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Can food labels that list "0" trans fats actual contain some trans fats?
Yes

How much water should you drink during a workout?
8 ounces every 15-20 minutes

Vegans need to take supplemental vitamin B-12.
True

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1.Most exercisers lose how many cups of fluid (sweat) per hour of moderate exercise? (4 cups)

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

3.True or False: BMI estimates your body fat percentage.
(False)

4.True or False: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. (False)

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11/26/10 10:51 A

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

For best results, how long should you hold a stretch?
15-30 seconds

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

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11/26/10 10:35 A

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1. On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? Coleslaw.
2. Who is most likely to experience osteoarthritis? A woman over 65.
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. What type of rhythmic exercise uses large muscle groups continuously? B and C only (Aerobic exercise and Cardiovascular exercise).
5. True or False: "Natural" is synonymous with "organic" when it comes to food. False.

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11/26/10 12:29 A

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1.What might happen if you don't properly cool down after exercise? ( all the answers were correct)

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

3.True or False: When you get sick, you should 'feed a cold and starve a fever' to recover sooner. (False)

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11/25/10 1:42 P

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1. Which food naturally contains vitamin D? Fish.
2. True or False: Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. True.
3. Americans get _ of their daily calories from beverages. 21%.
4. True or False: Exercising on an empty stomach, such as first thing in the morning, will help your body burn more fat. False.

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What might happen if you don't properly cool down after exercise?
All of the above

True or False: There are many precautions you can take as an adult to prevent allergies from developing.
False

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

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1.After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most? ( carbohydrates)

2.True or False: It's better to squeeze out one more repetition, even with bad form, to really fatigue your muscles. ( False)

3.True or False: Oats are naturally gluten-free. (True)

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

How often should you strength train with each major muscle group?
2-3 times a week

True or False: Residents of developed countries (like the U.S.) are MORE likely to experience allergies than people in developing areas of the world.
True (got it wrong)

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

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Thanks a lot Nancy! Going to be a quiet birthday today. I plan to get a workout in this morning, then just bum around. Play a computer game or finish the book I'm reading. emoticon



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1. Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy of your mashed potatoes to save...30 calories.
2. What percentage of women have cellulite? 90%.
3. How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint? 4.
4. True or False: Soybeans can contain more Omega-3's than certain types of fish. True.
5. 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.
6. If you take time off or stop strength training, how quickly will your muscles begin to lose strength? Within 2 weeks.

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

2.True or False: Iron is only found in red meat. (False)

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

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11/23/10 8:12 A

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True or False: Stretching can cause injury.
True

Which of the following can help reduce the length and severity of colds and flu?
A, B, and C only (eating dark green veggies, lots of water, and plenty of sleep)

True or False: Women need more folic acid than men do.
False

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

2.True or False: Simply walking for 15 minutes per day (without changing your diet) can prevent weight gain. (False)

3.To help relieve some of the discomfort of hot flashes, a woman can: (limit caffeine intake & Wear layers of clothing)

4.How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain? (7 calories)

5.To build greater muscle strength, you should do ___ repetitions of each exercise. (8-10 & fewer)

6.What does 'isometric' mean? (Same Length)

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1. To build strength, your muscles must work _ than they are used to. Harder.
2. According to the glycemic index, people should eat more foods that have...A low glycemic index.
3. True or False: You can develop osteoarthritis by being physically inactive or physically overactive. True.

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Which of the following nutrients can be found in flaxseeds?
All of the above


Type 2 diabetes
ncreased thirst and urination, coupled with fatigue and weight loss could be symptoms of what condition?

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

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1.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 )

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

4.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 )

5.True or False: Men can get cellulite. (True)

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1. Which has fewer calories - the burger or burrito? McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
2. You logged extra time on the treadmill this morning and weight yourself after. The scale dropped 2 pounds. Why? You lost 2 pounds of water from sweating.
3. What the 4 fat-soluble vitamins? Vitamins A, D, E and K.
4. How much water should you drink during a workout? 8 ounces every 15-20 minutes.

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Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito?
McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese

How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body?
2-3 pounds

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

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1.True or False: Your risk of developing high blood pressure increases as you age. (True)

2.Which of the following nutrients can be found in flaxseeds? Lignans, Omega3 fatty acids, Fiber, Protein (all of the answers)

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

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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

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

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

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1. True or False: The only way your body can store energy from food is in the form of body fat. False.
2. What is the name of the condition of an UNDERACTIVE thyroid? Hypothyroid.
3. True or False: Too much iron can be toxic. True.

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1.True or False: Snoring can be a symptom of sleep apnea. ( True)

2.A woman is said to be in menopause when:
(She has gone for one full year without experiencing a menstrual period )

3.True or False: Lifting weights can also help strengthen your bones. ( True)

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

What kind of resistance do dumbbells provide?
Fixed resistance


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

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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: If you don't have allergies by the time you're 30, you won't develop them later in life. False.
3. How many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-oz can of soda contain? 10.
4. Men who exercise for 1 hour, 5 times per week can reduce their risk of stroke by how much? Half.
5. Which of the following high-fat foods is a source of heart-healthy fats? Peanut butter.

