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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1: Introduction to FS120 Lesson 1 Lesson 1 1. List the exam dates for this class this semester: Exam 1 Exam 2 Exam 3 Final exam 2. Test your knowledge of FOOD (just for fun): • What percentage of disposable personal income does the average American spend on food? A. 10% B. 14% C. 18% D. 24% Correct answer A. 10%. According to government figures (July, 2007), consumers in the United States spend only 10% of disposable personal income on food. This figure is the lowest in the world. Individuals living in Canada spend on average 13% and our neighbors to the south in Mexico spend an average of 27% of their disposable income on food. Worldwide the percentage tends to range from 12 to 25%, with some as high as 80%. • Mozzarella is America’s favorite cheese. What is #2? A. Swiss B. Cheddar C. Parmesan D. American • Cholesterol is one food component that many people try to limit in their diet. Which one of the following foods contains cholesterol?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course FOOD SCI 120 taught by Professor Ingraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin Colleges Online.
- Spring '08