Following a sensible diet is a cornerstone of good health. Find out how much you know about healthy eating by taking this quiz, based on information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
1 medium banana and 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
1 medium apple and 1 ounce of string cheese
2 cups of unbuttered popcorn sprinkled with cayenne pepper
10 regular tortilla chips and 1/4 cup of salsa
Vitamins are not a source of energy (calories), but instead help with the metabolic processes in the body. Including a variety of foods in your daily diet is the best way to get the vitamins you need. A vitamin and mineral supplement may be a good idea, the AND says, when:
Talk with your healthcare provider about whether you might need a supplement.