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4/10/11 10:26 A

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1. True or false: Fish that live in warm, sunny waters contain more Omega-3's. False
2. Which of the following "menu words" signals the lightest menu item? Poached.
3. True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease. False.
4. True or False: People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin. False.
5. True or False: Strength Training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout. True.

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4/9/11 10:37 A

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1. Related to exercise, what does the term "blood pooling" refer to? The collection of blood in the extremities.
2. True or False: Vitamin C is only found in fruits. False.
3. True or False: Very slow weight loss is not beneficial in the long run. False.

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4/8/11 2:29 P

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1. Which of the following ingredients is a sign that a food product is made with 100% whole wheat? None of the above.
2. True or False: Research shows that both green AND black teas contain heart-healthy protecting antioxidants. True.
3. True or False: Women need more calcium than men do. False.
4. True or False: Even if you eat healthy and exercise regularly, your cholesterol levels are more likely to be elevated if you are overweight. True.

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4/7/11 9:22 A

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1. Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure? A high intake of calcium.
2. Which of the following conditions may lead to IBS? All of the above (Bacterial infection, Celiac disease, Jaw pain, Fibromyalgia).
3. True or False: Because they are high in cholesterol, eggs, especially the yolks, should be avoided at all costs. False.
4. Your resting heart rate is a good indicator of what? Your fitness level.

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4/6/11 9:32 A

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1. True or False: Women should lift light weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up. False.
2. True or False: Wearing a heart rate monitor is the best way a person with high blood pressure can measure their exercise intensity. False.
3. How many types of diabetes are there? Three.

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4/5/11 9:58 A

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1. How accurate are "skinfold" body fat tests that use callipers? 98% accurate.
2. What causes the common cold? Exposure to a virus.
3. True or False: Britain's Earl of the Sandwich invented the sandwich. True.
4. Which of the following statements about sugar alcohols is FALSE? They contain 1/8 the calories that sugar does.

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4/4/11 9:50 A

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1. You logged extra time on the treadmill this morning and weighed yourself after. The scale dropped 2 pounds. Why? You lost 2 pounds of water from sweating.
2. Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy on your mashed potatoes to save...30 calories.
3. True or False: Obesity may prevent the immune system from functioning properly. True.
4. True or False: People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms. True.

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4/3/11 10:21 A

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1. How many pounds of calcium are n the average adult body? 2-3 pounds.
2. True or False: Quitting smoking can make you irritable due to a drop in serotonin levels. True.
3. True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite. False.
4. True or False: Your body needs an adequate amount of carbohydrates to be able to burn fat. True.

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4/2/11 9:16 A

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1. Which of the following high-fat foods is a source of heart-healthy fats? Peanut butter.
2. Which of the following foods is highest in antioxidants? Raspberries.
3. True or False: Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. False.
4. True or False: Health problems such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and depression are UNRELATED to the amount and quality of a person's sleep. False.

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4/1/11 9:59 A

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1. The blood pressure-lowering benefits of exercise can be observed how soon after starting a workout program? Within hours.
2. True or False: Everything you eat after 7 p.m. is more likely to be stored as fat. False.
3. True or False: Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body. False.

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3/31/11 9:14 A

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1. What kind of resistance do dumbbells provide? Fixed resistance.
2. Individuals who do not absorb vitamin B-12 properly might have what condition? Pernicious anemia.
3. True or False: BMI estimates your body fat percentage. False.
4. True or False:
Whole grain" is the same thing as "whole wheat". False.

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3/30/11 10:39 A

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1. True or False: Besides foods fortified with calcium, you can only get calcium from dairy foods like milk and yogurt. False.
2. Approximately how many varieties of tea are there? 3,000.
3. How much dietary cholesterol should you consume from foods each day? Less than 300 milligrams.

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3/29/11 8:15 A

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1. What percentage of women have cellulite? 90%.
2. Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis? A, B, C and D only (Flaxseeds, Pumpkin seeds, Hempseeds and Salmon).
3. What is the "valsalva maneuver"? A breathing problem.

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3/28/11 10:26 A

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1. If your friend becomes obese, your chance of becoming obese, too, increases by how much? 57%.
2. Insulin resistance occurs in the early stages of type 2 diabetes. What does insulin resistance mean? The body's cells don't use insulin properly.
3. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of seasonal allergies? Body aches.
4. What type of stretching should always be avoided. Ballistic stretching.

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3/27/11 10:19 A

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1. True or False: Eventually, depression will go away by itself. False.
2. Which 3-oz. box of candy from a movie theater contains the fewest total calories? Sno Caps.
3. Which of the following foods contain all 9 essential amino acids? All of the above (Meat, Eggs, Fish, Poultry, Milk, Cheese, and Soybeans).
4. True or False: Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat. True.
5. What BMI (body mass index) range is considered healthy? 18.5-24.9.
6. Can food labels that list "0" trans fats actually contain some trans fats? Yes.

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3/26/11 10:21 A

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1. True or False: Soybeans can contain more Omega-3's than certain types of fish. True.
2. Most exercisers lose how many cups of fluid (sweat) per hour of moderate exercise? 4 cups.
3. True or False: Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol. False.

