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Food and Health Vocabulary Quiz

Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Food and Health Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. Overeating can cause

weight loss
obesity
contamination
a) weight loss b) obesity c) contamination

2. What should we eat in order to live long and healthy lives?

fast food
processed food
nutritious food
a) fast food b) processed food c) nutritious food

3. If we consume more _______ than we burn each day, we'll put on weight.

body fat
vitamins
calories
a) body fat b) vitamins c) calories

4. If your BMI is over 30, you are

underweight
overweight
obese
a) underweight b) overweight c) obese

5. Obesity rates increased because food companies began selling more _______ in the 1970s.

health food
junk food
fresh food
a) health food b) junk food c) fresh food

6. Obesity is a known risk factor for heart disease, diabetes and

cancer
influenza
malaria
a) cancer b) influenza c) malaria

7. Which have been banned in places like New York City?

saturated fats
unsaturated fats
trans fats
a) saturated fats b) unsaturated fats c) trans fats

8. Saturated fats and trans fats can form deadly _______ deposits in the blood.

sugar
cholesterol
preservative
a) sugar b) cholesterol c) preservative

9. Which has no fattening sugars or sweeteners?

pure water
fruit juice
soft drink
a) pure water b) fruit juice c) soft drink

10. Which diet includes fish and seafood but no other meat?

pescetarian
vegan
vegetarian
a) pescetarian b) vegan c) vegetarian

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