Written by Saurav
Description: A list of nutrition words
Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces
Body Mass Index (BMI): The ‘Body Mass Index (or BMI)’ is the standard ratio of weight-to-height. To calculate BMI, the weight (kg) is divided by the square of the height (meters). A BMI of 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal for adults. Higher BMI suggests that the person is overweight.
A calorie: ‘A Calorie’ is the unit used to measure energy.
Cholesterol: ‘Cholesterol’ is a soft wax like product formed by the liver for normal body functions. In the diet it is obtained by consuming animal products. A high level of cholesterol is bad for the body.
Enzymes: ‘Enzymes’ are proteins in the body that enable chemical reaction. Digestive enzymes help the body to break down food.
Macro and Micronutrients: The major proportion of food that is consumed and give us energy fall under the title of ‘Macronutrients’. All other food falls under the title ‘Micronutrients’.
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1 A calorie is the unit to measure weight.CorrectIncorrect
2 A High level of cholesterol is bad for the body.CorrectIncorrect
3 Foods that we consume less often fall under the category of Micronutrients.CorrectIncorrect
4 To calculate BMI the weight (kg) is divided by the square of the height (meters).CorrectIncorrect
5 Body Mass Index (BMI) is the standard ratio of height to weight.CorrectIncorrect
6 Digestive enzymes do not help the body to break down food.CorrectIncorrect
7 A BMI of 15.5 is normal for adults.CorrectIncorrect
8 A higher BMI suggests that the person is underweight.CorrectIncorrect
9 Cholesterol is formed by the liver.CorrectIncorrect
10 The major portion of food that is consumed and gives energy falls under the category of ‘micronutrients’.CorrectIncorrect