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7/13/14 9:10 A

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1. After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how many pounds of muscle per year (on average)? 1 pound.
2. _ GRAMS of sugar listed on a nutrition label is equal to 1 teaspoon of sugar. 4.
3. A woman is said to be in menopause when: She has gone for one full year without experiencing a menstrual period.
4. 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.
5. True or False: Caffeine has been found to aid significantly in weight loss. False.

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7/12/14 3:41 P

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1) If you don't have allergies by the time you're 30, you won't develop them later in life. False
2) Exercise can be just as effective in treating depression as antidepressant medications are. True
3) If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. True


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7/12/14 10:12 A

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True or False: People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin.
False

Compared to regular ice cream, gelato has...
less air

True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease.
False

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1. True or False: Sunscreen helps block your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. True.
2. True or False: Too much iron can be toxic. True.
3. True or False: Eating and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication. False.

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7/11/14 5:25 P

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People who smoke need twice as much of what vitamin?
Vitamin C

Which of the following vegetables is in season during the winter?
Answer 2 and 4 (Kale and Leeks)

True or False: Glucose is the only source of energy used by the brain.
True

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1) Darker colored honey is... Richer in antioxidants.
2) What percentage of women have cellulite? 90%
3) It's normal for people to become depressed as they get older. False

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1. Which of the following ingredients is a sweetener with no calories? Sucralose.
2. True or False: As long as you're working hard, you don't need to change your workout routine. False.
3. Which of the following high-fat foods is a source of heart-healthy fats? Peanut butter.
4. With each step you take, how much force do your knees and hips experience 2-4 times your body weight.

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7/10/14 7:07 P

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1) For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False
2) Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol. False
3) Sweating during exercise causes acne. False


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How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?
1/2 cup

True or False: Wearing a heart rate monitor is the best way a person with high blood pressure can measure their exercise intensity.
False

What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?
An antioxidant

True or False: Cellulite is a special type of fat.
False

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1. 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, and Check your heart rate three days in a row and average those numbers).
2. True or False: Glucose is the only source of energy used by the brain. True.
3. In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be: None of the above.
4. By dieting alone (not exercising), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? 25%.
5. How many calories does a single gram of carbohydrate provide? 4 calories.

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7/9/14 10:43 A

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True or False: Exercise can be just as effective in treating depression as antidepressant medications are.
True

Which of the following vitamins is water-soluble?
Vitamin B-12

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

True or False: Obesity may prevent the immune system from functioning properly.
True

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7/8/14 4:27 P

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True or False: By adding exercise to your weight loss program, you'll be able to eat more calories and still lose weight.
True

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

How many calories per gram does alcohol contain?
7 calories per gram

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7/8/14 1:40 A

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1) The key to developing muscle strength is to create tension within a muscle. True.
2) Cold and flu season is in full swing! To stop germs from spreading, how long should you wash your hands at each session? 20 seconds
3) All types of chocolate provide health benefits. false


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Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure?
A high intake of calcium

Who is most likely to experience IBS?
Women

Beta-carotene is a form of which vitamin?
Vitamin A

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1) Too much calcium intake can lead to problems. True
2). Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. true and I got it wrong
3). What equation determines whether your weight is appropriate for your height? BMI
4). Which of the following conditions may lead to IBS? All of the above

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7/6/14 9:21 P

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True or False: All grains and grain-based foods contain gluten.
False

Darker colored honey is...
Richer in antioxidants

True or False: It's best to start your strength-training workouts with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles.
True

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7/5/14 11:00 P

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True or False: Your body needs cholesterol to be healthy.
True

In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be:
None of the above

___ is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food.
Hunger

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7/5/14 6:02 A

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1) Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT Vitamin C
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) What symptoms might indicate you have the flu as opposed to a cold? All of the above


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

Which habit has NOT been proven to prevent type 2 diabetes?
Consuming less sugar

What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest?
15%

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1) What percentage of antioxidants does olive oil lose after 6 months of storage? 40%
2) Rewarding yourself for completing certain goals each week is an example of: An incentive system.
3) Line up these 5 homemade pies in order of most to least calories per slice (highest to lowest calories). Pecan pie, cherry pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie.


