Imbalanced Diet: Effects & Causes


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An imbalanced diet contains:

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Which of the following may be imbalanced in an imbalanced diet?

I. Proteins

II. Fats

III. Carbohydrates

2. Easily broken bones are consequence of (choose the best answer):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your knowledge of what it means to have a balanced diet. You'll review your understanding of some of the risks of maintaining an imbalanced diet for a prolonged time as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet targets what you know about:

  • What an imbalanced diet consists of
  • The causes of an imbalanced diet
  • What may be lacking in your diet if you have easily breakable bones
  • The cause of scurvy

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about and imbalanced diet to answer questions about it
  • Information recall - see if you remember what might be lacking if someone has easily breakable bones
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret what risks come with eating too much animal fat, especially for a prolonged period of time

Additional Learning

There is a deeper explanation of this topic offered in the lesson, Imbalanced Diet: Effects & Causes. In this lesson, you'll read more information about:

  • Important parts of a balanced diet
  • How eating too many or too few calories affects one's diet and health
  • Common causes of imbalanced eating
  • Consequences of an imbalanced diet