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Nutritional Quiz: Protein

Protein is the building block of life, but how much do you know about it? Take this quiz and see if you know how much protein you should be eating daily.


Nutritional Quiz: Protein

Let's start at the beginning. How many calories are in one gram of protein?

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bbritttanyy bbritttanyy 9 years
wow i guess i didn't know as much as i thought it did, lol. no excuse or anything but how much do you really need to know about foods you dont eat? now get some questions about veggies and fruit and things of that sort and let's try this again... ;)
nv27 nv27 9 years
OMG I did horrible. I know nothing about protein. Two of them I got wrong I had orginally selected the correct answer and then thought about it and changed it. Awww man.
emilita emilita 9 years
the link on the cottage cheese question says it has 28 grams per 1 cup serving, which puts 1/2 cup at 14 grams - i think that's probably correct
pugglelover pugglelover 9 years
I got the cottage cheese question right but the kind that I eat only has 15 grams of protein per 1/2 cup serving. What kind of cottage cheese contains that much per serving?
RocknBabe RocknBabe 9 years
The cottage cheese I eat is lowfat and has 11g of protein... I was sure I had a 100! :P
nancita nancita 9 years
Wow I just learned so much from that little quiz. I had no idea women needed that much protein a day. I will have to start paying attention to how much I'm eating.
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
I agree that people focus too much on protein and are likely to eat more than they need, which doesn't necessarily benefit a person.
AMP AMP 9 years
Not bad. I think most americans concentrate too much on protein. Its really not that hard to get the RDA. I recently cut way back on my meat consumption and I'm having no problem meeting my RDA still.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
4/5 not bad.
cmd0610 cmd0610 9 years
Wow I know nothing about protein! But I learned a lot just now.
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