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A whole-grain wheat kernel contains 3 parts. What are they called?
Bran, germ and endosperm

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

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1) For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False
2) If you made chocolate chip cookies with half the chips called for in the recipe, how many calories would you save per cookie? 22
3) What does the 'glycemic index' rank? Carbohydrate-containing foods


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1) Removing the skin from a butter-basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories. False
2) Cooking food in cast iron cookware can add iron to your food. True.
3) Appetite and hunger are one in the same. False

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1) What is the leading cause of death in the United States? Heart disease
2) Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program. True
3) To lose body fat, it doesn’t matter what you eat as long as you stay within your calorie range. False

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True or False: Vitamins contain calories.
False

What is blood pressure?
How much force blood creates against artery walls

What is the leading cause of death in the United States?
Heart disease

Which of the following contributes to good heart health?
All of the above (Brushing and flossing your teeth, Drinking green tea and eating dark chocolate, Decrease your negativity and increase your positivity, Adopting a pet)

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True or False: Walking provides enough impact to strengthen bones and decrease one's risk of osteoporosis.
True

True or False: Strength training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout.
True
True or False: Heart disease is the result of a combination of uncontrollable and controllable risk factors.
True

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1) Garlic is a good source of: Vitamin C, selenium, and magnesium
2) Untreated depression can lead to a weakened immune system. True
3) Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans. False


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What is the most accurate method of measuring body fat percentage?
Underwater weighing

True or False: Catching up on sleep can trigger migraines.
True

About ____% of the calories you consume post-workout should come from fat.
15%

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1. What is blood pressure? How much force blood creates against artery walls.
2. True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play a significant role in your body; it's just bad for you. False.
3. If your friend becomes obese, your chance of becoming obese too, increases by how much? 57%.
4. What do all three types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational) have in common? They result in high levels of glucose in the bloodstream.

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1) How many calories are equal to one pound of body fat? 3500
2) How many cups of popcorn does a large tub from a movie theatre usually contain? 20
3) What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? 15%

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How many different nutrients does your body need each day?
45

True or False: Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold.
True

Rewarding yourself for completing certain goals each week is an example of:
an incentive system

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1. How many aerobic (cardio) exercise sessions should you aim for each week? At least 3.
2. Which has fewer calories - the burger or the burrito? McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
3. Increased thirst and urination, coupled with fatigue and weight loss could be symptoms of what condition? Type 2 diabetes.

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1) To help relieve some of the discomfort of hot flashes, a woman can A, B and D only
2) Ramping up your B-12 and folate (folic acid) intake can help cure a bad mood. True
3) Exercising on an empty stomach, such as first thing in the morning, will help your body burn more fat. False


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True or False: Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
False

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

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

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1. One 5-Hour Energy drink contains 157 milligrams of caffeine. What is the recommended daily limit for adult caffeine intake? No more than 400 milligrams per day.
2. Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT: Vitamin C.
3. How much calcium do adults between the ages of 19 and 50 need each day? 1,000.
4. True or False: The same two bacteria cultures are used to make all yogurts. True.
5. A thiamin (vitamin B-1) deficiency can lead to...Beriberi.
6. True or False: Exercising will prevent cellulite. False.

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1) Appetite and hunger are one in the same. False
2) Quitting smoking can make you irritable due to a drop in serotonin levels. True
3) Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? Diarrhea


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

Which of the following statements about alcohol's effects on blood sugar is correct?
Alcohol can both raise and lower blood sugar

True or False: Eating soup before your meal can help you consume fewer total calories during your meal.
True

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1. True or False: Lifting weights can also help strengthen your bones. True.
2. Which of the following actions can cause osteoarthritis to develop? All of the above (Heavy physical labor, Playing sports, Repeatedly injuring a joint, and/or A one-time joint injury).
3. True or False: Research shows that both green AND black teas contain heart-protecting antioxidants. True.

