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To build strength, your muscles must work ___ than they are used to?


Longer
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In order to build strength, your muscles must work harder than they are accustomed to. This overload will result in increased strength as the body adapts to the stress placed upon it.

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1) How many nutrients are lost when whole grains are refined into white flour?

17

When grains are processed and refined, the bran and germ are removed, leaving behind the white endosperm. During this process, grains become less nutritious, losing 25% of their original protein content and 17 other essential nutrients. While manufacturers then "enrich" the flour with some vitamins and minerals, a naturally whole grain is still a healthier choice. Compared to refined grains (white bread, white rice, white flour), whole grains pack more protein, fiber, vitamins (B vitamins and vitamin E), and minerals (magnesium and iron), as well as some antioxidants not found in other foods.


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Which of the following nutrients can be found in flaxseeds?


Lignans
Omega-3 fatty acids
Fiber
Protein
emoticon All of the above


Flaxseeds contain all of these nutrients. In case you don't know, "lignans" are a type of phytoestrogen that may protect against certain types of cancer, including breast cancer and prostate cancer. Even the National Cancer Institute has identified its cancer-fighting potential.

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Which of the following statements about HDL is FALSE?


It stands for high density lipoprotein
It's the unhealthy cholesterol
High levels of HDL are healthier than low



HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) is the good, healthy cholesterol. HDL picks up and carries excess cholesterol away from artery walls and brings it back to the liver for processing and removal. You want this number to be high (at least 60 mg/dL)to protect your heart. Levels too low (less than 40 mg/dL) are bad for your health, increasing your risk for heart disease. Click here to learn about other important cholesterol numbers, like LDL and triglycerides.

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Resistance training can lower blood pressure as much as:



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90%




Research conducted in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University has shown that resistance training can lower blood pressure by as much as 20%. Researchers say that the healthy heart benefits come from the increased blood flow to the muscles, heart and body.

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Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks?


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Avoid wearing ankle and wrist weights. They can alter your normal movement patterns and increase the risk of injury. If you must add weight to your workout, a weighted vest helps distribute weight more evenly and allows you to move more freely and normally than weights attached to your extremities.

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Vitamin D and calcium work hand in hand to fight the osteoporosis often associated with aging. How much vitamin D do most adults need each day?

400-800 IU

Just a few minutes of sunlight a day can provide your body with ample amounts of vitamin D, but many of us spend most of our time indoors, especially during the winter months. A daily supplement providing 400-800 IU (international unites) of vitamin D can help to ensure you’re meeting your body’s needs. Learn more about eating to prevent osteoporosis.



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About ____% of the calories you consume post-workout should come from carbohydrates.

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Roughly 60% of the calories you eat at this time should come from carbohydrates. Contrary to popular belief, your body needs more carbohydrates than protein after a workout, to replace the muscle fuel (glycogen) you used up and to prepare for your next exercise session




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True or False: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids?


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Hemp seeds are highly nutritious, containing essential fatty acids, amino acids, and minerals. About a third of the weight of the seed is made up of oil, and most of that oil is the healthy variety: ALA (alpha-linoleic acid, a type of Omega-3 fat) and linoleic acid. These essential fatty acids (EFA's for short) can benefit your health in many ways.



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Vitamins A, D, E, and K are:



Fat-Soluble Vitamins




Vitamins A, D, E, and K are fat-soluble, meaning that dietary fat must be available for your body to absorb those nutrients. So if you're eating raspberries, spinach and carrots, great! However, to get the most out of foods rich in these fat-soluble vitamins, eat a little heart-healthy fat at the same time.

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Resistance training can lower blood pressure as much as:



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90%




Research conducted in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University has shown that resistance training can lower blood pressure by as much as 20%. Researchers say that the healthy heart benefits come from the increased blood flow to the muscles, heart and body.

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Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.
~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

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True or False: Your body needs sodium?


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Sodium is found mainly in blood plasma and in the fluids outside the body cells. It helps regulate the movement of body fluids in and out of the body cells. Sodium helps your muscles and heart to relax. It is involved in the transmission of nerve impulses and helps to regulate blood pressure

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Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level?


