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11/28/14 12:48 A

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Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows?


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The joints of the fingers, spine, hips and knees, are most often affected by osteoarthritis, but symptoms (pain, stiffness, swelling and tenderness) can also occur in the shoulders, elbows, wrists and ankles.

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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.

**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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11/26/14 4:51 P

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The hormonal changes of menopause help protect women against cardiovascular disease?


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Before menopause, women have lower rates of cardiovascular disease than men, in part because of their higher levels of estrogen. After menopause, however, the rate of heart disease in women continues to rise. Women who are 65 and older will experience heart disease equally as often as men of their same age. Get the facts about heart disease in women.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/26/14 4:46 P

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Which type of food can be stored as body fat?


A - Carbohydrates
B - Fat
C - Protein
A and B only
emoticon All Of The Above




Put simply, too much of any type of food can result in weight gain.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/26/14 4:38 P

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How often should you strength train with each major muscle group?


Once a week
4-5 times a week
Every day
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Aim to train each muscle group at least two times per week, and up to three if you have the time or are more advanced. One day per week may help you maintain your current level of strength, but it will not be enough to build muscle. It is important to rest 1-2 days in between working out the same muscle(s). Rest days give the muscles time to repair themselves from small tears that occur during strength training, and this is how you get stronger. Check out SparkPeople's Reference Guide to Strength Training for more.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/25/14 10:24 P

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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!

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/25/14 10:19 P

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An HDL ("good" cholesterol) level of __________has been linked to lower disease risks and protection against heart disease for both men and women?


30 mg/dL
40 mg/dL
50 mg/dL
emoticon 60 mg/dL






According to the American Heart Association, men should aim for HDL levels of 40 mg/dL or greater, and women should aim higher than 50 mg/dL. Levels of 60 mg/dL or more for both genders have been linked to lower disease risks and protection against heart disease.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/25/14 6:04 P

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It's better to squeeze out one more repetition, even with bad form, to really fatigue your muscles?


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Bad form is never a good idea. The only thing this will accomplish is increasing your risk of injury. Your goal should be to stop after the last repetition you can do in good form--that means without using momentum or body contortions to move the weight. A little muscle trembling or shakiness is OK, but don't go beyond that.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 11:22 P

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Sweating during exercise causes acne?


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Sweat in itself neither fights acne nor causes it; but the increased blood flow, unclogging of pores from sweating, and stress reduction that result from exercise may all benefit the acne sufferer, says the Children’s Hospital of Colorado (CHC).

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 11:06 P

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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.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 10:57 P

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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.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 10:51 P

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Ramping up your B-12 and folate (folic acid) intake can help cure a bad mood?


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Scientists believe that B-12 and folate help the body produce a neurotransmitter called serotonin—a known mood stabilizer. Shellfish, fortified cereal, oatmeal, wheat germ, and vegetables are some of the many foods rich in these nutrients.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 7:48 P

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Antidepressants are the only effective treatment for depression?


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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 certain cases of depression. 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 your needs.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 7:32 P

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Very slow weight loss is not beneficial in the long run?


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The SparkPeople program is set up to help you safely lose between half a pound and two pounds per week. Studies show that individuals who rapidly lose weight are more likely to gain it back, while those who lost weight slowly are more likely to keep it off long term. So if you’ve lost a few pounds this month—excellent! Don’t discount that because you see someone on T.V. losing 15 pounds in two weeks.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/23/14 7:22 P

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What blood pressure reading is considered optimal?


140/60
130/90
100/85
emoticon 120/80



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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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.

**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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11/22/14 11:33 P

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Your body needs cholesterol to be healthy?


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Cholesterol is a building block of body cells and hormones. It makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high cholesterol, including artery blockage and heart disease, are well-documented. Other studies suggest that very low cholesterol levels can also be harmful and dangerous. The key seems to be making sure your body has enough--but not too much. Read "What is Cholesterol?" to learn more.

