Vegetarian Kids

Carefully read the enclosed home study text. Please complete and return this quiz to the YFCI office or your monitor within two (2) weeks of receipt.

Answer all questions. This is a required two (2) hour CACFP training.

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1. * What is a vegetarian?
2. Name and describe 3 types of vegetarian diets:
 
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3. Describe 3 reasons why someone would choose a vegetarian diet:
 
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4. * What type of vegetarian diet is the easiest for children to follow to get all the needed nutrients?
5. Vegetarians need to focus especially on which 6 nutrients:
 
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6. Pick 3 nutrients from the above list and give non-meat food sources:  
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7. * What percentage of daily calories should come from protein?
8. What is the recommended daily allowance for protein (number of grams) for each of the following age groups?
 
8.A * Children ages 4 - 8:
8.B * Boys, ages 14 - 18:
8.C * Women, ages 19 - 70+:
9. * Give an example of combinations of food that would supply adequate protein for a day for child age 4 - 8 ( use the list on page 4):
10. Using the chart on page 5, list the vitamin(s)/mineral(s) contained and the benefit of the following foods:
 
10.1 * Broccoli:
10.2 * Legumes:
10.3 * Leafy vegetables:
10.4 * Whole grains:
11. * What foods do you think you will incorporate more of in your menus after completing question 10?
12. * Why is rinsing canned beans, such as kidney beans, a good idea?
13. * Why is it important to soak dried beans as part of the cooking process?
14. * Which vegetarian recipe will you try and why?
15. *If you purchase commercially prepared veggie burgers, how would you serve and record to credit for lunch or supper?
16. * Describe how you would have the children in your care make the fruit smoothie recipe on page 10.
17. * Please share an idea for a vegetarian dish that we can use for our newsletter, What's Cookin'.
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