Pop Quiz: How Healthy Are You? (Part 4: Fruits and Veggies) by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, January 25, 2011
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The last part of our pop quiz series tests your knowledge of fruits and veggies. Think you’re a produce genius? The only way to find out is to answer these four questions.
Question 1: Which of the following contains the most vitamin C?
Question 2: What is the healthiest way to cook up veggies?
Question 4: Which veggie is part of the cruciferous family shown to help reduce the risk of cancer?
B. Brussels sprouts
Now, add up you score based on this point system:
1. A: 5 points, B: 3 points, C: 1 point
2. A: 1 point, B: 3 points, C: 5 points
3. A: 3 points, B: 5 points, C: 1 point
4. A: 5 points, B: 3 points, C: 1 point
15-20 Points: Fruit and veggie wizard
Eating plenty of fruits and veggies isn’t an easy feat. Keep up the great work.
10-14 Points: There’s work to be done
Getting in your fruits and veggies takes some planning. Keep finding small ways to add them to your meals and snacks. Link to 10 ways to add more f&v?
4-9 Points: Remember your colors
A golden rule of eating healthy is making sure you have a colorful plate at each meal. This will ensure you get plenty of different fruits and veggies.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby’s full bio »