July 24, 2013, 12:00AM PT in Fitnovatives Blog |
Test Your Nutrition IQ
Do you feel like you’re pretty nutrition savvy and able to make food choices that will help boost your health? Put your knowledge to the test with this quick Nutrition Quiz, developed for ACE by the Nutrition Twins. Regardless of your score, you’ll come away with some great tips for eating healthfully and maximizing your well-being.
Which is the best source of protein?
Which of these foods increases iron absorption if eaten with chicken?
Which should be avoided before bedtime due to its caffeine content?
Which of the following does NOT help replenish lost muscle glycogen stores after an intense workout session?
Which of these foods contain vitamin D, which helps you better absorb calcium during winter months when your skin isn't exposed to the sun?
Which of these foods does not have to be limited if you have high blood pressure?
Which of the following foods will help you to absorb vitamins A, D, E and K?
Which of these foods would not refuel and rehydrate you after a workout?
While many think muscle cramps are due to a lack of potassium, a shortage of which of the following nutrients is frequently to blame?
Without making any other changes in your diet, what would your weekly change in weight be if you ate an additional 250 calories each day?
During stress, which three foods would be best for calming your nerves and helping your body relax?
Oatmeal, beans, spinach
Carrots, tuna, apples
Pear, orange, strawberries
Chicken, tuna, apple
Oatmeal, beans, spinach. Magnesium, which relaxes the muscles; is found in whole grains, beans, legumes, veggies, seaweed, nuts and seeds.
Which foods are best for reducing bloat?
Which food contains omega-3 fatty acids?
Which of these meals would help reduce sugar cravings?
By The Nutrition Twins
The Nutrition Twins
Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse ("Lyssie") Lakatos, The Nutrition Twins®, share a passion to teach people how to eat healthfully and exercise so they'll have energy to live happy lives. The twins have been featured as nutrition experts on shows such as Good Morning America Health, The Discovery Health channel, Fox News Channel, NBC, Bravo, CBS, The Learning Channel, FitTV, Oxygen Network, and Fox & Friends. The twins co-authored Fire Up Your Metabolism: 9 Proven Principles for Burning Fat and Losing Weight Forever and The Secret to Skinny: How Salt Makes You Fat and the 4-Week Plan to Drop A Size & Get Healthier with Simple Low Sodium Swaps. Tammy and Lyssie are ACE CPTs, members of the American Dietetic Association and active members of the following Dietetic Practice Groups: Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG (DIFM), Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE), Dietitians in Business and Communications (DBC).