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11/21/14 8:39 A

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True or False: Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body.

False

True or False: The hormonal changes of menopause help protect women against cardiovascular disease.

False

True or False: Herb-seasoned roasted potatoes contain less than half the calories of mashed potatoes (made with butter and whole milk).

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True or False: If you exercise regularly, it's possible to reduce your cholesterol even if you don't lose weight.

True.

True or False: If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated.

True.

True or False: Appetite and hunger are one in the same.

False.



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True or False: Too much calcium intake can lead to problems.

True

What does the word 'aerobic' mean?

(with Oxygen)

What percent of women have cellulite?

90%



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1. Which vitamin is BEST known for helping promote good vision and eye health? Vitamin A.

2. How accurate are "skin fold" body fat tests that use calipers? 98% accurate.

3. True or False: You develop osteoarthritis by being physically inactive or physically
overactive. True.

4. True or False: For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False.



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Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito?

McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese





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How is blood pressure measured?

mm/HG



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Which of the following foods is highest in antioxidants?

Raspberries

Scientists have discovered that berries have some of the highest antioxidant levels of any fresh fruits. Raspberries, for example, contain an especially high level of antioxidants--three times more than kiwis and 10 times more than tomatoes.



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Where is most of the body's serotonin located?

In the gastrointestinal tract

Ninety-five percent of the body's serotonin is located in the gastrointestinal tract. If levels of this important neurotransmitter are off balance, bowels problems and IBS symptoms can result.




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True or False: Exercising on an empty stomach, such as first thing in the morning, will help your body burn more fat.

False

True or False: Your workouts don't have to be continuous. You can break them up throughout the day into smaller segments (at least 10 minutes each) and achieve the same benefits

True

What type of rhythmic exercise uses large muscle groups continuously?

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When is the best time to stretch?

After you workout

Which of the following is an appropriate warm up?

B and C only

How much water should you drink during a workout

8 ounces every 15-20 minutes



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How many types of Omega-3 fatty acids are there?
3

How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?
½ cup

On average, how many minutes does it take for your stomach to signal to your brain that it's full?
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Aerobic Exercise decreases HDL Cholesterol?

emoticon FALSE! !

HDL is the " Good Cholesterol ". Aerobic Exercise INCREASES Good Cholesterol and DECREASES Bad Cholesterol levels.

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Myth or Fact: The best way to improve functional fitness (your ability to do things in everyday life) is to use free weights?



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This is a trick question! While using free weights can be more challenging and better mimic real-life movements, just any free weight exercise won't do if your goal is to maximize functional fitness. Many strength training exercises (with machines or free weights) tend to train a single muscle group, while many real-life movements involve multiple muscle groups and joints moving at the same time. The best way to improve your functional fitness is to duplicate those movement patterns during your training, using added resistance and/or multiple repetitions, regardless of where that resistance comes from (be it bands, dumbbells, body weight, machines or a combination). A mix of many different exercises is usually the best idea.

emoticon Using machines allows you to lift more weight and target the larger muscles involved in a particular movement--but the machine supports you so that you don't have to use your smaller supporting muscles. On the other hand, free weights can add to your strength training program because you also have to use your smaller muscles to maintain balance and stability without the help or support of a machine

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In Tabata training, what percentage of your maximum heart rate should you shoot for to reap the most physical benefits?


85%
50%
90% or more
emoticon 75%



While you don't have to have a heart rate monitor to do a Tabata-training workout, it certainly can come in handy. "Maximum effort" is by definition about 90%-95% of your maximum heart rate (calculate your max heart rate here), but working out this hard is generally reserved for only advanced exercisers and athletes. For Tabata training workouts, aim for 75% or more of your maximum heart rate to reap the most benefit.

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How many minutes of sunlight are generally needed per day to stimulate the body's vitamin D production?


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Fifteen minutes of sunshine a day, preferably before noon or after 3 p.m., could be enough to stimulate your body’s vitamin D production.

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Which of the following vitamins is water-soluble?


