What is Nutrition? Video


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Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

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1. Why are macronutrients special?

2. Why does your body need lipids?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Nutrition is contingent on getting a good amount of nutrients into your body. In this quiz, you'll be tested on a number of different nutrients and the factors that relate to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This nutritional quiz tests your ability to:

  • Determine something that is not one of the six classes of nutrients
  • Recall the three macronutrients
  • Recognize an energy-dense nutrient
  • Understand what is and is not true about water
  • Remember which nutrients are classified as micronutrients

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw relevant information from the lesson on the characteristics of nutrition
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider whether something is or is not a macronutrient or micronutrient, or to recognize a true statement about water
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have gained regarding an energy-dense nutrient

Additional Learning

The lesson titled, What is Nutrition? covers the following objectives:

  • Define nutrients
  • Explain the different types of carbohydrates
  • Examine various fats
  • Provide the statistic related to the percentage of water in our bodies