A - Age
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C - Level of activity (exercise history)
D - Temperature
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All of these factors affect your ability to stretch: Muscle connective tissues have a natural tendency to shorten with aging, resulting in tighter muscles. Several studies have shown that females tend to be more flexible than males. Active people tend to be more flexible than inactive people. An increase in muscle temperature results in a decrease of muscular resistance, which enhances your ability to stretch. Learn more from our Reference Guide to Stretching.

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Americans eat more ice cream per year than any other country?


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The average American licks her way through almost 5 gallons of the ice cream each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre, but New Zealanders, at 6 gallons a year, eat more!

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"Stretching" and "warming up" are the same thing?


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Contrary to popular belief, stretching is not the same thing as warning up. A warm up can be a lower intensity version of the workout you are about to do, or it can be a completely different exercise. As long as it increases your heart and breathing rates, involves the muscles you are about to use, and lasts for 5-10 minutes it is considered a proper warm up. So why is a warm up so important? Read Common Fitness Blunders to find out.

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There are many precautions you can take as an adult to prevent allergies from developing?


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There are no controllable risk factors for adults who wish to decrease their risk of developing allergies, because allergy development isn't related to lifestyle habits. Intervention needs to occur early--during infancy and childhood.

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True or False: If you don't have allergies by the time you're 30, you won't develop them later in life?


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Because repeated exposure to substances can prompt an allergic reaction, you are more likely to develop allergies as you get older.

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True or False: The best way to get rid of belly fat is by doing more abdominal exercises like crunches?


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There is no way to target weight loss to a specific area of the body because your body decides where it wants to put on weight and where it wants to take it off. The midsection is a common "problem" area for many people. The best way to lose fat is through cardiovascular exercise. It is important to do a variety of abdominal exercises (including crunches) to keep your core strong, but until that excess fat is gone, you will not see the muscle definition.

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Which of the following is NOT a symptom of seasonal allergies?

Body aches

Body aches are never a symptom of seasonal allergies. If you experience body aches plus other allergy symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose and congestion, you most likely have a cold and should consult your doctor to find the best treatment option for you




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Exercise can be just as effective in treating depression as antidepressant medications are?


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There are many effective treatments for depression, and antidepressant medications are just one of them. Because depression is so different among individuals, the methods used to treat depression also vary in effectiveness from person to person. For example, some studies show that exercise is just as effective as antidepressants in treating depression in some cases. For other people, talk therapy alone is enough to put depression at bay. Your doctor will work with you to find the best treatment plan for you, based on your symptoms.

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Bran is removed from wheat kernels to make white flour. What nutrients does this bran contain?

All of the above including B-vitamins, Trace minerals, and Fiber

Bran makes up the outer layers of the grain. It contains B-vitamins, trace minerals and dietary fiber. It’s removed when wheat flour is processed (refined and/or bleached) into white flour.

How many colds does the average adult catch each year?

2- 4

Adults usually catch a cold 2-4 times each year, but children can get sick more often, with about 6-10 colds per year.

How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint?

4

A pint of ice cream is not a single serving; it's FOUR servings. If you eat an entire pint, you have to multiply the number of calories, fat grams, etc. listed on the label by four. Stick to portions the size of half a tennis ball, and always scoop your ice cream into a small bowl instead of eating it directly from the container to prevent overeating.

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How high should you elevate your heart rate during an aerobic (cardio) workout?


As high as possible—100%
Between 85% and 95%
Moderately—about 50%
emoticon Between 60% and 85%



The recommended heart rate range for aerobic exercise is 60-85% of your maximum heart rate. This range is called the target heart rate (THR) zone. This range is ideal for the general health benefits that come with exercise, and for weight loss. You can use your THR, the "Talk Test" or Perceived Exertion to make sure you're working out in a good intensity level (not too easy, not too hard). For more information on measuring your exercising intensity using the methods above, read our Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity.

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High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic.

True

You may have high blood pressure and not even know it. While 50 million Americans suffer from this affliction, 33 percent don't even know they have it, and 70 percent don't have it under control. High blood pressure is often referred to as the "silent killer." In general, it does not directly cause symptoms. When blood pressure is very high, it may cause symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue and ringing in the ears. However, it often causes no symptoms. The only way to know where you stand is to have your blood pressure checked by a qualified professional.




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How many calories are equal to one pound of body fat?