Vitamin A
Vitamin D
emoticon Vitamin B-12




Water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water. They include the B-complex vitamins and vitamin C. They are carried in your bloodstream and are not stored in the body in significant amounts. Your body uses the amount that is needed, and then the extra is excreted in the urine. Since your body does not store water-soluble vitamins, regular intake is necessary. Water-soluble vitamins are also destroyed more easily during food storage, processing and preparation.

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Which of the following statements about alcohol's effects on blood sugar is correct?

Alcohol can both raise and lower blood sugar

Alcohol can interfere with your blood glucose control, both raising and lowering blood sugar. Once in your system, alcohol initially lowers blood sugar, which can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Some alcoholic beverages can raise your blood sugar because of their high carbohydrate content. To prevent your blood sugar from going too high, avoid sweet wines, liqueurs, and sweetened drinks like daiquiris, margaritas, pina coladas, etc. and choose lower-carb drinks.
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Which of the following statements about alcohol's effects on blood sugar is correct?

Alcohol can both raise and lower blood sugar

Alcohol can interfere with your blood glucose control, both raising and lowering blood sugar. Once in your system, alcohol initially lowers blood sugar, which can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Some alcoholic beverages can raise your blood sugar because of their high carbohydrate content. To prevent your blood sugar from going too high, avoid sweet wines, liqueurs, and sweetened drinks like daiquiris, margaritas, pina coladas, etc. and choose lower-carb drinks.
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Vitamins A, D, E, and K are:


Water-soluble vitamins
Sugar-soluble vitamins
Acid-soluble vitamins
emoticon 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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Heart disease is the result of a combination of uncontrollable and controllable risk factors?


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Many people understand that there is a connection between poor diet, lack of exercise and the development of heart disease. But your risk of developing cardiovascular disease is the result of a combination of many risk factors. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to heart disease--those that you can't change (uncontrollable risks), and those that you can (controllable risks).

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Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level?


A - Age
B - Gender
C - Level of activity (exercise history)
D - Temperature
A and D only
emoticon All Of The Above




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.

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Inactive adults who don't strength train regularly can lose how many pounds of muscle mass per year?


0 pounds
1/4 pound
1 pound
2 pounds
emoticon 1/2 Pound




Without consistent strength training, muscle size and strength decline with age. An inactive person loses 1/2 pound of muscle per year after age 20. After age 60, this rate of loss doubles. But, muscle loss is not inevitable. With regular strength training, muscle mass can be preserved throughout the lifespan, and the muscle lost can be rebuilt.

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True or False: The same two bacteria cultures are used to make all yogurts

True

True or False" All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contain probiotics (live and active)

False

The US Government of Agriculture estimates that Americans eat what percent of their meals away from home.

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True or False: The best way to get more flax into your diet is to cook your food in flaz seed oil.

False

After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how much pounds of muscle per year?

1 pound

What does the word "aerobic" mean?

With oxygen



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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%

Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis?

A B C D only

Which of the following ingredients is a sweetener with no calories?

Sucralose




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

Doubles

Related to exercise, what does the term "blood pooling" refer to?

The collection of blood in the extremities

True or False: Too much iron can be toxic.

True





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The blood pressure-lowering benefits of exercise can be observed how soon after starting a workout program?


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Within a week
Within a month
Within 3 months



According to the American College of Sports Medicine, the blood pressure lowering effects of exercise can be observed as soon as one to three hours after a single 30- 45 minute workout! This response can linger for up to nine hours post-exercise. Permanent blood pressure changes can be seen as early as three weeks to three months after beginning an exercise program.

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To lose body fat, it doesn’t matter what you eat as long as you stay within your calorie range?


True
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Your body has many complex processes that determine when energy gets put into and taken out of storage (fat cells). These processes are directly affected by what, when and how much you eat. Eating a healthy, balanced diet will make it easier for your body to burn fat and prevent the food you eat from being stored as fat. Whole, minimally processed foods and nutritionally-balanced meals are better than meals that are high in refined sugars, sodium, and/or processed grains. It's much harder for your body to turn lean protein, fruits, veggies and whole grains into fat than it is to turn sugar and refined foods into fat, for example. And more research is showing that a diet of whole foods is metabolized more efficiently than modern-day's processed food products, which may slow metabolism and lead to weight gain.

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What level of serum (blood) cholesterol is considered healthy?


