Test your nutrition IQ: Snack attack
By Sam McManis
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | The journal Nutrition recently reported that Americans are snacking more, both in frequency and volume, than in the 1970s. So put down those chips and take our quiz.
1. The number of adults who say they snack at least once a day is how much of an increase from 1971?
2. Snacking makes up what percentage of an average adult's total diet.
3. According to About.com, how many tons of snack chips will be consumed by fans watching today's Super Bowl on television?
4. What percentage of American football fans say they "never" or only "sometimes" feel guilty about what they eat when watching football games?
ANSWERS: 1: c; 2: b; 3: a; 4: c
Sources: jnnutrition.org, advertising.about.com, opinionresearch.com
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A quinoa quiz © 2008, The Sacramento Bee Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services
A quinoa quiz
© 2008, The Sacramento Bee Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services