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3,750
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One pound of body fat is equal to 3,500 calories. That means you have to create a 3,500-calorie deficit through diet and exercise to lose one pound of body fat. To gain a pound, you'd have to consume 3,500 calories more than your body is able to use.

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The key to developing muscle strength is to create tension within a muscle.

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The key to developing strength is creating tension within a muscle (or group of muscles). This is known as the tension principle. Tension is created by resistance. Resistance can come from weights (like dumbbells), specially-designed strength training machines, resistance bands, or the weight of your own body.
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True or False: Research shows that you are more likely to receive accurate weight loss advice on high-activity message boards like SparkPeople's?


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When it comes to weight loss advice, a study published in the American Journal of Medicine (July 2007) says that Internet users tend to receive accurate answers when they ask questions in high-volume online forums. The study also recommends that health professionals refer their patients to high-volume forums, like SparkPeople.com's Message Boards for weight loss advice. Read more about this study here.

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A potassium deficiency can lead to...


High cholesterol
Diabetes
Insomnia
Infertility
emoticon High Blood Pressure



On average, the potassium intake in the United States is well below the recommended intake level. This may be a contributing factor in high blood pressure. Also, with prolonged diarrhea, vomiting, or laxative use, a potassium deficiency may occur. Kidney problems may also cause severe loss. A deficiency will result in the following symptoms: weakness, appetite loss, nausea, and fatigue.

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How is blood pressure measured?


emoticon mm HG
% DV
mg/min
mg/dL



Blood pressure, the force of blood against artery walls, is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm HG)

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Depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain?


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The causes of depression are complex and overlapping. In fact, one true cause is not known. Low serotonin levels are a symptom of depression, but there is no proof that low levels of serotonin actually cause depression. Click here to learn more about the possible causes of depression.

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Iron is only found in red meat?


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The best sources of iron include liver and other organ meats, oysters, and black strap molasses. Good food sources include spinach, beans, and peas. Fair sources include lean meats, other shellfish, egg yolks, nuts, dried fruit, other green leafy vegetables, whole grains, poultry, and fish.

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1) If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated.

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The first signs of dehydration include thirst, dry lips and tongue, fatigue, lack of energy, and feeling overheated. If you wait to drink water until you "feel" thirsty, especially on hot days or during workouts, dehydration has already started.

2) What kind of resistance do dumbbells provide?

Fixed

Fixed resistance provides a constant amount of resistance throughout the full range of motion (ROM) of a strength training exercise. This means that the amount of resistance/weight you are lifting does not change during the movement. For example, during a 10-pound curl, you are lifting 10 pounds throughout the motion. Fixed resistance helps to strengthen all the major muscle groups in the body. Dumbbells provide fixed resistance.

3) How many types of carbohydrates are there?

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There are three types of carbohydrates: starches, sugars and fiber. All three types of carbs are added up and listed as Total Carbohydrates on the Nutrition Facts label of a food product.





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1) Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy on your mashed potatoes to save...

30 calories

Turkey gravy only contains about 30 calories per 1/4-cup serving, but those calories can add up quickly if you pour more than this suggested serving size!

2) If one or both of your parents had high blood pressure, your risk of developing it...

doubles

Family history is a risk factor for high blood pressure. Your risk doubles if one or both of your parents had hypertension.

3) Which of the following people is most likely to develop high blood pressure?

75 year old woman

Your risk of developing high blood pressure increases as you age. Men over 45 and women over 55 are more likely to have high blood pressure than their younger counterparts. Up to age 55, men are more prone to high blood pressure than women, but after menopause, a woman's risk increases. By age 75, high blood pressure is more prevalent among women than men.

Other uncontrollable risk factors for high blood pressure include race (African Americans and other minorities are at higher risk), and family history (your risk doubles if one or both of your parents had hypertension).






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Eating healthier and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication?


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Even if you are at a healthy weight, your risk for developing hypertension is greater if you do not exercise regularly?


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Women should lift light weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up?


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While on a weight lifting program, the right hormones (testosterone) are necessary in order to bulk up. Women’s testosterone levels are much lower than men’s, so in most cases, they are not capable of building large muscles. In fact, since muscle takes up less room than fat, women tend to lose inches when they strength train. So in addition to the physical benefits (increased metabolism, decreased risk of osteoporosis, increased strength), strength training will help you slim down too! Women, in fact, are more likely to tone up from strength training rather than bulk up. Research shows that women can add up to 30% lean muscle and end up looking thinner, feeling stronger and being firmer. No matter how many repetitions you do, you should be lifting a challenging weight and feel muscle fatigue by the end of each set. Learn how to Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles.

