Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources


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The current nutritional guide used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is known as _____.

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1. Kerissa wants to lose weight, so she is exercising more and trying to eat and drink items from recommended 'food groups'. Which item might Kerissa consume that does NOT belong to a recommended 'food group'?

2. In her effort to improve her dietary habits, Kerissa should do all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of healthy nutrition. You will be quizzed on resources used for healthy nutrition and the different food groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture's nutritional guide
  • Fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins and dairy
  • Recommendations for changing dietary behaviors
  • Alternative to soda
  • Suggestions for avoiding bad nutrition choices

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nutrition lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different food groups
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about recommendations to change nutrition behaviors

Additional Learning

To learn more about nutrition, review the accompanying lesson on Healthy Nutrition Choices. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the three main steps for changing the way you eat
  • Identify recommendations to make healthier nutrition choices such as learning alternatives and keeping a journal
  • Understand the resources available to people to make healthy nutrition choices such as MyPlate and My Pyramid