are answers to the nutrition quiz along with the titles of
to Nutrition Quiz
corresponding articles that have appeared on the CarboH web site.
False - Freezing a food product that has been
contaminated with Staphyloccus bacteria will kill most of the
bacteria, but will not destroy the toxins that cause food poisoning.
"Don't let Food Poisoning Spoil your Summer Outing!"
2. d. All of the above - Gout occurs when too
much uric acid builds up in the blood. Gout is caused by being
overweight, your genetic make-up, and/or a high protein diet
that's high in meat.
"Do you have Gout because you're Overweight?"
3. e. All of the above - Vegans eat plant foods only - no foods of animal
origin; Lacto-Ovo Vegetarians eat plant foods as well as foods
containing milk and eggs, but do not eat the flesh
of an animal.
"Thinking about eating Vegetarian Style . . .but don't
know how to get started?"
4. True - Plant sterols and stanols, found in
specially produced margarines like Benecol and Take Control,
can help lower LDL cholesterol levels by 10% to 15%.
"Eat More Fat to Decrease Cholesterol?"
5. Olestra is
a carbohydrate that has similar properties
"Olestra - the Fat That's Not a Fat?"
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6. False - Vitamins do not aid
in weight loss or weight gain.
all of our articles periodically. Be sure to visit the CarboH
often to keep up with the latest in nutriton information.
Where do you get your nutrition
information? Most states now have licensure laws for Dietitians
and Nutritionists. Be sure your nutrition advisor is "Licensed"
by the State as a Licensed Dietitian (LD) or Licensed Nutritionist
(LN), or in states that don't have licensure laws, a Registered
Barbara Herondorf, L.D.
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