Edited by: LJCANNON at: 11/23/2014 (00:14)
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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.

**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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11/22/14 11:25 P

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Exercising regularly can increase the size of the hippocampus region of the brain?


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A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that regular sweat sessions can increase the size of a region of the brain called the hippocampus--a part of the brain that begins to decline around age 30 in most adults. The hippocampus is tucked deep in the brain and plays an important role in learning and memory. According to researchers, a larger hippocampus is associated with better performance on spatial reasoning and other cognitive tasks.

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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.

**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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11/22/14 11:11 P

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Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts?


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The recommended amount of calcium for male and female adults, ages 19-50, is 1,000 milligrams daily. The amount increases to 1,200 milligrams daily for those over age 51.

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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.

**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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11/22/14 12:22 A

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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.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/21/14 11:36 P

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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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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.

**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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11/21/14 11:30 P

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What does hypertension mean?


High cholesterol
Low cholesterol
High stress
Low stress
Low blood pressure
High sensitivity
Low sensitivity
emoticon High Blood Pressure



Hypertension means high blood pressure.

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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.

**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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11/18/14 4:09 P

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Which types of nutrients provide energy for the body?


A - Carbohydrates
B - Fats
C - Proteins
D - Vitamins
E - Minerals
All of the above
emoticon A, B, and C only





Only carbohydrates, fats and proteins provide energy, in the form of calories, to the 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.

**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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11/18/14 4:00 P

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Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving?


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






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.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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The only way your body can store energy from food is in the form of body fat?


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Your body can store energy from food for future use in two ways: 1) as fat and 2) as muscle fuel (called glycogen). Its first priority is to fill its glycogen tanks, because glycogen is the body's primary source of energy for physical activity. Once your glycogen stores are filled and the rest of the body's energy needs are covered, all the extra energy from your food will be stored as body fat.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/16/14 11:32 P

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Myth or Fact: It's best to start your workout with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles?


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Fact


If you work out the smaller muscles first, they'll be too tired to help out when you're lifting heavier weights to train your larger muscles. So do the "heavy lifting" first, and finish off with the smaller muscles.

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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.

**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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11/16/14 11:18 P

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Myth or Fact: It's better to squeeze out one more repetition, even with bad form, to really fatigue your muscles?


emoticon Myth
Fact



Bad form is never a good idea. The only thing this will accomplish is increasing your risk of injury. Your goal should be to stop after the last repetition you can do in good form--that means without using momentum or body contortions to move the weight. A little muscle trembling or shakiness is OK, but don't go beyond that.

Jeannie
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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.

**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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11/16/14 11:15 P

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Myth or Fact: Doing cardio exercise can prevent you from building muscle mass?


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Explanation:
Doing too much cardio exercise can make it harder to build muscle mass, but the right amount of the right kind of cardio can help your efforts. Moderate to high intensity cardio exercise that goes on for more than 45-60 minutes can force your body to break down more muscle tissue to get fuel for your exercise. So, doing over 45 minutes of cardio and strength training during the same workout session can potentially cancel out the benefits of your strength training. However, it's fine to combine strength training with short (15-20 minute) bouts of very high intensity cardio, especially high intensity interval training, which can help enhance your muscle building efforts. Save your longer cardio sessions for days when you don't do strength training. Learn more about the complexity of losing weight and building muscle at the same time.

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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.

**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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Myth or Fact: If you do circuit training, then you don't need to do cardio separately?


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Circuit training involves moving quickly from one strength exercise to the next, with very little rest in between, to keep your heart rate elevated. But circuit training alone can't be your sole means of "cardio," which requires you to use large muscles in a rhythmic movement for an extended period of time. Strength training doesn't provide all of the same benefits as cardio, even if your heart rate is up.

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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.

**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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Myth or Fact: The best way to tone your muscles without bulking up is to perform many repetitions with lighter weights?


