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Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

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Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

  • 10-year CardioVascular Disease (CVD) Risk Calculator (Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack ,  and suggestions on how to reduce your risk of having a heart attack) (Read More)
  • Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) – BMI measures body fat based on your weight and height  for  women and men. It determines Underweight, Normal weight, overweight, and obese – Standard BMI Calculator (Read More)

Quizzes, Questions, and Answers on Diet & Nutrition

  • Learn About Carbohydrates – An illustrated lesson on carbs, sugars, starch and their digestion. (Click here)
  • Learn About Nutrition – A click animation of how the pancreas, liver, and blood react when you eat carbs and sugars. (Click here)
  • Learn About the Digestive System – An illustrated interactive lesson and quiz of how human digestive system works when you eat a meal.(Click here)
  • Portion Control Quiz Part 1 (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute)  – Fun question and answer lessons on today’s increased calories per portion and the physical activity needed to burn them  (Read More)
  • Portion Control Quiz Part 2 (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute) – More fun question and answer lessons on today’s increased calories per portion and the physical activity needed to burn them(Read More)
  • What Is Coronary Artery Disease – What is plaque and how can it hurt you? (Read More)
  • Cholesterol Heart Disease – What Does Your Cholesterol Level Mean? (Read More)
  • Test Your Food Label Knowledge (FDA/CFSAN)! Loads of information about how to use food Nutrition Facts Labels to control blood sugar, blood cholesterol, blood fat and weight gain.  Question 1
  • Search the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference – A huge data base that will break down any food and give info like calories, carbs, protein, fat, minerals, and vitamins  (Read More)

Activity Planners

  • Menu Planner (Interactive)- Suggests your daily food and meal choices based on your daily calorie plan (Read More)
  • MyPyramid.gov – United States Department of Agriculture  – Offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help plan/ assesses your food choices based on Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Read More)
  • Create A Diet Activity – Uses your weight, height, and activity level to suggest calories per day and foods that will help reduce blood cholesterol and chance of high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. NHLBI
  • Food Label Activity  National Heart Lung and Blood Institute-CHD  Test your ability understand Food Labels
  • Nutrient Data :   Measurement Conversion Tables Change teaspoons (tsp) to tablespoon (tbsp) & more (Read More)
  • MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information. (USDA – Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion)
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Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

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Calculators
Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

  • 10-year CardioVascular Disease (CVD) Risk Calculator (Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack ,  and suggestions on how to reduce your risk of having a heart attack) (Read More)
  • Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) – BMI measures body fat based on your weight and height  for  women and men. It determines Underweight, Normal weight, overweight, and obese – Standard BMI Calculator (Read More)

Quizzes, Questions, and Answers on Diet & Nutrition

  • Learn About Carbohydrates – An illustrated lesson on carbs, sugars, starch and their digestion. (Click here)
  • Learn About Nutrition – A click animation of how the pancreas, liver, and blood react when you eat carbs and sugars. (Click here)
  • Learn About the Digestive System – An illustrated interactive lesson and quiz of how human digestive system works when you eat a meal.(Click here)
  • Portion Control Quiz Part 1 (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute)  – Fun question and answer lessons on today’s increased calories per portion and the physical activity needed to burn them  (Read More)
  • Portion Control Quiz Part 2 (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute) – More fun question and answer lessons on today’s increased calories per portion and the physical activity needed to burn them(Read More)
  • What Is Coronary Artery Disease – What is plaque and how can it hurt you? (Read More)
  • Cholesterol Heart Disease – What Does Your Cholesterol Level Mean? (Read More)
  • Test Your Food Label Knowledge (FDA/CFSAN)! Loads of information about how to use food Nutrition Facts Labels to control blood sugar, blood cholesterol, blood fat and weight gain.  Question 1
  • Search the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference – A huge data base that will break down any food and give info like calories, carbs, protein, fat, minerals, and vitamins  (Read More)

Activity Planners

  • Menu Planner (Interactive)- Suggests your daily food and meal choices based on your daily calorie plan (Read More)
  • MyPyramid.gov – United States Department of Agriculture  – Offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help plan/ assesses your food choices based on Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Read More)
  • Create A Diet Activity – Uses your weight, height, and activity level to suggest calories per day and foods that will help reduce blood cholesterol and chance of high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. NHLBI
  • Food Label Activity  National Heart Lung and Blood Institute-CHD  Test your ability understand Food Labels
  • Nutrient Data :   Measurement Conversion Tables Change teaspoons (tsp) to tablespoon (tbsp) & more (Read More)
  • MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information. (USDA – Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion)

Vary your Veggies

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Vegetables contain essential nutrients we need to keep us healthy and strong.

 

What to do:

There are varying kinds of vegetables and we can use them all if we just know how to mix and match with our cooking. It is best that we vary consumption for us to be able to benefit from all those qualities they have to help us be healthy and strong.