Nutrition1Why does nutrition matter? Given that food is essential to health, and food companies make many sometimes misleading claims about their products, the more one knows about nutrition the more able one is to make healthy dietary decisions.

1. True or False: Nutrition is the foods a group of people eat.


2. The foods people eat affect many things in their bodies. All of the following are affected by what people eat, except:


3. True or False: Processed foods are whole foods that have been changed in some way.


4. Which of the following diseases is not caused at least in part by diets high in salt, sugar, and saturated fat?


5. All of the following dietary behaviors are clearly good for your health, except: