Nutrition Micronutrients Quiz

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Which of the following is a characteristic of complex carbohydrates?

They are harder for the body to break down.

Which type of fat is considered the healthiest?

Monounsaturated fat

Which of the following is an example of an essential amino acid?

Tryptophan

Which macronutrient provides the most energy per gram?

Fat

Which nutrient is responsible for the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K)?

Lipids

Which of the following is considered a 'glow food' that provides important micronutrients?

Broccoli

Which of the following is a glow food, providing essential vitamins and minerals?

Dairy products

Which of these is considered a macronutrient?

Protein

What type of food group provides energy for daily activities?

Go foods

Which of the following is a micronutrient?

Fluorine

Which food group is essential for growth and repair of tissues?

Grow foods

What is a potential consequence of malnutrition?

Reduced absorption of micronutrients

Which of the following is a macronutrient?

Carbohydrates

Which group of foods is classified as 'body-building' in the Food Pyramid?

Meat, poultry, and dairy

Which of the following is a function of water in the body?

Transporting nutrients

What is the primary difference between vitamins and minerals?

Vitamins are organic, while minerals are inorganic

Which of the following is an example of an 'energy food' according to the Food Pyramid?

Oatmeal

What is the purpose of Dietary Standards?

To provide nutrient requirements or allowances

Test your knowledge about essential micronutrients in nutrition, including water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, microminerals, and macrominerals. Explore the importance of chromium, cobalt, copper, fluorine, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, and zinc in maintaining good health.

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