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3/25/11 9:20 A

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1. To build strength, your muscles must work _ than they are used to. Harder.
2. True or False: "Natural" is synonymous with "organic" when it comes to food. False.
3. True or False: Eating healthier and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication. False.
4. True or False: Depression can be life-threatening. True.

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3/24/11 9:10 A

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1. Which conventionally grown vegetable tend to be HIGHEST in pesticide residue? Celery.
2. Darker colored honey is...Richer in antioxidants.
3. Which of the following vitamins is water-soluble? Vitamin B-12.
4. 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.

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3/23/11 9:30 A

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1. True or False: Research shows that you are more likely to receive accurate weight loss advice on high-activity message boards like SparkPeople's. True.
2. True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play a significant role in your body; it's just bad for you. False.
3. How many different nutrients does your body need each day? 45.

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3/22/11 8:57 A

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1. True or False: Even if you are at a healthy weight, your risk for developing hypertension is greater if you do not exercise regularly. True.
2. True or False: Walking provides enough impact to strengthen bones and decrease one's risk of osteoporosis. True.
3. Which food naturally contains vitamin D? Fish.
4. What common food source is usually fortified with vitamin D? Milk.
5. True or False: Breastfeeding longer than six months INCREASES a child's risk of developing allergies. False.

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3/21/11 9:16 A

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1. True or False: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. False.
2. True or False: Sensitivities to specific allergens (such as pollen) are inherited. False.
3. True or False: Some medications can affect your heart rate during exercise. True.
4. If you consume a late-night meal and then go to bed without exercising, what happens to the food you eat? It is metabolized the same way as if you ate earlier in the day.

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3/20/11 10:47 A

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1. True or False: If people only ate healthful foods like fruits and vegetables they would never gain weight. False.
2. What are the 4 fat-soluble vitamins? Vitamins A, D, E and K.
3. Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from? Stored carbohydrates and fat.

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3/19/11 6:03 P

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1. For optimum health, adults should consume fewer than _ mg of cholesterol each day. 300.
2. 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%.
3. How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)? 1/2 cup.

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3/18/11 9:32 A

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1. How many aerobic (cardio) exercise sessions should you aim for each week? At least 3.
2. According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? Unsweetened cocoa powder.
3. True or False: Daytime sleepiness always means a person isn't getting enough sleep. False.

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3/17/11 9:18 A

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1. According to research studies, which of the following strategies could help you burn more calories than the other? Running before strength training.
2. True or False: Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold. True.
3. True or False: Exercising will prevent cellulite. False.

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3/16/11 9:16 A

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1 Combining frozen fruit and sugar will give you what frozen dessert? Sorbet.
2. People who smoke need twice as much of what vitamin? Vitamin C.
3. Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? 50,000.
4. True or False: Stretching can cause injury. True.
5. Which type of food can be stored as body fat? All of the above (Carbohydrates, Fat, and Protein).
6. True or False: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. True.

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3/15/11 9:09 A

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1. A Body Mass Index (BMI) under _ is considered underweight. 18.5.
2. Which chronic condition is mostly commonly called the "silent killer" because it often presents with no symptoms? High blood pressure.
3. True or False: Taking (or eating) extra vitamin B-12 can boost your energy levels. False.
4. _ is the painful sensation or state of weakness cause the need of food. Hunger.

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3/14/11 9:13 A

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1. If you made chocolate chip cookies with half the chips called for in the recipe, how many calories would you save per cookie? 22.
2. Which of the following people is most likely to develop high blood pressure? A 75-year-old woman.
3. True or False: If you don't have allergies by the time you're 30, you won't develop them later in life. False.
4. True or False: Too much iron can be toxic. True.

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3/13/11 10:03 A

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1. How high should you elevate your heart rate during an aerobic (cardio) workout? Between 60% and 85%.
2. What do all three types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational) have in common? They result in high levels of glucose in the bloodstream.
3. How many calories are equal to one pound of body fat? 3,500.
4. According to the glycemic index, people should eat more foods that have...A low glycemic level.

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3/12/11 9:48 A

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1. True or False: Depression is a normal part of life. False.
2. What is systolic blood pressure? Both A and C (Pressure created when the heart contracts and The top number in a blood pressure reading).
3. To make refined or bleached "white flour", what part of the wheat kernel is removed? A and B only (The wheat bran and The wheat germ).
4. True or False: Oats are naturally gluten-free. True.
5. True or False: Snoring can be a symptom of sleep apnea. True.

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3/11/11 8:31 A

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1. Who is most likely to experience osteoarthritis? A woman over 65.
2. True or False: Most people with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes. True.
3. True or False: If you're not active or exercising after eating a meal or snack, the food you eat will turn into body fat. False.

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3/10/11 8:27 A

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1. True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease. False.
2. The formula 220-age measures what? MHR.
3. By skipping 4 oz. of sweet potato casserole and choosing 1/2 cup of baked sweet potato instead, how many calories will you save? 154.
4. True or False: A person with a chronic condition should always get clearance from a doctor before starting an exercise program. True.