Above 250 mg/dL
Above 60 mg/dL
Below 60 mg/dL
emoticon Below 200 mg/dL


Serum (blood) cholesterol flows through the bloodstream. Your body manufactures most of its blood cholesterol, but it absorbs some from the foods you eat. A total blood cholesterol level of less than 200 mg/dL is a healthy goal. The amount of cholesterol you have in your blood is partly genetic (some people tend to have high levels, while other people tend to have low levels). But your habits (smoking, diet, exercise, etc.) affect the level of cholesterol in your blood too.

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True or False: The best way to get more flax in your diet is to cook your food in flaxseed oil.

False

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

1 pound

What does the word "aerobic" mean?

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


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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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The morning after an intense workout, you start feeling quite sore. You notice that you feel this way up to 72 hours after your workout, but then you feel as good as new. Which type of muscle soreness are you experiencing?


emoticon Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
Long-Term Muscle Soreness
None of the Above



Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, called DOMS for short, is the soreness you're probably most familiar with. It's what you feel when you get out of bed the next morning after a tough workout. This type of muscle soreness begins 24 to 48 hours after your workout and actually indicates a natural adaptive process that the body uses after an intense exercise session. When you do a new or particularly challenging workout, your muscle fibers tear on a microscopic level. If you still feel pain well past the 72-hour mark you may be experiencing Long-Term Muscle Soreness. If the pain lingers for longer than 5 days, consult your doctor.

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What is the role of insulin in the body?


emoticon It helps convert glucose (from food) into usable energy
It increases your blood sugar after eating a meal
It helps you digest carbohydrates and sugar properly
All of the above





Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which helps the body convert the glucose in your bloodstream into usable energy.

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What is Acai?


A vegetable from Thailand
A chemical compund
A gel-like seed that is extracted from a flower
emoticon A berry from Brazil





Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) is a berry from Brazil that's been widely touted in the United States for its health-enhancing powers. In addition to removing toxins and increasing energy, the alleged benefits include burning fat, reducing food cravings, and boosting metabolism. Typically the berry is sold in the form of juice (for as much as $40 a bottle), capsules, or powder. What supposedly makes acai berries so beneficial is their high levels of antioxidants, which help fight harmful free radicals.

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Most exercisers lose how many cups of fluid (sweat) per hour of moderate exercise?


2 cups
3 cups
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8 cups
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Most moderate exercisers will lose about one quart (4 cups) of fluid per hour of exercise, so try to drink about 16-20 ounces of water shortly after your workout to aid the recovery process.

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Wearing a heart rate monitor is the best way a person with high blood pressure can measure their exercise intensity?


True
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Measuring heart rate is NOT a safe or effective way to measure exercise intensity if you have high blood pressure.

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Removing the skin from a butter-basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories?


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Turkey (or poultry) with skin has more fat, but removing the skin will save you only 40 calories and 3 grams of fat per serving.

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Garlic is a good source of:


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Vitamins A, E, and B12
Vitamin D and potassium
Vitamin K, copper, and zinc
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Garlic has been shown to moderately reduce cholesterol, and its sulfur compounds have been shown to reduce blood pressure. It's also low in calories (4 calories per clove) and high in vitamin C, selenium and magnesium.

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Which of the following statements about alcohol's effects on blood sugar is correct?


Alcohol can only raise blood sugar
Alcohol can only lower blood sugar
Alcohol has no effect on blood sugar
emoticon Alcohol Can Both Raise And Lower Blood Sugar



Alcohol can interfere with your blood glucose control, both raising and lowering blood sugar. Once in your system, alcohol initially lowers blood sugar, which can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Some alcoholic beverages can raise your blood sugar because of their high carbohydrate content. To prevent your blood sugar from going too high, avoid sweet wines, liqueurs, and sweetened drinks like daiquiris, margaritas, pina coladas, etc. and choose lower-carb drinks.

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~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

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The US Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans eat what percentage of their meals away from home.

29%

True or False: The same two bacteria cultures are used to make all yogurts.

True

True or False: All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contain probiotics (live or active)

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


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A 75-year-old man
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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.



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Of adults with arthritis, how many take part in a regular exercise program?


