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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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Why do our bodies need calcium?

What's Your Answer?

  • To help our bones and teeth grow and stay strong.

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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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Which milk has more fat, whole milk or low-fat (1%) milk?

What's Your Answer?

  • Whole milk has more fat. Whole milk and 2% milk are the main sources of saturated fat in dairy foods. Saturated fat can clog your arteries and your heart, which puts strain on it.

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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: 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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Which kind of milk should children over 2 years old drink, whole milk or low-fat (1%) milk?

What's Your Answer?

  • Children over 2 years old should drink low-fat (1%) milk or fat-free milk. They have the same vitamins and minerals as whole milk, with less fat. They taste great too!

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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: 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: Foods that contain Vitamin C help prevent and heal infections.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Vitamin C helps prevent and heal infections. Also, Vitamin C helps with injuries, and helps the immune system so that we do not get sick.

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True or False: Frozen fruits and vegetables are healthy just like fresh fruits and vegetables.

What's Your Answer?

  • True. Frozen fruits and vegetables provide vitamins and minerals just like fresh fruits and vegetables.

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When being physically active do you need to be active for sixty minutes all at once, or can you spread your physical activity throughout the day?

What's Your Answer?

  • If you can't get 60 minutes of physical activity at one time, it is okay to spread it throughout the day. Doing 20 minutes of physical activity, three times a day is a great way to be active.

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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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What Vitamin helps you see well at night?

What's Your Answer?

  • Vitamin A is found in fruits and vegetables that are vibrant colors (dark green, deep yellow, brilliant orange and red), such as: carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, pumpkins, melon and mangos. Vitamin A promotes good vision, strong bones and healthy skin.

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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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