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3/9/11 9:33 A

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1. Related to exercise, what does the term "blood pooling" refer to? The collection of blood in the extremities.
2. True or False: Alcohol is metabolized DIFFERENTLY than other foods and beverages. True.
3. Where is most of the bodyís serotonin located? In the gastrointestinal tract.

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3/8/11 9:43 A

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1. After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most? Carbohydrates.
2. True or False: You should exercise in the "fat burning zone" (low intensity, long duration) to lose the most weight. False.
3. True or False: Iron is only found in red meat. False.

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3/7/11 9:11 A

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1. Who is more likely to develop high blood pressure? It depends on the person's age.
2. Who is most likely to experience IBS? Women.
3. Men who exercise for 1 hour, 5 times per week can reduce their risk of stroke by how much? Half.
4. In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be: None of the above.
5. Increased thirst and urination, coupled with fatigue and weight loss could be symptoms of what condition? Type 2 diabetes.

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3/6/11 9:59 A

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1. True or False: Brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value. True.
2. True or False: One ounce of dark chocolate contains as much caffeine as an 8-ounce cup of coffee. False.
3. True or False: The same two bacteria cultures are used to make all yogurts. True.
4. Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? Diarrhea.
5. What is the best way to prevent the flu? Get a flu shot.

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3/5/11 9:54 A

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1. Which of the following best describes calisthenics? Body weight exercises.
2. True or False: Flaxseeds contain more Omega-3 fatty acids per weight than salmon. True.
3. True or False: Wearing a heart rate monitor is the best way a person with high blood pressure can measure their exercise intensity. False.
4. How much water should you drink during a workout? 8 ounces every 15-20 minutes.

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3/4/11 8:51 A

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1. Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches? McDonald's Kiddie Cone.
2. _ GRAMS of sugar listed on a nutrition label is equal to 1 teaspoon of sugar. 4.
3. How many colds does the average adult catch each year? 2-4.

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1. True or False: A woman who is breastfeeding should get clearance from her doctor before starting an exercise program. True.
2. Which of the following statements best describe the method for measuring your resting heart rate? All of the above (You should measure your radial or carotid pulse, You should count for an entire minute for the most accurate measure, Check your heart rate before getting out of bed, Measure your heart rate three days in a row and average those numbers).
3. Beta-carotene is a form of which vitamin? Vitamin A.

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1. True or False: For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False.
2. True or False: There are many precautions you can take as an adult to prevent allergies from developing. False.
3. True or False: A middle-aged (or older) person who has never exercised before should get a doctor's clearance before starting a fitness program. True.

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1. True or False: Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans. False.
2. True or False: It's best to stat your strength-training workouts with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles. True.
3. Which of the following ground beef products tends to be the LEANEST? Ground round.

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2/28/11 9:47 A

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1. By dieting alone (not exercising), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? 25%.
2. Which of the following is an appropriate warm up? B and C only (Walking at a moderate pace for 5 minutes, Doing several lightweight repetitions of a strength training exercise).
3. True or False: Women should lift light weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up. False.

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2/27/11 10:44 A

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1. Which habit has NOT been proven to prevent type 2 diabetes? Consuming less sugar.
2. True or False: All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contains probiotics (live and active cultures). False.
3. How soon after working out should you eat? Within 30 minutes to 2 hours.
4. Wheat bran, whole grain, fruits and vegetables are good sources of which type of fiber? Insoluble.
5. True or False: SparkPeople's application for the iPhone and iPod Touch costs just $1.99. False.

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1. Which of the following can help reduce the length and severity of colds and flu? A, B, and C only (Eating dark green veggies, Drinking lots of water, Getting plenty of sleep).
2. True or False: After a hard workout, you should see weight loss almost immediately. False.
3. What does hypertension mean? High blood pressure.

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1. Besides building strong bones, what else does calcium do? All of the above (Helps the muscles contract, Helps your heart beat, Plays a role in nerve function, Helps blood to clot).
2. What level of serum (blood) cholesterol is considered healthy? Below 200 mg.dL.
3. True or False: Health problems such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and depression are UNRELATED to the amount and quality of a person's sleep. False.

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1. True or False: Your body needs sodium. True.
2. What is the "valsalva maneuver"? A breathing problem.
3. What is the most accurate method of measuring body fat percentage? Underwater weighing.
4. True or False: With proper treatment, osteoarthritis is curable. False.

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1. True or False: Vitamins contain calories. False.
2. 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.
3. True or False: Antidepressants are the most effective treatment for depression. False.

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1. Which nutrient is known as the sunshine vitamin? Vitamin D.
2. True or False: Antibiotics can treat a cold or the flu. False.
3. What is the name of the condition of an UNDERACTIVE thyroid? Hypothyroid.

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1. True or False: When you get sick, you should "feed a cold and starve a fever" to recover sooner. False.
2. Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT: Vitamin C.
3. How many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-oz can of soda contain? 10.

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1. True or False: Soluble and insoluble fiber have the same functions and benefits. False.
2. True or False: Vitamin C is only found in fruits. False.
3. True or False: Women need more calcium than men do. False.

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