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There is no such thing as "toning" a muscle. You can strengthen a muscle by "overloading" it during strength training, and you can build its endurance with cardio exercise. Simply moving a muscle against resistance 25 or 50 times without fatiguing it doesn't accomplish either goal.

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For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger?


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The amount of force a muscle can generate depends not just on the size of the muscle fibers but also on the number of fibers that can be activated and used. Each time you challenge your muscles to do more than they usually do, they learn to use more of your existing muscle fibers. Muscle fibers won't start getting bigger until after you reach the point where you're activating most of them--and you can gain a lot of strength before you get to that point.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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Which of the following vegetables is in season during the winter?


Porcini mushrooms
Kale
Zucchini
Leeks
emoticon Answers 2 and 4






Kale and leeks are both in season during the winter. Porcini mushrooms and zucchini are in season during the summer.

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

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What is systolic blood pressure?


A - Pressure created when the heart contracts
B - Pressure created when the heart relaxes
C - The top number in a blood pressure reading
D - The bottom number in a blood pressure reading

Both B and D
Both A and D
Both B and C
emoticon Both A & C


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.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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"Natural" is synonymous with "organic" when it comes to food?


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The word "natural" is not regulated by the FDA and therefore is very misleading. Sure "natural" brings to mind thoughts of fresh, minimally processed and healthy food, but it means nothing about a food's nutritional content, ingredients, processing, safety, or health effects. Organic, on the other hand, is a regulated term referring to the way a food was grown or raised--without synthetic fertilizers, hormones or antibiotics, for example.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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What percentage of women have cellulite?


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100%
emoticon 90%



Overall, over 90% of women have cellulite.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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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.

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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Ramping up your B-12 and folate (folic acid) intake can help cure a bad mood?


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Scientists believe that B-12 and folate help the body produce a neurotransmitter called serotonin—a known mood stabilizer. Shellfish, fortified cereal, oatmeal, wheat germ, and vegetables are some of the many foods rich in these nutrients.

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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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Stretching can cause injury?


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Flexibility training is broadly accepted as a way to increase joint mobility. The goal of stretching is to optimize joint mobility while maintaining joint stability. Although research has shown that different stretching methods will improve joint flexibility, it should be noted that inappropriate stretching can cause injury.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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Vitamins A, D, E, and K are:


Water-soluble vitamins
Fat-soluble vitamins
Sugar-soluble vitamins
Acid-soluble vitamins
emoticon Fat Soluble



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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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

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When exercising with high blood pressure, what is the best advice to follow?


Always talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program
Start out slowly, making gradual increases and listening to your body
Never hold your breath
Use measures other than heart rate to monitor your exercise intensity
emoticon All of the above




When you have high blood pressure, listening to your body is important. Always talk to your doctor first. Your top priority is to neutralize the threat of blood pressure before you push yourself toward more dramatic exercise goals. Frequency (number of exercise sessions per week) is more important than intensity.

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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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Bed rest is the best treatment for back pain?


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

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

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Which of the following can increase the risk of getting a migraine while exercising?


Exercising at a high intensity
Quickly increasing your level of exercise intensity
Becoming dehydrated
emoticon All of the above




Regular exercise can help prevent chronic illness, boost your mood and lengthen your lifespan, among a host of other benefits. But while consistent sweat sessions are great for you, they can also trigger head pain if you've increased your workout intensity quickly, worked very intensely or become dehydrated. Overall, regular exercise has been shown to help diminish recurrent headaches, so don't limit your trips to the gym. Instead, keep an eye on your fluid intake, especially when increasing the length or intensity of your sessions.

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

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


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30 minutes
40 minutes
emoticon 20 Minutes




It takes the stomach about 20 minutes to realize that it is full, which is why experts recommend that we eat slowly. Put your fork down between bites to avoid overeating.

