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  • Nutrition Quiz

    Snack attack
  • The journal Nutrition recently reported that Americans are snacking much more, both in frequency and volume, than in the 1970s. So put down those chips and take our quiz.
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  • The journal Nutrition recently reported that Americans are snacking much more, both in frequency and volume, than in the 1970s. So put down those chips and take our quiz.
    1. The number of adults who say they snack at least once a day is how much of an increase from 1971?
    a) 21 percent
    b) 41 percent
    c) 71 percent
    2. True or false: Snack foods are less calorie-dense today than in 1971.
    3. Snacking makes up what percentage of an average adult's total diet?
    a) 7 percent
    b) 24 percent
    c) 68.8 percent
    4. According to About.com, how many tons of snack chips were consumed by fans who watched this year's Super Bowl on television?
    a) 14,500
    b) 92,378
    c) 101,000
    5. How many pounds of guacamole were to be dipped?
    a) 1 million
    b) 8 million
    c) 11 million
    6. According to the Opinion Research Corp., what percentage of American football fans say they "never" or only "sometimes" feel guilty about what they eat when watching football games?
    a) 50 percent
    b) 62 percent
    c) 90 percent
    ANSWERS: 1: c; 2: false; 3: b; 4: a; 5: b; 6: c
    Sources: jn.nutrition.org; advertising.about.com; www.opinionresearch.com.
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