Nutrition 101: Test Your Knowledge.

Just how well do you know your body, and understand its health requirements? The following will test your knowledge in these areas. Let's see how smart you are.
As health and fitness adherents, we like to think we know exactly what it takes, in terms of nutrition, to achieve a superior state of mental and physical well-being. For the most part, we get it right.

However, there are a multitude of myths pertaining to the nutritional requirements we need, for good health and fitness, and we sometimes make the mistake of conceding to conventional wisdom.

Just how well do you know your body, and understand its health requirements? The following will test your knowledge in these areas, and, perhaps, demonstrate how easy it is to overlook certain nutritional facts that will enhance health and fitness.

To take the test, simply answer true or false for each statement and click submit at the bottom to see whether you're on the right track or whether you need to read more Bodybuilding.com articles. Good luck.


Quiz:

Choose only one answer to each question.


Question #1
Carbohydrates make you fat.

True.
False.


Question #2
Red wine is good for the heart.

True.
False.


Question #3
Natural sugars are better for health than refined sugars.

True.
False.


Question #4
Chocolate is good for you.

True.
False.


Question #5
Fish improves brain-power.

True.
False.


Question #6
Fat is bad for your health.

True.
False.


Question #7
Too much protein can cause kidney problems.

True.
False.


Question #8
Spinach will make you strong.

True.
False.


Question #9
Carrots will help you see in the dark.

True.
False.


Question #10
Caffeine improves concentration.

True.
False.


Question #11
Caffeine enhances fat loss.

True.
False.


Question #12
Vitamins B and C can be toxic if taken above the recommended dose.

True.
False.


Question #13
Vitamins E, A, D and K can be toxic if taken above the recommended dose.

True.
False.


Question #14
High glycemic carbohydrates can be of benefit immediately following training.

True.
False.


Question #15
The best sources of protein are beans, rice and soy.

True.
False.


Question #16
Complex carbohydrates provide sustained energy.

True.
False.


Question #17
Inferior sources of protein include eggs, whey and chicken.

True.
False.


Question #18
Water intake is more important than food intake.

True.
False.


Question #19
Fruit juice is a superior choice to fruit, if weight loss is the aim.

True.
False.


Question #20
Eating three large meals a day is preferable to eating several smaller ones.

True.
False.