Test Your Knowledge - Improve Your Health - Understand Weigh Loss

Food Expert or Confused? Find out how much you know and then, find out the real facts about common foods, plus how to make good choices -choices that will work for you when you're eating out and at the supermarket. 
Understanding Glucose - which is found in varying amounts in common foods that we eat - is the key to food wisdom.

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* 1. Which of these is a primary source of glucose?

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* 2. What is a key indicator that you have type 2 diabetes?

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* 3. What is insulin’s main function - to regulate…….?

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* 4. How does Insulin do its job?

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* 5. What are the 3 main food categories

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* 6. What happens when you over-eat carbohydrate?

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* 7. Natural fruit mainly consists of….?

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* 8. What is the main by-product of fruit after digestion?

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* 9. All sugars are carbohydrates. Which sugar has the biggest effect on blood-sugar levels?

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* 10. Why should you check out both the carbohydrate and the sugar levels on a food label?

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* 11. Watermelon and white bread have the same glycaemic index (GI). Why does the bread have ten times the effect on blood-sugar levels as the same weight of watermelon?

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* 12. Why do protein and fat have no effect on blood-sugar levels?

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* 13. Why is eating 2 or more sushi rolls likely to raise your blood-sugar levels?

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* 14. Which cereal is likely to be the slowest-digesting?

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* 15. Which of these is not a simple carbohydrate type food?

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* 16. Which of these is not a complex-carbohydrate type food?

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* 17. Which of these is not high in fat?

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* 18. What is the main reason rolled oats is called the ‘king’ of cereals?

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* 19. What is the best choice for a sustaining snack biscuit?

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* 20. Nuts and seeds contain high levels of?

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* 21. What is the glycaemic index (GI) of most nuts and seeds?

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* 22. What is the best description of a heavy, sustaining, multigrain bread?

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* 23. What makes fettuccine pasta slower-digesting than regular pasta?

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* 24. Which of these is a lower-fat cheese?

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* 25. Why are nut bars a good sustaining option?

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* 26. Which of these rice varieties is likely to be the slowest digesting?

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* 27. Why would we choose small portions of rice, kumara, parsnip and potato?

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* 28. What is the key reason why baked goods like muffins, cakes, slices and white bread digest quickly and raise blood-sugar levels?

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* 29. Why would we choose a thin crust pizza in preference to a standard base pizza?

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* 30. Which of these is not a sustaining, low GI café food option?

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* 31. Why would we recommend adding, smoked salmon or chicken pieces or a small pot of nuts to 2 rolls of sushi rather than just eating 4-5 sushi rolls?

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* 32. You are ordering butter chicken and have been offered a generous portion of rice and Naan bread. What is your best option to enjoy a sustaining, balanced meal?

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* 33. The thyroid gland’s main function is to?

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* 34. Regularly having high levels of the stress hormone cortisol will result in?

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* 35. Which of these is not a sex hormone?

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