1/2
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According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, adults with arthritis aren't exercising enough. According to researchers, more than one-third of adults with arthritis do NOT exercise at all (meaning approximately 2/3 do), and people with arthritis are less likely than people without arthritis to meet recommended levels of physical activity (30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week). Exercise is an important part of an arthritis management program. To learn more, read Managing Arthritis with Exercise.

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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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Up to ______% of the U.S. population is sensitive to dust mites.


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40
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Dust mites are microscopic, eight-legged insects that are mainly found in bedding, curtains and carpeting. Dust mites are a significant cause of indoor allergies—up to 10% of the U.S. population is sensitive to these tiny organisms. An allergic reaction to dust mites can include itchy eyes, a runny or chronically-stuffy nose and other symptoms that often worsen during the night.

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What common food source is usually fortified with vitamin D?


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Bread
Cereal
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Milk is fortified with vitamin D. If you do not drink milk, ask your health care professional about supplementation. Note: Most cheese and yogurt products are NOT made with fortified milk.

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Bed rest is the best treatment for back pain?


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Bed rest is not a good treatment for back pain. When you are in bed for extended periods of time, you can lose muscle strength which is actually bad for your back. Bed rest should not be used for more than two days if you can help it. Want to relieve back pain easily? Just get moving! Normal daily activity can actually help relieve back pain in most cases. Remember to always consult with your doctor to find out which options are best for you.

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Caffeine has been found to aid significantly in weight loss?


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Because caffeine is a stimulant, it does speed up metabolism, but the effect is only minimal and very short term. Clinical research does not show a significant weight loss with the use of caffeine-containing supplements. Therefore, save your money and leave those supplements (which can contain up to 300 mg of caffeine per dose) on the store shelf.

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What is Acai?

A berry from Brazil

True or False: Catching up on sleep can trigger migranes

True

True or False: If you smoke, you should check with your doctor before starting a new fitness program

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


A 40-year-old man
A 55-year-old woman
A 75-year-old man
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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.

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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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According to research studies, which of the following strategies could help you burn more calories than the other?

Running before strength training

According to research conducted by Tufts University, people who consume the most grains are _____ less likely to develop diabetes.

42%





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Wearing a Heart Rate Monitor is the best way a person with High Blood Pressure can measure their Exercise Intensity?


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Measuring Heart Rate is NOT a Safe or Effective way to measure Exercise Intensity if you have High Blood Pressure. For more detail and safety precautions read the SparkPeople Article " Exercising With High Blood Pressure"

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Which food naturally contains vitamin D?


Chicken
Milk
Yogurt
Tofu
emoticon Fish


Vitamin D is found naturally in fish and fish-liver oils. However it is also found in vitamin D fortified milk.

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True or False: Your body needs sodium

True



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All of the following statements about peri menopause are true EXCEPT which one?


A woman is usually infertile during this time







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Which of the following ingredients is a sign that a food product is made with 100% whole wheat?

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Dietary fiber, starches, and sugars are all digested in the same way?


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Although it is considered a carbohydrate, dietary fiber is not digested the same way the other two types of carbohydrates (starches and sugars) are. While starches and sugars are broken down into glucose (blood sugar), fiber isn't treated the same way. The fiber you eat passes through the body undigested and helps add bulk to your stool (among other benefits).

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Breastfeeding longer than six months INCREASES a child's risk of developing allergies?


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Exclusively breastfeeding your baby for at least six months can greatly reduce her risk of developing food allergies later in life.

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Removing the skin from a butter-basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories?


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Turkey (or poultry) with skin has more fat, but removing the skin will save you only 40 calories and 3 grams of fat per serving.

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The friendly bacteria in your digestive tract make vitamins that you body uses?


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Vitamin K can be made in your digestive tract by the billions of bacteria that are in your intestines. Some of these bacteria synthesize vitamin K that your body can then absorb. You can also obtain vitamin K from food sources such as green-leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, pork, liver, whole wheat, oats, and bran. Fair sources include fruits, vegetables, seeds, tubers, milk, and eggs.

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

Red Bell Peppers

Americans get _____ of their daily calories from beverages

21%

What is systolic blood pressure?

