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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: Besides foods fortified with calcium, you can only get calcium from dairy foods like milk and yogurt. False.
3. True or False: Bed rest is the best treatment for back pain. False.
4. True or False: Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. True.

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1.How many nutrients are lost when whole grains are refined into white flour? (17)

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

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

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1. 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.
2. Which if 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. Which of the following ingredients is a sign that a food product is made with 100% whole wheat? None of the above.
4. Most exercisers lose how many cups of fluid (sweat) per hour of moderate exercise? 4 cups.
5. Which vitamin is BEST known for helping promote good vision and eye health? Vitamin A.

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All of the following statements about perimenopause are true EXCEPT which one?
A woman is usually infertile during this time

True or False: A vitamin E deficiency is common in the U.S.
False

Which of the following actions can cause osteoarthritis to develop?
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1.How is blood pressure measured? (mg/min)

2.What kind of resistance do dumbbells provide?
(Fixed resistance)

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

4.True or False: HDL cholesterol is the healthy kind.
( True)

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1. True or False: Eating a diet high in sugar can cause type 2 diabetes. False.
2. Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure? A high intake of calcium.
3. True or False: Most people with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes. True.
4. A thiamin (vitamin B-1) deficiency can lead to Beriberi.
5. True or False: "Whole grain" is the same thing as "Whole wheat". False.

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To make refined or bleached 'white flour,' what part of the wheat kernel is removed?
A and B only

How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain?
7 calories

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

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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. For best results, how long should you hold a stretch? 15-30 seconds.
3. How often should you strength train with each major muscle group? 2-3 times a week.

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

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

Besides building strong bones, what else does calcium do?
All of the above

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1.A thiamin (vitamin B-1) deficiency can lead to
(Beriberi)

2.True or False: All types of chocolate provide health benefits. ( False)

3.True or False: Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts. (True)

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Beans, peas, lentils and oats are good sources of which kind of fiber?
Soluble fiber

True or False: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
True

Darker colored honey is...
Richer in antioxidants

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1. True or False: HDL cholesterol is the healthy kind. True.
2. True or False: Simply walking for 15 minutes per day (without changing your diet) can prevent weight gain. False.
3. True or False: Exercise can be just as effective in treating depression as antidepressant medications are. True.
4. What do all three types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational) have in common? The result in high levels of glucose in the bloodstream.
5. 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).

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1.True or False: For best results, you should increase the amount of weight you lift every time you workout.
(False)

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

3.True or False: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. (True)

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A green-colored ring around the yolk of a hard-boiled egg is caused by....
Both A & C

Which food naturally contains vitamin D?
Fish

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

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1. Osteoporosis (bone loss) is a common concern for aging women who can help prevent it by: All of the above (Getting vitamin D from sunlight. food and supplements, Taking a multivitamin daily, Eating a diet rich in calcium, Performing regular exercise).
2. True or False: It's normal for people to become depressed as they get older. False.
3. True or False: High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic. True.

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1.True or False: Carbohydrates are the only source of energy used by the brain. (True)

2.What are the 4 fat-soluble vitamins?
( A-D -E-K)

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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Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset menopause?
None of the above


On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories?
Cole slaw

Choosing white turkey meat instead of dark will save you how many fat grams per 4-oz. serving?
4 grams

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1. True or False: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. True.
2. True or False: Stretching can cause injury. True.
3. Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? 50,000.
4. Can food labels that list "0" trans fats actually contain some trans fats? Yes.

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1.Where is most of the body's serotonin located?
(In the gastrointestinal tract )

2.True or False: Soybeans can contain more Omega-3's than certain types of fish. (True)

3. True or False: Chronic stress can literally make you sick. (True)

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1. True or False: Britain's Earl of Sandwich invented the sandwich. True.
2. True or False: When you get sick, you should 'feed a cold and starve a fever' to recover sooner. False.
3. What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? 15%.
4. True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play significant role in your body; it's just bad for you. False.

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

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

Which burger is lower in fat?
Wendy's Jr. Hamburger

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1.True or False: Dutch-processed chocolate contains the most antioxidants. ( False)

2.What blood pressure reading is considered optimal?
(120/80)

3.What symptoms might indicate you have the flu as opposed to a cold? (All of answers were correct)

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

Which of the following statements best describe the method for measuring your resting heart rate?
All

True or False: All types of chocolate provide health benefits.
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1. Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks. False.
2. On average, potassium intake among American adults is...Lower than recommendations.
3. All of the following statements about perimenopause are true EXCEPT which one? A woman is usually infertile during this time.

