Life Management

1. Which of the following foods are exempt from the food labeling law?

*ready to eat foods as foods at a bakery, deli and/or candy store items
packaged cereal, bread and crackers
sodas
fruit juice, milk and cheese
3. Which one of the nutrients listed below has a direct, proven relationship to increasing LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels and therefore, an increased risk of coronary heart disease?

*Trans fatty acids
Carbohydrates
Calcium
Protein
4. To limit foods that have no %DV of ingredients such as trans fat and sugar you should ________________.

*compare the labels of similar products and choose the food with the lowest amount.
compare the labels of different products and choose the one that has the highest amount.
try to remember what you have eaten to be sure you are not getting too much.
look at the product and decide if you think it has trans fat and sugar.
7. one item that must be included on the food label is:
*Total calories
A list of the food colorings
Soluble and insoluble fiber

8. The food label law is mandatory for the following foods:

ready-to-eat foods at a bakery, deli, and/or candy store
*most foods except meat and poultry
medical foods
coffee, tea and spices

9. Are all fats bad for you?

No. Polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats (such as olive oil, canola oil, soybean oil, and corn oil) have positive effects on the body. (Is this the correct answer?)


10. . How can consumers know if a product contains trans fat if it's not identified on the nutrition label?

A. The best option is to contact your physician and ask the physician to give you the names of foods that contain trans fats and therefore put a person at risk for heart disease.
*B. There isn't a definite way to tell by the ingredient label; however, you can memorize the product names that contain trans fats.
C. If the list contains high levels of sugar, it automatically means it contains trans fats.
D. If the ingredient list includes the words "shortening," "partially hydrogenated vegetable oil" or "hydrogenated vegetable oil," the food contains trans fat.

I marked the one i think it is with a (*).

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