Proteins: Food Sources & Recommended Intakes


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Why do animal-based foods tend to be good sources of protein?

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1. Which of the following foods would NOT be considered a good source of protein?

2. Which of the following describes the recommended calorie ranges for carbohydrates, fats and proteins?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These tools will gauge your understanding of the sources and recommended intake of proteins with questions about animal-based foods and calorie ranges.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Protein from animal-based foods
  • Good sources of protein
  • Term used to describe recommended calorie ranges for carbohydrates, fats and proteins
  • Recommended daily intake of calories from protein
  • RDA for protein for adults

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nutritional science lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding calories from protein and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify good sources of protein

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Proteins: Food Sources & Recommended Intakes, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify food sources with protein
  • Know the recommended protein intake
  • Understand the Recommended Dietary Allowance