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

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


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

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


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

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

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Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito?


emoticon McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese
Chipotle Chicken Burrito (tortilla, rice, chicken, tomato salsa, lettuce, and cheese)





Surprised? While the Quarter Pounder isn't exactly a diet food, with 520 calories and 26 grams of fat, it is much lower in calories AND fat than a Chipotle burrito. The burrito described above commands a whopping 775 calories and 28 grams of fat! Add sour cream (110 calories), beans (130 calories), and guacamole (170) calories, and you've eaten more calories (1,185) than a lot of people eat in an entire day. Next time, make your burrito healthier by swapping the meat for beans, putting it in a bowl (instead of a tortilla), and loading up on flavorful salsa instead of cheese, sour cream, and guacamole. You'll save about 500 calories.

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

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To help relieve some of the discomfort of hot flashes, a woman can:


A - Begin hormone replacement therapy at the onset of perimenopause
B - Limit caffeine intake
C - Take ice baths or cold showers daily
D - Wear layers of clothing
All of the above
None of the above
B and D only
emoticon A, B and D only





Hot flashes are common in most women during perimenopause, menopause, and even the post-menopausal years. More than three cups of coffee or caffeinated beverages per day, or less if you are particularly sensitive, can aggravate hot flashes. Wearing layers of clothing is recommended to help you cool off quickly during a hot flash and warm up if you get chilled after one. Layering blankets on your bed may help if you are experiencing hot flashes at night. While hormone replacement therapy can help relieve hot flashes, it isn't routinely recommended for menopause symptoms since it does carry other risks; talk to your doctor about its pros and cons to decide if it's right for you.

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

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What are the 4 fat-soluble vitamins?


Vitamins A, B, C and D
Vitamins A, B-12, D and E
Vitamins A, D, E and F
emoticon Vitamins A, D, E, and K



Four vitamins are fat-soluble: A, D, E, and K. Fat-soluble vitamins dissolve in fat. To be carried in your bloodstream and throughout your body, they must be attached to body chemicals made of lipids or fat. Your body is able to store these fat-soluble vitamins in body fat. Getting a new supply each day is not essential. Harmful, toxic levels of the fat-soluble vitamins can occur when excess amounts are consumed on a regular basis, usually from supplements.

Edited by: LJCANNON at: 11/8/2014 (00:08)
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Some medications can affect your heart rate during exercise?


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False


Some medications (such as beta-blockers) can affect your heart rate during exercise. An exerciser taking beta-blockers may be working at a high intensity but might never reach her target heart rate. Therefore, people on medications that affect heart rate should not measure workout intensity by counting their heart rate.


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Garlic is a good source of:


emoticon Vitamin C, Selenium, and Magnesium
Vitamins A, E, and B12
Vitamin D and potassium
Vitamin K, copper, and zinc
None of the above



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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When participating in regular exercise, you should always take 1-2 rest days per week to repair your muscles?


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Recovery is the time your body uses to adapt to the stresses you've put on it, as well as repair tissues that were damaged during your workouts. If you avoid rest days and don't give your muscles and joints a chance to recover, you'll continue to break the body down instead of making it stronger. A good rule of thumb is to allow for 1-2 rest days per week. This doesn't mean you have to sit on the couch all day and do nothing. It's OK to do some light activity, like go for a walk or do an easy yoga session. But your activity shouldn't be intense or challenging. Your body needs the time to rest and repair.

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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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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.

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


emoticon A low glycemic index
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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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~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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Appetite and hunger are one in the same?


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Appetite is not the same thing as hunger; it actually refers to an interest in food. It's often said that someone's appetite can override their hunger and fullness. When some people feel stressed, they could lose their appetite and choose to ignore feelings of hunger. (Others respond the opposite way, eating in response to stress or negative emotions despite a lack of hunger or strong feelings of fullness.) And how many times have you sat down to a delicious meal and continued eating even though you were experiencing sensations of fullness? That, too, is an example of appetite overriding the signals from your body. As you start becoming more aware of hunger signals, do not confuse appetite with physical signs of hunger.