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1.To make refined or bleached 'white flour,' what part of the wheat kernel is removed? (Wheat bran, wheat germ)

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

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

4.Which of the following statements about HDL is FALSE? (It’s the unhealthy cholesterol)

5.How high should you elevate your heart rate during an aerobic (cardio) workout? ( Between 60 % & 85 %)

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1. Which of the following statements best describe the method for measuring your resting heart rate? All of the above (Your 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.).
2. True or False: Cooking food in cast iron cookware can add iron to your food. True.
3. True or False: Some medications can affects your heart rate during exercise. True.

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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

According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds?
Unsweetened cocoa powder

True or False: Antibiotics can treat a cold or the flu.
False

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1.True or False: Eating a diet high in sugar can cause type 2 diabetes. (False)

2.Which of the following statements best describe the method for measuring your resting heart rate?
( all of the answers were right)

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

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

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

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

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1. How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body? 2-3 pounds.
2. True or False: With proper treatment, osteoarthritis is curable. False.
3. True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite. False.

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1.Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? (Collard greens)

2.What type of stretching should always be avoided?
( Ballistic stretching)

3.Osteoporosis (bone loss) is a common concern for aging women who can help prevent it by: ( All the answers were correct)

4.What level of serum (blood) cholesterol is considered healthy ( below 200 mg/dl

Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT:
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You can "cheat" on the amount of sleep you get.
False

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

Americans get ___ of their daily calories from beverages.
21% - I got wrong

Inactive adults who don't strength train regularly can lose how many pounds of muscle mass per year?
½ pound

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1. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of seasonal allergies? Body aches.
2. Your resting heart rate is a good indicator of what? Your fitness level.
3. A potassium deficiency can lead to...High blood pressure.

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1.Darker colored honey is…(Richer in antioxidants)

2.True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite. ( False)

3.According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? (Unsweetened cocoa powder)

4.Which of the following foods contain cholesterol ( Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs, Dairy products)

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

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emoticon a New month and everyone is off to a good start.

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Happy December - Let's make this the healthiest, happiest month yet, One step at a time.

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1. Which of the following statements about monounsaturated fatty acids is true? They are liquid at room temperature.
2. 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.
3. True or False: Strength training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout. True.

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

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

How accurate are 'skinfold' body fat tests that use callipers?
98%

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1.True or False: It's normal for people to become depressed as they get older. (False)

2.True or False: Everything you eat after 7 p.m. is more likely to be stored as fat. (False)

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

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1. True or False: SparkPeople's application for the iPhone and iPod touch costs just $1.99. False.
2. True or False: Women should lift light weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up. False.
3. Which of the following statements about HDL is FALSE? It's the unhealthy cholesterol.

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Which of the following foods contain cholesterol?
A, B, C, D and E only , everything but peanut butter



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

What common food source is usually fortified with vitamin D?
Milk

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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 calories)

2.True or False: Only overweight people have cellulite.
(False)

3.Which of the following foods contain fiber?
( Nuts & seeds, Fruit & vegetables, Whole grains)

4.How many cups of popcorn does a large tub from a movie theatre usually contain? ( 20 cups)

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To build strength, your muscles must work ___ than they are used to.
Harder

Your resting heart rate is a good indicator of what?
Your fitness level

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: The U.S. imports port cocoa beans than any other country. True.
2. True or False: Your body needs cholesterol to be healthy. True.
3. Which habit has NOT been proven to prevent type 2 diabetes? Consuming less sugar.
4. Which of the following supplements can help prevent colds and the flu? None of the above.
5. True or False: BMI estimates your body fat percentage. False.

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

2.True or False: Vitamins contain calories. (False)

3.Who is most likely to experience IBS? (Women)

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1. True or False: Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans. False.
2. After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how many pounds of muscle per year (on average)? 1 pound.
3. How many types of Omega-3 fatty acids are there? 3.
4. Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches? McDonald's Kiddie Cone.

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Which conventionally grown vegetable tends to be HIGHEST in pesticide residue?
Celery ( Got wrong) The question changed and I didn’t read it carefully enough - be careful

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

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

True or False: BMI estimates your body fat percentage.
False

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

2.How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body? (2-3 Pounds)

3.A green-colored ring around the yolk of a hard-boiled egg is caused by.... (Overcooking &Boiling eggs in water with a high iron content)

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1. How much dietary cholesterol should you consume from foods each day? Less than 300 milligrams.
2. There are 5 components of fitness. Which of the following isn't one of them? Warm up.
3. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to: All of the above (Blindness, Gum disease, Digestive problems, Kidney damage or failure, Impotence, and Amputation).

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