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Electronic bathroom scales that measure body fat are 100% accurate?


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Special scales that use bioelectrical impedance (weak electrical signals) can estimate your body fat percentage. These scales can have a large margin of error (around 10% or more according to some studies). Plus, digital scales only measure fat levels in the lower body (the signal travels up one leg and down the other), so they don't provide a full picture of the fat level of your entire body.

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Strength training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout.

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Johns Hopkins researchers found that while aerobic exercise burns more calories at the time you are exercising, your metabolism returns to normal about 30 minutes after you finish your workout. Individuals who perform strength training, however, elevate their metabolisms (burn more calories) for two hours after their workouts end.



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Surrounding yourself with People who tend to overeat makes YOU more likely to overeat, too?

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Although menopause usually does not require extra medical care, a woman should see her doctor if:

All of the above

All of these abnormal changes in menstruation could indicate a problem, so check with your doctor.




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Frozen vegetables have fewer nutrients than fresh vegetables.

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Iron can build up to dangerously high levels in the body, especially in people with the genetic problem called hemochromatosis. Over supplementation of iron can also occur. This is especially dangerous in children who may take adult vitamin/mineral supplements. Immediate medical attention should be obtained. The Tolerable Upper Intake Level is 45 milligrams daily for both adult males and females.

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1) Exercise can help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease.

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A study in the journal Neurology showed that exercise may help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease. In the study, adults diagnosed with early Alzheimer's who were less physically fit had four times more brain shrinkage than normal older adults.

2) For optimum health, adults should consume fewer than ___ mg of cholesterol each day.

300

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found in animal foods and in the body’s blood, brain and nervous systems. It is essential to the structure of every cell in the body. The dietary goal for adults is to limit intake to fewer than 300 milligrams of cholesterol each day.

3) Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold.

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There is a grain of truth to this practice. Chicken soup won't "cure" your cold, but it can help loosen nasal mucus and clear up congestion so you breathe a little easier. You can help yourself feel better in no time by following these Self-Care Tips for Sick Days.

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After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how many pounds of muscle per year (on average)?


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Starting in their twenties, most people (especially women) lose half a pound of muscle every year if they aren't strength training to preserve it. After age 60, this rate of loss doubles. But regular strength training can preserve muscle throughout the lifespan, and rebuild the muscle lost.

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Depression is a normal part of life?


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1) If you're not active or exercising after eating a meal or snack, the food you eat will turn into body fat. False
2) To build strength, your muscles must work ___ than they are used to. Harder
3) What do all three types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational) have in common? They result in high levels of glucose in the bloodstream


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Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat?


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Minerals are very stable. They cannot be destroyed by light, water, heat or food handling processes. In fact, the little bit of ash that remains when a food is completely burned is its mineral content!

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______________ lowers blood pressure, decreases the stress hormone cortisol, and increases pain tolerance.


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When we experience friendly, affectionate touch, our bodies release oxytocin, which is sometimes called the love hormone. Oxytocin's effects include lowering blood pressure, decreasing the stress-related hormone cortisol and increasing pain tolerance. It is released through friendly touch, including contact between breastfeeding moms and their babies, cuddling couples and even pets and their owners.

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The only symptom of insomnia is difficulty falling asleep.

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Difficulty falling asleep is just one of four symptoms generally associated with insomnia. The others include: waking up too early and not being able to fall back asleep, frequent awakenings, and waking up feeling tired. Insomnia can be a symptom of a sleep disorder or other medical problem, and can often be treated. If insomnia symptoms occur more than a few times a week and also impact your daytime functions, discuss these symptoms with your health care provider.




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You should exercise in the 'fat burning zone' (low intensity, long duration) to lose the most weight?


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The "fat burning zone" business is very misleading. It’s true that low intensity exercise uses more fat as fuel and that moderate intensity exercise (that you can maintain for 20 minutes or more) burns both fat and glucose. But, you're better off exercising in the aerobic zone as much as you can, because exercising at this higher intensity burns more total calories. You will burn a larger percentage of fat in relation to glucose when you are working at a lower intensity, but you will also burn fewer total calories and less total fat. The relative percentage of fat burned has nothing to do with weight loss—it's the total amount calories burned that counts.

