FOOD FAT QUIZ

1. Fats are important for good health and proper functioning of the body and give foods a particular texture, appearance and flavor:
True


2. Foods that contain a high proportion of saturated fats, such as butter or lard, are solid at room temperature and are generally of animal origin:
True


3. The fat found in grapeseed oil, olives, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, avocados, almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts is called:

C. Monounsaturated


4. Trans fats are:
D. All of the above


5. Butter is:
D. All of the above

6. For heart health the American Heart Association recommends:
D. Trans-fat-free margarine


7. Oily fish (like salmon, mackerel, herring, trout), grapeseed oil, walnuts, soybeans and flaxseeds (linseeds) are high in:

C. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fat


8. Both saturated and trans fats raise the level of “bad” LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol in your blood:
True


9. Trans fats decrease the “good” HDL (high density lipoprotein) cholesterol:
True


10. A healthy diet should include primarily monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats:
True