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1) Beta-carotene is a form of which vitamin Vitamin A
2) Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? 50,000
3) If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to? All of the above


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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: Eating soup before your meal can help you consume fewer total calories during your meal. True.
3. Which type of produce has the most vitamin C per serving? Red bell peppers.

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1) Eating a diet high in sugar can cause type 2 diabetes. False
2) Walking provides enough impact to strengthen bones and decrease one's risk of osteoporosis. True
3) Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? 50,000

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1. Which of the following contributes to good heart health? All of r=the above (Brushing and flossing your teeth, Drinking green tea and eating dark chocolate, Decrease your negativity and increase your positivity, and/or Adopting a pet).
2. Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from? Stored carbohydrates and fat.
3. For best results, how long should you hold a stretch? 15-3 seconds.

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Which of the following people is most likely to develop high blood pressure?
A 75-year old woman

What does the 'glycemic index' rank?
Carbohydrate-containing foods

True or False: Quitting smoking can make you irritable due to a drop in serotonin levels.
True

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1) Which of the following relaxation techniques will NOT help you get a better night's sleep? Watching TV
2) Because they are high in cholesterol, eggs, especially the yolks, should be avoided at all costs. False
3) Brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value. True


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1. True or False: If you don't have allergies by the time you're 30, you won't develop them later in life. False.
2. True or False: Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol. False.
3. How many types of carbohydrates are there? 3.

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Which drive-thru taco salad (with dressing) contains fewer calories?
Wendy’s Southwest Taco Salad

Which conventionally grown vegetable tends to be HIGHEST in pesticide residue?
Celery

What are the 4 fat-soluble vitamins?
A, D, E and K

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

Which of the following "menu words" signals the lighest menu item?
poached


For optimum health, you want your HDL cholesterol to be...
High (greater than 60 mg/dl)

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1. Individuals who get under _ hours of sleep per night are more at risk for heart disease, obesity, stroke, and other health conditions. 6.
2. True or False: Simply walking for 15 minutes per day (without changing your diet) can prevent weight gain. False.
3. Which of the following best describes calisthenics? Body weight exercises.
4. True or False: Everything you eat after 7 p.m. is more likely to be stored as fat. False.
5. Can food labels that list "0" trans fats actually contain some trans fats? Yes.

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1) __ GRAMS of sugar listed on a nutrition label is equal to 1 teaspoon of sugar. 4
2) How long do you need to fast before getting a lipid profile test done? 9-12 hours
3) To build greater muscle strength, you should do ___ repetitions of each exercise? Both A & D


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True or False: Women should lift light weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up.
False

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

True or False: Dietary fiber, starches, and sugars are all digested in the same way
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1. True or False: The "Freshman 15" is a myth. True.
2. True or False: Ramping up your B-12 and folate (folic acid) intake can help cure a bad mood. True.
3. Compared to regular ice cream, gelato has...less air.
4. Which of the following ground beef products tends to be the LEANEST? Ground round.
5. True or False: Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body. False.

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1) Depression can be life-threatening. True
2) After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most. carbohydrates
3) What would happen if you ate two peanut butter cookies instead of two (plain) sugar cookies? You consume fewer calories


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Americans get ___ of their daily calories from beverages.
21%

How many colds does the average adult catch each year?
2-4

Which essential nutrients help regulate cellular fluid and transmit nerve impulses?
Minerals

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1. True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite. False.
2. True or False: Strength training helps reduce the risk of diabetes. True.
3. True or False: All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contains probiotics (live and active cultures). False.

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1) Taking allergy medications regularly will cure allergies False.
2) Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks. False
3) Which of the following is responsible for the sweetness in some candies? Corn syrup

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True or False: Besides foods fortified with calcium, you can only get calcium from dairy foods like milk and yogurt.
False

True or False: Your body needs both major minerals and trace minerals each day.
True

On average, women in the United States experience menopause at what age?
51

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1) How accurate are 'skinfold' body fat tests that use caliper? 98%
2) How is blood pressure measured? mm HG
3) If you exercise regularly, it's possible to reduce your cholesterol even if you don't lose weight. True


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1. True or False: Women need more calcium than men do. False.
2. What is the "golden rule" for weight loss? Calories out must exceed calories in.
3. 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, and/or Getting plenty of sleep).

