Cardiac Jeopardy Game
The content of this Jeopardy game is fairly advanced and is most appropriate for a health care in-service, a nutrition class activity at a college/university, or an advanced cardiac rehabilitation course.
the Announcer Reads
Questions/Correct Answer From Contestant
- This is the percentage of total calories consumed per day that should come from fat.
- Fat contains this many calories per gram.
- Avocados, peanuts, pecans, canola oil, and olive oil are high in this form of healthy fat.
- This form of unhealthy fat is used to extend the shelf life of many foods.
- People with hyperlipidemia or metabolic syndrome should consume no more than this percentage of calories from saturated fat.
- This oil contains the lowest amount of saturated fat of all the oils.
- What is 25%-35%?
- What is 9 calories?
- What is monounsaturated?
- What is trans-fatty acids?
- What is 7%?
- What is canola oil?
- Patients with hypertension should limit their daily intake of sodium to this amount.
- An individual food should contain no more than this amount of sodium per serving.
- These two sources or kinds of foods are to blame for most of the sodium intake of Americans.
- What is 2400 milligram (mg)?
- What is 400 mg?
- What is processed food and restaurant food?
- Ideally, men and women will maintain a high-density lipoprotein (HDL) level above this measurement.
- People with hyperlipidemia or metabolic syndrome should consume no more than this amount of cholesterol per day.
- Cholesterol is only found in food of this origin.
- This is how often a person older than 20 years of age should have their cholesterol levels checked.
- What is 60 mg/deciliter (dL)?
- What is 200 mg?
- What is animal origin?
- What is every 5 years?
Vitamins and Minerals
- This vitamin often is prescribed to increase HDL levels.
- This vitamin, found in fruits and vegetables, is particularly important to ensure adequate homocysteine levels and to improve endothelial function
- This mineral, found in bananas, potatoes, and oranges, among other foods, is important for maintaining good blood pressure.
- This mineral may form insoluble soaps when combined with fatty acids, leading to a reduction in LDL levels.
- This mineral acts as a vasodilator and may reduce blood pressure levels.
- What is niacin?
- What is folic acid/folate?
- What is potassium?
- What is calcium?
- What is magnesium?
- A man should consume no more than two servings per day and a woman no more than one serving per day of this.
- Quitting this bad habit can increase your HDL level by as much as 10%.
- This condition presents with altered lipid levels, insulin resistance, and hypertension with abdominal obesity.
- This food component forms a gel in the gut, which binds and removes cholesterol from the body.
- The hepatomegaly and ascites related to this condition can cause early satiety and reduce food intake.
- These plant-based substances, frequently added to margarine spreads, may decrease your cholesterol levels by interfering with the absorption of cholesterol from food.
- What is alcohol?
- What is smoking?
- What is metabolic syndrome?
- What is soluble fiber?
- What is heart failure?
- What is phytosterols/plant sterols and stanols?
Review Date 3/10
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