Healthy Cooking Self-Assessment Quiz April 9, 2019 0 0 Health Quiz Me Welcome to your Healthy Cooking Self-Assessment Quiz Name Email address: 1. Frying is a healthy way of preparing food as long as the right oil and temperature are used. True False 2. From the list below which oils are the least healthy for cooking or frying? Extra virgin olive oil, virgin olive oil, avocado oil, coconut oil Corn oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil, canola oil, soybean oil 3. From the list below, which oil is the healthiest (most stable) when it comes to cooking and frying? Corn oil Grapeseed oil Coconut oil Canola oil 4. It is healthy to grill vegetables as long as they don't burn. True False 5. Boiling, steaming and stewing are some of the healthiest cooking methods. True False 6. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of boiling, stewing and steaming? The temperature can exceed 300 degrees and thus become dangerous for cooking. Boiling, steaming, or stewing results in significant production of harmful molecules called advanced glycation end products (AGEs) Some of the nutrients may leach to the water and be lost during the cooking process. 7. Eating raw food (such as salads, raw meals, fruits, and nuts) in moderation is a valuable component of healthy a dietary regimen. True False 8. If you eat meat, poultry, or fish, what is the healthiest way of preparing them? Frying Stewing, boiling, steaming Grilling, roasting, broiling 9. Eating the charred (burnt) portions of animal flesh is dangerous to our health because They paint our digestive tract black. They cause constipation. They enter our cells, cut our DNAs and can potentially cause cancer.