Foods with Medicinal Properties


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This emerging science studies the interaction between the foods you eat and the genes that cause disease.

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1. This phytonutrient gives tomatoes their rich color and may protect against prostate cancer.

2. Resveratrol, which is found in this beverage, is thought to be healthy for your heart.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your level of understanding about foods that have medicinal qualities. Topics you will need to know in order to complete the quiz include the antioxidant found in green tea and the substance found in foods like salmon and mackerel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following assessment tools will test you on the following:

  • Where resveratrol is found
  • Science that studies the relationship between food and health
  • Antioxidant found in green tea
  • Substance found in salmon and mackerel
  • Nutrient found in tomatoes

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the medicinal qualities of food
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about certain nutrients found in food
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the new science that focuses on the link between health and food

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of the benefits of certain foods, check the related lesson called Foods with Medicinal Properties. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify what phytonutrients are
  • Recall the benefits of eating certain foods, such as strawberries and onions
  • Review what cruciferous vegetables are and the benefits of eating them
  • Learn about the benefits of eating chocolate