Nutrition and Heart Health

  1. Which  of the following foods is not specifically linked to a reduced risk of heart disease?

    A.   Corn
  2. The fiber in which of the following foods will lead to a reduction of blood cholesterol?

    D.     Oats
  3. What percentage of total deaths in the United States is linked to heart disease?

    E.     40%
  4. Which of the following conditions is not linked to metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that vastly increases the risk for development of heart disease?

    E.     Kidney disease
  5. How many calories are contained in each gram of fat?

    B.    9 calories
  6. Which of the following oils is high in saturated fat?

    A.    Palm oil
  7. How much soy should you eat each day to lower cholesterol levels?

    D.     25 grams
  8. If you are trying to reduce your sodium intake, it is recommended that one serving of any food should not contain more than ________milligrams (mg) of sodium?

    E.    400 mg
  9. Potassium is shown to reduce blood pressure in humans. Which of the following foods is not high in potassium?

    E.     Green,seedless grapes
  10. Which of the following is a lean cut of beef?

    C.     Sirloin
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Nutrition and Heart Health
Nutrition and Heart Health