- 1.Vitamins Quiz Functions And Food sources
2. Question A
- Name 2 functions of vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
- 3) Immune and blood vessel health
3. Question B
- What vitamin prevents you from bleeding to death?
4. Question C
- Name 2 food sources of vitamin E
- 2) Strawberries and liver
5. Question D
- This vitamin supports red blood cell production.
- 1) Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
6. Question E
- Spinach, green peas, tomato juice, soy milk are significant
food sources of what vitamin?
7. Question F
- Your body can synthesize this vitamin using sunlight
8. Question G
- These 2 vitamins gives you healthy skin
- 3) B3(niacin) and Vitamin A
9. Question H
- The food you eat provides energy for your body to use.What
vitamin helps with that process?
10. Bonus Question 1
- Genetic instructions.Everyone has their own unique DNA
11. Bonus Question 2
- Synthesis: To make something using otherparts wood into
- A)Immune and blood vessel health
- D) Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
- G) B3(niacin) and Vitamin A
13. 14. The UK recommended daily calcium intake for an adult
woman is 700mg per day. Which of these foods contains around 700mg
- 3.5oz (100g) of cheddar cheese
- 3.5oz (100g) of low fat fruit yoghurt
- 3.5 oz (100g) of boiled spinach
- 3.5 oz (100g) of dairy ice cream, with 3.5oz (100g) of dried
- A 3.5oz (100g) contains an estimated 739mg of calcium. All the
other foods in the list are good sources of calcium, but they don't
come near the daily amount. Other foods very high in calcium are
certain fish, including whitebait and sardines.
16. Which of these vitamins can be taken into the body from
- Vitamin D is needed by the body to absorb calcium which helps
maintain healthy bones. Most people who are out and about absorb
plenty of this vitamin through the sun's rays, but older people,
especially those who are housebound, need to take extra care that
they have a sufficient vitamin D intake - everyone over the age of
65 is recommended to take a daily vitamin D supplement. Food
sources of vitamin D include margarine and oily fish.
18. If a food label in the UK says 'contains organic
ingredients' what proportion of the product must be organic?
- But, if a product is simply labeled 'organic' then it has to
contain at least 95 per cent organic ingredients
20. What is the difference between a 'use by' date and a 'best
- a 'best before' date shows how long a shop can sell a food,
'use by' shows when you need to eat it
- they mean exactly the same, but 'best before' is used for
- 'best before' gives a deadline for freezing food, 'use by'
gives a date for eating it
- a 'use by' date is given for foods that could be dangerous if
you eat them after expiry, a 'best before' date just shows it might
not taste as good
- Foods, such as meat and fish can cause food poisoning if they
aren't eaten within a certain time limit, even if they look and
taste fine. These foods are marked with a 'use by' date. Other
foods, such as coffee granules and biscuits have a 'best before'
date because they may not look or taste as good after the expiry
22. According to studies, what proportion of UK adults have a
- However, an estimated 10-20 percent of UK adults claim to be
intolerant or 'allergic' to a food.
24. As part of a healthy diet, which of the following foods has
been highlighted as helping to cut your risk of a coronary heart
- Oily fish, including salmon, mackerel and sardines are rich in
a special type of fat known as omega 3 fatty acids. A good intake
of omega 3 fatty acids has been shown to substantially reduce a
person's risk of a fatal heart attack. The UK Government recommends
eating one to two portions of oily fish every week.
26. Which of the following counts as one portion towards the
recommended five plus portions of fruit and vegetables per day?
- a 150ml glass of fruit juice
- three heaped tablespoons of beans or pulses
- All of these foods represent a portion towards your five a
28. For a general healthy diet, approximately what percentage of
your daily calories should be made up from starchy foods like bread
- We should get our main source of energy from starchy foods. Of
course, some carbohydrate foods are better than others - wholegrain
rice, bread and pasta are the healthier choices, while sugary foods
should be kept to an occasional treat.
- men consume an average 7g, women an average 6g
- men and women both have about 6g per day
- men consume an average 11g, women an average 8g
- men and women consume an average 15g
The recommended daily salt intake in the UK is 6g per day. But
how much salt does the average man and woman in Britain actually
- Even if you don't add sprinkle salt over your dinner, eating
more than the recommended daily allowance is alarmingly easy - 75
per cent of salt we consume is already in the foods we eat, such as
ready-made soups, breads and ready meals. High salt intake is
linked to raised blood pressure, so it makes sense to cut
32. According to nutrition experts what percentage of body
weight lost in fluids may result in reduced mental and physical
- Of course, the amount of fluid we need to drink each day varies
from person to person, and depends on what we're doing and the
climate where we live. Excessive fluid intake should be avoided as
it can cause serious health problems.
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