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How many calories are equal to one pound of body fat?
3,500

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

Your ideal post-workout meal or snack should contain about ______% of the calories you burned during your workout.
50%

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1. True or False: Sweating during exercise causes acne. False.
2. According to research conducted at Tufts University, people who consume the most whole grains are _ less likely to develop diabetes. 42%.
3. How many different nutrients does your body need each day? 45.
4. Of adults with arthritis, how many take part in a regular exercise program? 2/3.

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1) Lifting weights can also help strengthen your bones. True
2) Women need more folic acid than men do. false
3) What is the BEST source of folate? Leafy green vegetables

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True or False: Fish that live in warm, sunny waters contain more Omega-3's.
False

True or False: The only way your body can store energy from food is in the form of body fat.
False

Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from?
Stored carbohydrates and fat

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1. True or False: Dietary fiber, starches, and sugars are all digested in the same way. False.
2. Which of the following vitamins is water-soluble? Vitamin B-12.
3. How soon after working out should you eat? Within 30 minutes to 2 hours.

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1) According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? Unsweetened cocoa powder
2) Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body.. False
3) For optimum health, adults should consume fewer than ___ mg of cholesterol each day. 300


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How often should a healthy person get his or her blood pressure checked?
Every time you see the doctor

True or False: Regularly walking about 10,000 steps per day can help lower blood pressure.
True

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

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1. How often should you strength train with each major muscle group? 2-3 times a week.
2. What symptoms might indicate you have the flu as opposed to a cold? All of the above (Headache, Body aches, High fever, Sickness that comes on suddenly, and/or Sickness that lasts for weeks).
3. How many calories are in a bowl of New England Clam Chowder from Panera? 720 calories.
4. The majority of runners strike the ground with: The heels.
5. Which of the following "menu words" signals the lightest menu item? Poached.

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1) Women need more calcium than men do. False (missed!)
2) You should exercise in the 'fat burning zone' (low intensity, long duration) to lose the most weight. false
3) On average, potassium intake among American adults is... Lower than recommendations
4) Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis? A, B, C and D only


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One tablespoon of coconut oil contains:
12 grams of saturated fat

True or False: According to a survey of SparkPeople members, those who were involved in the Community lost about the same amount of weight as members who did not use Community features.
False

True or False: Ramping up your B-12 and folate (folic acid) intake can help cure a bad mood.
True

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1. What does the word "aerobic" mean? "With oxygen".
2. What does hypertension mean? High blood pressure.
3. True or False: The hormonal changes of menopause help protect women against cardiovascular disease. False.

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1) Chronic stress can literally make you sick. True
2) Which of the following best characterizes the 'valsalva maneuver'? A breathing issue
3) How many calories per gram does alcohol contain? 7


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What causes the common cold?
Exposure to a virus

Who is most likely to experience osteoarthritis?
A woman over 65

Men who exercise for 1 hour, 5 times per week can reduce their risk of stroke by how much?
Half

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1. In the U.S., how far does the average food item travel before it reached your table? Over 1,000 miles.
2. True or False: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. False.
3. True or False: With proper treatment, osteoarthritis is curable. False.

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True or False: Men need more vitamin K each day than women do.
True

True or False: A person with a chronic condition should always get clearance from a doctor before starting an exercise program.
True

True or False: A women who is breastfeeding should get clearance from her doctor before starting an exercise program.
True

True or False: Starches, sugar and fiber are all types of carbohydrates.
True

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1. Which burger is lower in fat? Wendy's Jr. Hamburger.
2. How many colds does the average adult catch each year? 2-4.
3. On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? Coleslaw.

