Nutrition Quiz: Myth or Fact?

Are you a health whiz? Do you know what's best for you and your children? Take our nutrition quiz to find out surprising facts and bogus myths.

Quiz

Are you a health whiz? Do you know what's best for you and your children? Take our nutrition quiz to find out surprising facts and bogus myths.

1. A child who favors only certain foods day after day may become malnourished.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

2. You should be giving your toddler whole milk, not reduced fat milk.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

3. Parents can have complete control over what their school-age child eats.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

4. School-age kids need to eat the same number of calories as adults.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

5. Kids need fiber in their diets.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

6. Osteoporosis, a brittle bone disease, begins in old age.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

7. Vitamin D is necessary to help your body absorb calcium.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

8. "Wheat bread" has the same nutritional value as "whole wheat bread."

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

9. Whole grains are an important part of your child's daily diet.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

10. Studies have shown higher rates of obesity in children who skip breakfast.

  • Myth.
  • Fact.

Your Results:

1. A child who favors only certain foods day after day may become malnourished.
Myth.

2. You should be giving your toddler whole milk, not reduced fat milk.
Fact.

3. Parents can have complete control over what their school-age child eats.
Myth.

4. School-age kids need to eat the same number of calories as adults.
Fact.

5. Kids need fiber in their diets.
Fact.

6. Osteoporosis, a brittle bone disease, begins in old age.
Myth.

7. Vitamin D is necessary to help your body absorb calcium.
Fact.

8. "Wheat bread" has the same nutritional value as "whole wheat bread."
Myth.

9. Whole grains are an important part of your child's daily diet.
Fact.

10. Studies have shown higher rates of obesity in children who skip breakfast.
Fact.

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