Test Your Knowledge!

Please take a few minutes and answer the following short quiz to test your knowledge of your body, and health matters.

If you answer 8 or more questions correctly, you will be eligible to win a $20.00 gift certificate, compliments of Gails Weight Loss Centre's. Your Gift Certificate may be redeemed on any program that is available at Gails.

When you submit your quiz, we will check your answers, and let you know how you have done. If you answered 8 questions correctly, we will need to get a little more information from you.

Good Luck with the quiz.

(Please select only one answer per question.)

1. The recommended intake of carbohydrates for a healthy diet is
50 grams per day
30% of kcalories
55 - 60% of kcalories
2. Kcalories are
Measures of heat
Needed to keep the human body
All of the above
3. Essential nutrients
Are manufactured in the body
Must come from food
Must come from supplements
4. For many people, food choices are not based on
Nutritional value
Preferences
Availability
5. Food energy is measured in
Kiloograms
Kilowatts
Kilocalories
6. All of those nutrients provide energy except
Vitamins
Carbohydrates
Protein
7. Sugar and dietary fiber are correctly classified as
Protein
Carbohydrates
Lipids
8. Reduced fat mayonnaise
Contains only unsaturated fats
Has 25% less fat than regular
Has less than 3 grams of fat p
9. The majority of nutrient absorbption occurs in the
Stomach
Mouth
Small intestine
10. The surgical removal of the gallbladder can interfere with the digestion of
Fat
Protein
Dietary fiber