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Which of the following foods contain cholesterol?

A, B, C, D and E only

Dietary cholesterol is found only in foods of animal origin, such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and dairy products. It is not found in plant foods like grains, fruits and vegetables. Individuals should limit their intake of dietary cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams daily.



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Vitamin D and calcium work hand in hand to fight the osteoporosis often associated with aging. How much vitamin D do most adults need each day?

400-800 IU

Just a few minutes of sunlight a day can provide your body with ample amounts of vitamin D, but many of us spend most of our time indoors, especially during the winter months. A daily supplement providing 400-800 IU (international unites) of vitamin D can help to ensure you’re meeting your body’s needs. Learn more about eating to prevent osteoporosis.




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Who is most likely to experience IBS?


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Women are at least twice as likely to experience IBS as men. Due to fluctuating levels of hormones, women are more likely to experience IBS symptoms during or around the time of their menstrual periods. Younger to middle-aged adults are most likely to experience IBS. In fact, half of all people with IBS will first develop symptoms before they are 35 years old, with 90% of IBS sufferers developing symptoms before age 50.

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2) After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most? Carbohydrates.
3) Which of the following foods is highest in antioxidants? Raspberries


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High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic?


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You may have high blood pressure and not even know it. While 50 million Americans suffer from this affliction, 33 percent don't even know they have it, and 70 percent don't have it under control. High blood pressure is often referred to as the "silent killer." In general, it does not directly cause symptoms. When blood pressure is very high, it may cause symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue and ringing in the ears. However, it often causes no symptoms. The only way to know where you stand is to have your blood pressure checked by a qualified professional.

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How many calories are in a bowl of New England Clam Chowder from Panera?


330 calories
1,000 calories
540 calories
emoticon 70 Calories




According to panerabread.com, a bowl of Panera's New England Clam Chowder contains 720 calories. Yikes--that's half a day's worth of calories for some people!

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Which type of produce has the most vitamin C per serving?


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emoticon Red bell peppers





One serving of red bell pepper delivers a whopping 190 mg of vitamin C! Broccoli contains 132 mg, kiwi boasts 137 mg, and oranges come in last with 83 mg. According to the National Institutes of Health, the daily recommended value for vitamin C is 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women, so one serving of red bell pepper will more than cover your needs.

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Depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.

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The causes of depression are complex and overlapping. In fact, one true cause is not known. Low serotonin levels are a symptom of depression, but there is no proof that low levels of serotonin actually cause depression. Click here to learn more about the possible causes of depression.




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A thiamin (vitamin B-1) deficiency can lead to ...


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In the United States, a deficiency of thiamin is rare because refined grains are enriched with this nutrient. Before refined grain products were enriched, a thiamin deficiency could result in a disease called beriberi. Signs of beriberi include loss of appetite, constipation, muscle weakness, pain or tingling in the arms and legs, swelling of the feet, mental depression, memory problems, shortness of breath, and fast heartbeat. Thiamin deficiency does occur in alcoholics because of impaired absorption.

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1) Eating healthier and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication.

False

Losing weight (if you are overweight), exercising regularly, eating a heart-healthy diet, and quitting smoking all work to improve your cholesterol levels

2) What symptoms might indicate you have the flu as opposed to a cold?

All of the above

Sometimes it's hard to tell whether the symptoms you're exhibiting indicate a cold or the flu. But in general, all of the characteristics above indicate the flu. Colds are characterized by nasal congestion, coughing, sneezing and sometimes a low-grade fever (under 100 degrees Fahrenheit). While a cold comes on gradually and mildly, the flu arises suddenly. The flu can cause cold-like symptoms like nasal and chest congestion, but it also results headaches, overall body aches, a high, persistent fever (102-104 degrees F), and exhaustion. It can take several weeks to recover from the flu. For more information, visit SparkPeople's Cold & Flu Survival Guide

3) A middle-aged (or older) person who has never exercised before should get a doctor's clearance before starting a fitness program.

True

A document called a PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) can help you determine if you need a medical evaluation before starting an exercise program. You can get one here.