Both A & C



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You should always avoid exercise when you have a cold?


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If the cold is primarily in your head, it's okay to exercise, just at a lower intensity (provided you feel okay and have enough energy). Once you are feeling 100% again, then you can slowly increase your activity back to your pre-illness level. If your cold is below the neck (in your chest), try to refrain from activity until it clears up. The best thing you can do for your body when it's trying to fight a bug is to give it rest.

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

Body Aches





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True or False: Exercise will prevent cellulite

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How many of the calories in a healthy diet should come from carbohydrates according to reputable nutrition experts?

45 - 65%



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The nutrient content of an egg depends mostly on whether or not the eggs come from free range chickens.


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The terms "free-range," "vegetarian-fed" and "organic" are all on egg cartons these days. While free-range does mean the chicken is not caged, it does not necessarily mean that the chicken roams outdoors (it only has access to open space at some point each day). A chicken's feed is what affects the nutritional quality of its eggs. The label "vegetarian-fed" ensure no animal by-products are fed to the chickens laying the eggs, and "organic" means the chicken's feed is organic.

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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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On average, potassium intake among American adults is...


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Higher than recommendations
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The recommended intake of potassium for adult males and females is 4.7 grams each day. Most adults receive only 2.1 to 3.2 grams daily. 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.

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The best way to get more flax into your diet is to cook your food in flaxseed oil?


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Flaxseed oil is even more perishable than ground flaxseed and goes bad quickly when exposed to air, light and heat. You can add flaxseed oil to many foods, but do NOT heat it or cook with it. Heat will cause flaxseed oil to go rancid and destroy its healthy properties. Only add flaxseed oil to chilled foods (like smoothies, salad dressings, yogurt, etc.) or to foods after cooking.

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1) The food ingredients erythritol, maltitol, and sorbitol are all examples of what? Sugar alcohols
2) True or False: Untreated depression can lead to a weakened immune system. True
3) How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint? 4




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Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from?


Your most recent meal or snack
emoticon Stored carbohydrates and fat


Most of the fuel you use during exercise doesn’t come from the food you've recently eaten! It actually comes from the carbohydrates (called "glycogen") and fat that's stored in your muscles, liver, and fat cells. That’s enough to fuel 1-2 hours of very intense exercise or 3-4 hours of moderate intensity exercise.

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Eggs can absorb flavors and smells from your fridge?


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


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

30 calories



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True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play a significant role in your body; it's just bad for you.

False



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A single serving of bread is equal to:

1 oz




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Who is more likely to develop high blood pressure?


Men
Women
emoticon It depends on the person's age



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.

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According to the glycemic index, people should eat more foods that have...

Low Glycemic Index

One system for classifying carbohydrates is the glycemic index. The glycemic index ranks foods on how they affect blood sugar level by measuring how much the blood sugar increases after one eats. For example, white bread is digested quickly into glucose, causing blood sugar to spike quickly. Therefore white bread has a high glycemic index number. In contrast, brown rice is digested more slowly, causing a lower, more gentle change in blood sugar. It therefore has a lower glycemic index number.



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After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most?

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates. 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. Moderate exercisers need about 30-40 grams of carbohydrates after an hour of exercise, but high-intensity exercisers need more—around 50-60 grams for each hour they exercised.



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How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain?

7 calories


One gram of fat contains 9 calories, but alcohol is not a nutrient because it cannot be used in the body to promote growth, maintenance, or repair. It is a toxin that is broken down as an energy (calorie) source and can be converted to fat.




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How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?


1/4 cup
1 cup
emoticon 1/2 Cup



A single serving of cooked grains is 1/2 cup. If you're eyeballing it, that's about the size of a billiard ball.

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The food ingredients erythritol, maltitol, and sorbitol are all examples of what?

Sugar alcohols

Sugar alcohols get their name from their unique chemical structure, which resembles both sugar and alcohol. But they're neither sugars nor alcohols. In fact, sugar alcohols are a type of carbohydrate that sweetens foods, but with half the calories of sugar. There are several specific types of sugar alcohols (usually ending with the letters "-ol"): erythritol, hydrogenated starch hydrolysates, isomalt, lactitol, maltitol, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol.