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1) Herb-seasoned roasted potatoes contain less than half the calories of mashed potatoes (made with butter and whole milk). true
2) To become a better runner, you must run every day. False
3) Related to exercise, what does the term 'blood pooling' refer to The collection of blood in the extremeties


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1) Health problems such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and depression are UNRELATED to the amount and quality of a person's sleep? false
2) Which of the following foods contain cholesterol? Answer: A, B, C, D and E only
3) What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)? An antioxidient


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What does the word 'aerobic' mean?
‘With oxygen’

With each step you take, how much force do your knees and hips experience?
2-4 times your body weight

In the U.S., how far does the average food item travel before it reaches your table?
Over 1,000 miles

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1. How high should you elevate your heart rate during an aerobic (cardio) workout? Between 60% and 85%.
2. True or False: When participating in regular exercise, you should always take 1-2 rest days per week to repair your muscles. True.
3. True or False: If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. True.

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Riboflavin is another name for which vitamin?
Vitamin B-2

Iron found in animal products is called
Heme iron

True or False: Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat.
True

How many calories does a single gram of carbohydrate provide?
4 calories

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1. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to: All of the above (Blindness, Gum disease, Digestive problems, Kidney damage or failure, Impotence, and/or Amputation).
2. What equation determines whether your weight is appropriate for your height? BMI.
3. True or False: To become a better runner, you must run every day. False.

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1) The same two bacteria cultures are used to make all yogurts. True
2) Individuals who get under _______ hours of sleep per night are more at risk for heart disease, obesity, stroke, and other health conditions. 6
3) Which type of food can be stored as body fat? All of the above


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1. What is the name of the condition of an UNDERACTIVE thyroid? Hypothyroid.
2. True or False: The only symptom of insomnia is difficulty falling asleep. False.
3. How many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-oz can of soda contain? 10.
4. When exercising with high blood pressure, what is the best advice to follow? All of the above (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, and Use measures other than heart rate to monitor your exercise intensity).

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Which of the following actions can cause osteoarthritis to develop?
All of the above (Heavy physical labor, Playing sports, Repeatedly injuring a joint, and A one time joint injury)

Which Girl Scout cookie gives you the most cookies for your calories?
Shortbread

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

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1) Adding milk to hot tea can increase its antioxidant power. False
2) In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be none of the above
3) Which of the following statements about ALA (Alpha-linolenic acid) is FALSE? ( Your body converts it to DHA very efficiently)


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True or False: Eggs can absorb flavors and smells from your fridge.
True

What symptoms might indicate you have the flu as opposed to a cold?
All of the above (Headache, Body aches, High fever, Sickness that comes on suddenly, and Sickness that lasts for weeks)

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

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1. There are 5 components of fitness. Which of the following isn't one of them? Warm up.
2. Combining frozen fruit and sugar will give you what frozen dessert? Sorbet.
3. A single serving of bread is equal to: 1 oz.
4. Which of the following nutrients can be found in flaxseeds? All of the above (Lignans, Omega-3 fatty acids, Fiber, and Protein).

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1) Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. True
2) Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol. False
3) You pack a lunch that contains a turkey and cheese sandwich. How soon must you put your lunch in the refrigerator so that it remains safe to eat? 2 hours


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True or False: The elderly are more likely to be depressed than any other age group.
False

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

How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?
1/2 cup

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1. Which of the following ingredients is a sweetener with no calories? Sucralose.
2. True or False: Breastfeeding longer than six month INCREASES a child's risk of developing allergies. False.
3. According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? Unsweetened cocoa powder.
4. True or False: Obesity may prevent the immune system from functioning properly. True.
5. If you made chocolate chip cookies with half the chips called for in the recipe, how many calories would you save per cookie? 22.

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1) It's best to start your strength-training workouts with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles. True
2) 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? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
3) In the phrase ''SMART Goals,'' what does the acronym ''SMART'' stand for?! Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely


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True or False: Exercising regularly can increase the size of the hippocampus region of the brain.
True

Which of the following high-fat foods is a source of heart-healthy fats?
Peanut butter

True or False: One ounce of dark chocolate contains as much caffeine as an 8-ounce cup of coffee.
False

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