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For best results, how long should you hold a stretch?


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Ideally, most experts recommend that people stretch for 10-15 minutes per day. Hold each stretch for 15-30 seconds, repeating one or two more times, depending on how you feel.

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1) Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? Collard greens
2) What type of aerobic exercise involves sustaining one exercise intensity for several
3) Too much iron can be toxic. True
4) Can food labels that list "0" trans fats actual contain some trans fats? Yes





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Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? Collard greens (1 cup

Collard greens (1 cup)
Calcium-fortified orange juice (6 oz)
Almonds (1 oz)
Blackstrap molasses (1 Tbsp)


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Collard greens contain the most calcium (357 mg per cup) of all the foods listed here. Calcium fortified orange juice (200 mg per 6 oz), almonds (70 mg per 1 oz), and blackstrap molasses (175 mg per 1 Tbsp) still contain calcium, however.



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People who eat chocolate live longer than people who abstain from it?


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Researchers at Harvard University believe chocolate may help people live longer! A study tracking older men found that those who ate chocolate lived almost a year longer than those who didn't.

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Which 3-oz. box of candy from a movie theatre contains the fewest total calories?


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Junior Mints
Milk Duds
emoticon Sno Caps




In ascending order according to calories, here's how these candies rank: Sno Caps (300 calories), Mike & Ike (320 calories), Junior Mints (360 calories), and Milk Duds (370calories).

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What BMI (body mass index) range is considered overweight? 25-29.9

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A BMI between 25 and 29.9 is considered overweight. Calculate your BMI using SparkPeople's online calculator.




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Americans get ___ of their daily calories from beverages?


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In the 1970s, Americans got 6-8% of their daily calories from drinks, but today, 21% of their daily calories from beverages. Not counting what’s in that glass, cup, can or mug may be a major cause of the alarming increase in obesity.



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Exercise can help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease?


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A study in the journal Neurology showed that exercise may help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease. In the study, adults diagnosed with early Alzheimer's who were less physically fit had four times more brain shrinkage than normal older adults.

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Resistance training can lower blood pressure as much as:


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Research conducted in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University has shown that resistance training can lower blood pressure by as much as 20%. Researchers say that the healthy heart benefits come from the increased blood flow to the muscles, heart and body.

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A Body Mass Index (BMI) under ___ is considered underweight?


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Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.


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Pollen counts are highest between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. If you have allergies to pollen, you should avoid going outdoors during this time frame.

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1) What causes the common cold?

Exposure to a virus

Specifically, the common cold is caused by one of 200 viruses. It is true that a weakened physical condition, which might be worsened by cold weather, can hurt your body's attempt to combat a virus, but cold weather doesn't cause colds.

2) Besides building strong bones, what else does calcium do?

All of the above

Small amounts of calcium circulate in the blood stream and help with muscle and heart contractions, nerve functions, and blood clotting.

3) Which type of produce has the most vitamin C per serving?

Red bell peppers

One serving of red bell pepper delivers a whopping 190 mg of vitamin C! Broccoli contains 132 mg, kiwi boasts 137 mg, and oranges come in last with 83 mg. According to the National Institutes of Health, the daily recommended value for vitamin C is 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women, so one serving of red bell pepper will more than cover your needs.




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What causes the common cold?

Exposure to a virus

Specifically, the common cold is caused by one of 200 viruses. It is true that a weakened physical condition, which might be worsened by cold weather, can hurt your body's attempt to combat a virus, but cold weather doesn't cause colds.




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In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be:


Intense
Long-lasting (at least 30 minutes per session)
Accompanied by a reduction in weight
Supervised by a medical professional
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Exercise can increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (bad) cholesterol. You'll be happy to know that you don't need to spend countless hours in the gym to achieve the heart-health benefits of getting active. The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of exercise on most days of the week.

Even moderate activity, if done daily, can make a difference. Research shows cholesterol improvements are related to the amount of activity and not to the intensity of the exercise. Even if you lose little weight, exercise can help you improve your cholesterol levels. Heart-healthy changes can occur inside your body before any benefits are seen on the outside.

Although everyone should consult their health care provider before starting an exercise program, in most cases, you won't need medical supervision to exercise safely and effectively.