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If you take time off or stop strength training, how quickly will your muscles begin to lose strength?

Within 2 weeks

After consistent strength training stops, you will eventually lose the strength that you built up. Without overload or maintenance, muscles will weaken in two weeks or less! This is the basis behind why individuals lose muscle mass as they age—because they are detraining by exercising less frequently.



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True or False: Adding milk to hot tea can increase its antioxidant power.

False

A popular way to enjoy tea is to add milk and sugar to the mix. Unfortunately, adding milk to a cup of tea can destroy its ability to protect against heart disease, according to research. Casein, the protein in milk, is thought to be responsible for this effect. (This is also why milk chocolate doesn't offer health benefits like dark chocolate.)



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


True
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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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Which of the following best describes calisthenics?


Ballet exercises
Women's exercises
80's exercises
Stretching exercises
Aerobic exercises
emoticon Body Weight Exercises



Calisthenics are exercises that use your own body weight in lieu of outside or added resistance. You can use the weight of your own body to develop muscle, but using body weight alone is less effective for developing larger muscles and greater strength. However, calisthenics adequately improve general muscular fitness and are sufficient to improve muscle tone and maintain one’s current level of muscular strength. Examples include: pushups, crunches, dips, pull ups, lunges, and squats, just to name a few.

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~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

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~~Exercising 3 Times a Week can reduce a Young Woman's risk of Breast Cancer by 33%. After Menopause, the risk is reduced by 26%.


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The majority of runners strike the ground with:


The balls of the feet
The arches of the feet
The heels
The side of the feet
emoticon The Heels


A 2010 study in the journal Nature found that the majority of runners wearing shoes strike their heels, which causes a large and sudden collision force that happens (on average) 960 times for every mile ran. The authors concluded that this makes runners prone to repetitive stress injuries. People who run barefoot tend to land with a step toward the middle or front of the foot, causing less impact force to the foot.

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~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

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~~Exercising 3 Times a Week can reduce a Young Woman's risk of Breast Cancer by 33%. After Menopause, the risk is reduced by 26%.


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Resistance training can lower blood pressure as much as:


50%
70%
10%
90%
emoticon 20%

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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~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

~~Exercising 3 Times a Week can reduce a Young Woman's risk of Breast Cancer by 33%. After Menopause, the risk is reduced by 26%.


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True or False: Depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.

False

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



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

720 calories





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What BMI (body mass index) range is considered healthy?

18.5-24.9



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What might happen if you don't properly cool down after exercise?

All Of The Above

The purpose of the cool down is to slowly decrease the heart rate and the overall metabolism previously elevated during exercise. When exercise ends abruptly, your blood pressure drops and can cause dizziness or fainting. A proper cool-down prevents the sudden pooling of blood (collection of blood in one place) and re-circulates the blood back to the heart, skeletal muscles and brain. This 10-15 minute phase of your workout helps prevent muscle stiffness or soreness.



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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



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True or False: Skipping the cool down at the end of your workout can lead to dizziness and/or faintness.


True

The purpose of the cool down is to slowly decrease the heart rate and the overall metabolism previously elevated during exercise. When exercise ends abruptly, your blood pressure drops and can cause dizziness or fainting. A proper cool-down prevents the sudden pooling of blood (collection of blood in one place) and re-circulates the blood back to the heart, skeletal muscles and brain. This 10-15 minute phase of your workout helps prevent muscle stiffness or soreness.



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How long do you need to fast before getting a lipid profile test done?

9 - 12 hours

A simple blood cholesterol test (also known as a lipid profile), performed after fasting for 9-12 hours, can determine your triglyceride level.



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With each step you take, how much force do your knees and hips experience?

2-4 times your body weight

Every time you take a step, the force on your knees and hips equals two to three times your body weight! Climbing down steps will increase the pressure on your knees and hips by six-fold—that's 900 pounds of pressure for a person who weights just 150 pounds. Your risk of developing osteoarthritis generally increases with the amount of weight that your joints have to bear. Once osteoarthritis has developed, being overweight exacerbates the condition. Your SparkDiet can help you lose the extra pounds safely and permanently.



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