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Dietitians Week questions and answers
Test your knowledge this week on how #DietitiansImproveLives. Find new content here every day during Dietitians Week, Monday 20 - Sunday 26 March 2023.
Question - Which of the following is NOT a source of iron?
a. Pink lady apples
Answer - Pink lady apples are NOT great sources for dietary iron intake.
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Question - Which of the following is NOT a great way to incorporate protein into your diet?
a. snacks on greek yoghurt, nuts or cheese and crackers
b. incorporate eggs into your meals - make an omelet, frittata or eggs on toast
c. eat plenty of fruit and vegetables - tomatoes, broccoli and greens go with almost everything
Answer - C, while fruit, vegetables, tomatoes, broccoli and greens are healthy for you, they are NOT great sources of protein.
Read more Protein health advice
Question - What percentage of older Australians are currently malnourished or at risk of, in Australia?
a. 33% (1 in 3)
b. 50% (1 in 2)
c. 25% (1 in 4)
Answer - 50% (1 in 2) older Australians are currently malnourished or at risk of.
Read more Malnutrition health advice
Question - 2g is our daily limit of healthy salt intake. What does 2g of salt look like?
a. 1 tablespoon
b. 1/2 a teaspoon
c. 1 teaspoon
Answer - Our daily limit of healthy salt intake looks the same as 1 teaspoon.
Question - Which of the following plant based milks is closest to fitting the nutritional profile of cows milk?
a. soy milk
b. almond milk
c. oat milk
Answer - of the plant based milks currently available, soy has the closest nutritional profile to cow's milk.
Read more Plant based milks health advice
Dietitians give practical, easy-to-follow advice. They'll help you understand how to improve your nutritional health.
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