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1) By adding exercise to your weight loss program, you'll be able to eat more calories and still lose weight.

True

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Remember, to lose weight, you need to create a caloric deficit. You can do this by cutting calories from your diet, by exercising more, or by combining both diet and exercise. Because you need to give you body a proper amount of fuel for energy, nutrients, and to ensure weight loss, it can be hard to cut a large amount of calories by dieting alone. By adding exercise, however, you'll be able to eat more and still meet your goals. Just make sure that you account for all the exercise you do when you set-up your SparkPeople program. This way, you'll get an accurate calorie recommendation for you to lose weight at a healthy rate. To learn how your calorie recommendations are determined—and how exercise fits into that equation—check out Calorie Calculations 101.




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1) Beans, peas, lentils and oats are good sources of which kind of fiber?

Soluble fiber

Soluble fiber is found in beans, peas, lentils, oats, and barley. Some fruits and vegetables also have soluble fiber, such as apples, carrots, plums and squash. Eating foods with soluble fiber may help to lower blood cholesterol and decrease your risk of heart disease. These foods may also help lower blood sugar levels, which is important if you have diabetes.
2) Americans eat more ice cream per year than any other country.

False

The average American licks her way through almost 5 gallons of the ice cream each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre, but New Zealanders, at 6 gallons a year, eat more!
3) Eggs can absorb flavors and smells from your fridge.

True

Eggshells have more than 17,000 pores. Keeping them in open air in the fridge next to last night’s salmon may yield a fishy-tasting omelet the next morning. Storing your eggs in the carton can help keep them fresh and tasty. It’s safest to keep eggs on the middle or bottom shelf of the fridge, not in the door, where temperatures often rise above the recommended 37 degrees Fahrenheit.





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What blood pressure reading is considered optimal?


140/60
130/90
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Blood pressure, the force of blood against artery walls, is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm HG) and recorded as two numbers: systolic (pressure on the arterial walls as the heart contracts) over diastolic (pressure on the arterial walls as the heart relaxes between beats). Both numbers are important. Click here to see a chart that will help you recognize the differences between optimal and high (hypertensive) blood pressure for adults (measured in mm Hg).

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1) You logged extra time on the treadmill this morning and weighed yourself after. The scale dropped 2 pounds. Why?

You lost 2 pounds of water from sweating

Weight loss isn't immediate. If you weigh less directly after a workout it's because you've lost some water weight through sweating--not because you instantly lost fat.

2) Bran is removed from wheat kernels to make white flour. What nutrients does this bran contain?

All of the above including B-vitamins, Trace minerals, and Fiber

Bran makes up the outer layers of the grain. It contains B-vitamins, trace minerals and dietary fiber. It’s removed when wheat flour is processed (refined and/or bleached) into white flour.

3) Taking allergy medications regularly will cure allergies.

False

Medications like antihistamines only relieve allergy symptoms, not cure them. The only known treatment that can cure allergies is immunotherapy (allergy shots). Nearly 80 percent of people who use these treatments correctly for one to three years will successfully cure their allergies. Talk to your doctor to find out if immunotherapy treatment is right for you





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Regularly walking about 10,000 steps per day can help lower blood pressure?


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A 2001 study published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise found that sedentary women with high blood pressure reduced their systolic blood pressure and body mass by walking 9,700 steps per day at a self-selected pace for 24 weeks.

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1) How many calories does a single gram of carbohydrate provide? 4 calories
One gram of carbohydrate provides 4 calories.
2) High-impact exercises help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. True
Because high-impact exercises put more stress on the joints and skeletal system, they actually help strengthen bones, reducing the risk of osteoporosis.
3) According to the Nurses' Health Study, just 3 hours of brisk walking per week can lower a woman's risk of heart disease by how much? 30%

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Fish that live in Warm, Sunny Waters have more Omega-3's?


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Fish that live in Cold, Dark Waters naturally contain higher levels of Omega-3's

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The formula 220 - Age = What?

emoticon The formula 220 - Age is a common formula to find your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) for Aerobic Exercise.

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Which of the following can reduce the Length and Severity of Colds and Flu?

a) Eating Dark Green Veggies
b) Drinking Lots of Water
c) Getting Plenty of Sleep


emoticon A, B, and C only

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How many Calories does a single gram of Alcohol provide?

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