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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.

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


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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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~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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How many cups of popcorn does a large tub from a movie theatre usually contain?


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emoticon 20 Cups



On average, a large popcorn (which contains 20 cups) boasts a mind-boggling 100 grams of fat—the equivalent of more than six fast food hamburgers. With about 1,300 calories, that large popcorn packs almost a full day’s supply of calories for the average dieter.

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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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Everything you eat after 7 p.m. is more likely to be stored as fat?


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It's a myth that eating late will make you gain weight. Your body doesn't know what time it is when you eat, and it metabolizes all calories the same way, regardless of the time of day they are eaten. There is no real concern with eating late or close to bedtime, unless you find it disrupts your sleep or makes you feel a sick when you lie down to go to bed.

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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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It's important to maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule each day, including weekends.


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Your sleep-wake cycle is regulated by a "circadian clock" in your brain and the body's need to balance both sleep time and wake time. A regular waking time in the morning strengthens the circadian function and can help with sleep onset at night. That is also why it is important to keep a regular bedtime and wake time, even on the weekends when there is the temptation to sleep in.

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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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On average, women in the United States experience menopause at what age?


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emoticon 51



Most women in the United States go through menopause around the age of 51, although a small number will experience menopause as early as age 40 or in their late 50’s. Menopause rarely occurs after age 60. Menopause that is diagnosed before age 40 is considered to be abnormal or "premature menopause."

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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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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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~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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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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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.

**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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Darker colored honey is...


emoticon Richer In Antioxidants
Higher in calories
Sweeter
Less nutritious
Older






Generally, the highest levels of antioxidants come from the darkest colored honey.

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

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Depression can occur when other areas of your life are going well?


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People can experience depression even when life is going well. While depression can be triggered by unfortunate life events, that is not always the case.

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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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How many aerobic (cardio) exercise sessions should you aim for each week?


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When it comes to cardio, aim for a minimum of 3 days per week with no more than 2 days between sessions. Gradually work your way up to 5 or 6 days per week. Frequency is especially important when it comes to weight loss. The more you exercise, the more calories you will burn. But don't forget the importance of rest and recovery. Give yourself at least 1 to 2 days off each week. SparkPeople's Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise explains everything you need to know about cardio.

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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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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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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.

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


Within hours
Within 1 day
Within 2 days
Within 1 week
Within 1 month
Within 2 months
Within 1 year
emoticon 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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~Give Your Fears To God .... And Watch Him Step On Them.

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

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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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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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How many calories per gram does alcohol contain?


emoticon 7 Calories per Gram
6 calories per gram
8 calories per gram
9 calories per gram
10 calories per gram






[Alcohol] is high in calories, second only to fat in calories per gram (fat has 9 calories per gram; alcohol has 7). If you drink alcoholic beverages regularly, they can contribute a lot of calories to your diet, which can slow or stop weight loss, and promote weight gain. To limit the effect of alcohol on your weight, drink alcohol in moderation (defined above) or only on occasion.

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


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emoticon 15 Minutes




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

**APRIL 3 ~ NATIONAL WALKING DAY

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What is the "golden rule" for weight loss?


Macronutrients must be in perfect balance
You must exercise 60 minutes per day, 7 days a week
You must drink 2 gallons of water per day
You must drink green tea with every meal
emoticon Calories Out Must Exceed Calories In




"Calories in vs. calories out" is the golden rule for effective weight loss. To lose weight, a person must eat fewer calories than he or she burns. For more information, click here.

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

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BMI is the most accurate way to determine a person's degree of obesity.

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BMI is a quick and easy way to determine if your weight is appropriate for your height. It's just a general measure (and isn’t always accurate for everyone).


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


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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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~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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Fresh juice is a good source of fiber?


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Drinking the juice of fruits and vegetables means consuming their water and much of their vitamin and mineral content; however, the pulp, or fiber, which also has many health benefits, is removed.

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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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~~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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