Nutrition Myths: High water content foood and obesity
By Sam McManis
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | An intriguing new study by the University of Tokyo found that foods high in water content "promote satiety and decrease subsequent intake, thus possibly working to prevent obesity, when (the water is) consumed as an integral component of a food, but not when consumed alone or alongside a food."
So which foods are high in water? Take our quiz and find out.
1. Which of the following foods is NOT high in water content?
2. Which contains the most water, per 100 grams?
a) Tabasco sauce
b) Bud Light
3. You can't squeeze blood out of a turnip, of course. But how much water can you squeeze out of it?
a) 100 grams
b) 99 grams
c) 95 grams
4. Which liquid food contains the most water, per 100 grams?
a) leek soup
c) canned gravy
5. True or false: Soy milk contains more water than nonfat milk.
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All things sodium © 2008, The Sacramento Bee Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services
All things sodium
© 2008, The Sacramento Bee Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services