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1.In the U.S., how far does the average food item travel before it reaches your table? ( Over a 1000 miles)

2.Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? (diarrhea)

3.Which of the following ground beef products tends to be the LEANEST? (Ground round)

4.True or False: Most people with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes. (True)

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1.True or False: Breastfeeding longer than six months INCREASES a child's risk of developing allergies. ( False)

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

3.What BMI (body mass index) range is considered overweight? (25.0-29.9)

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

Who is most likely to experience IBS?
Women

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

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1. Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level? All of the above (Age, Gender, Level of activity [exercise history], and Temperature).
2. True or False: Surrounding yourself with people who tend to overeat makes YOU more likely to overeat, too. True.
3. True or False: Men need more vitamin K each day than women do. True.
4. True or False: Too much calcium intake can lead to problems. True.

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1. Which of the following ground beef products tends to be the LEANEST? Ground round.
2. How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)? 1/2 cup.
3. True or False: Electronic bathroom scales that measure body fat are 100% accurate. False.
4. Which of the following foods contain all 9 essential amino acids? All of the above (Meat, Eggs, Fish, Poultry, Milk, Cheese, and Soybeans).

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

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.For optimum health, adults should consume fewer than ___ mg of cholesterol each day. (300mg)

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

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

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What is the BEST source of folate?
Leafy green vegetables

True or False: All grains and grain-based foods contain gluten.
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True or False: Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program.
True

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1. True or False: A vitamin E deficiency is common in the U.S. False.
2. True or False: Brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value. True.
3. By dieting alone (not exercising), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? 25%.
4. True or False: By adding exercise to your weight loss program, you'll be able to eat more calories and still lose weight. True.

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1.True or False: Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol. (False)

2.True or False: The majority of the fat found in an egg is saturated fat. False)

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

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

What is the 'valsalva maneuver'?
A breathing problem

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1. Where is most of the body's serotonin located? In the gastrointestinal tract.
2. In order for exercise to improve your cholesterol levels, it must be: None of the above.
3. True or False: Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat. True.

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1.True or False: Research shows that both green AND black teas contain heart-protecting antioxidants. ( True)

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

3.Which of the following nutrients should you LIMIT if you want to improve your cholesterol levels?
(Trans fat, saturated fats, cholesterol)

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1. 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.
2. For optimum health, adults should consume fewer than _ mg of cholesterol each day. 300.
3. What type of aerobic exercise involves sustaining one exercise intensity for several minutes? Continuous training.
4. Beta-carotene is a form of which vitamin? Vitamin A.
5. True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease. False.

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What is the best way to prevent the flu?
Get a flu shot


True or False: Flaxseeds contain more Omega-3 fatty acids per weight than salmon.
True

What does hypertension mean?
High blood pressure

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1.True or False: All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contains probiotics (live and active cultures). ( False)

2.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)

3.People who smoke need twice as much of what vitamin?
(Vitamin C)

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1. True or False: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. True.
2. True or False: Soluble and insoluble fiber have the same functions and benefits. False.
3. Which essential nutrients help regulate cellular fluid and transmit nerve impulses? Minerals.
4. What level of serum (blood) cholesterol is considered healthy? Below 200 mg/dL.

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True or False: Untreated depression can lead to a weakened immune system.
True

True or False: High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic.
True

True or False: Only overweight people have cellulite.
False

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1.True or False: The friendly bacteria in your digestive tract make vitamins that you body uses. ( True)

2.What BMI (body mass index) range is considered healthy? (18.5-24.9)

3.True or False: Some medications can affect your heart rate during exercise. ( True)

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1. Which of the following is an appropriate warm up? B and C only (Walking at a moderate pace for 5 minutes, and Doing several lightweight repetitions of a strength training exercise).
2. Which type of nutrients provide energy for the body? A, B, and C only (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins).
3. What equation determines whether your weight is appropriate for your height? BMI.

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A woman is said to be in menopause when:
She has gone for one full year without experiencing a menstrual period

True or False: People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms.
True

True or False: Taking (or eating) extra vitamin B-12 can boost your energy levels.
False

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1.How many calories does a single gram of protein provide?( 4 calories)

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

3.How many aerobic (cardio) exercise sessions should you aim for each week? (at least 3)

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

2.True or False: High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic. ( True)

3.Which of the following foods contain all 9 essential amino acids? (All 7 on the list)

4.Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? (50,000)

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1. Which conventionally grown vegetable tends to be HIGHEST in pesticide residue? Celery.
2. True or False: Vitamins contain calories. False.
3. BMI is the most accurate way to determine a person's degree of obesity. False.
4. True or False: A woman who is breastfeeding should get clearance from her doctor before starting an exercise program. True.

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