity.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Frisbee uses your arms, legs and heart muscles. For even more fun, try combining tag and Frisbee and play a game of Ultimate Frisbee!

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True or False: The order of ingredients matters. Words like "brown rice" or "whole wheat" are listed first on whole grain products.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Whole grain ingredients will be listed first on whole grain products.

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True or False: Cracked wheat is always a whole grain.

What's Your Answer?

  • False. Terms like "cracked wheat" or "stone-ground wheat" are usually not whole wheat products.

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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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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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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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How often should children and adults be active?

What's Your Answer?

  • Every day! But if that is too hard, try being active on most days of the week. Children should be active for at least 60 minutes each day. Adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, like brisk walking, every week and muscle-strengthening activities on two or more days a week.

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