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1.By dieting alone (not exercising), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? (25%)

2.The blood pressure-lowering benefits of exercise can be observed how soon after starting a workout program? (within hours)

3.Which of the following actions can cause osteoarthritis to develop?(Heavy physical work, playing sports, repeatedly injuring a joint, A one time joint injury)

4.True or False: Electronic bathroom scales that measure body fat are 100% accurate. (False)

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1. True or False: Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts. True.
2. Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level? All of the above (Age, Gender, Level of activity [exercise history], Temperature).
3. Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset of menopause? None of the above.
4. To build strength, your muscles must work _ than they are used to. Harder.

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2/16/11 6:12 A

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

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

True or False: 'Whole grain' is the same thing as 'whole wheat.'
False

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1.True or False: Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program. (True)

2.True or False: Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans. (False)

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. 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.
2. Which food naturally contains vitamin D? Fish.
3. On average, how many minutes does it take for your stomach to signal to your brain that it's full? 20 minutes.
4. BMI is the most accurate way to determine a person's degree of obesity. False.

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True or False: The only symptom of insomnia is difficulty falling asleep.
False

True or False: Exercising on an empty stomach, such as first thing in the morning, will help your body burn more fat.
False

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

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

2.Strength training builds stronger muscles, but what else does it help strengthen? (Tendons, Ligaments, Bones, Joints)

3. Approximately how many varieties of tea are there? (3,000)

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1. Which type of fat is solid at room temperature? Saturated fat.
2. True or False: If you exercise regularly, it's possible to reduce your cholesterol even if you don't lose weight. True.
3. Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy on your mashed potatoes to save...30 calories.
4. True or False: It's normal for people to become depressed as they get older. False.

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Which of the following statements about sugar alcohols is FALSE?
They contain 1/8 the calories that sugar does


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

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

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2/14/11 12:25 A

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

2.What equation determines whether your weight is appropriate for your height? (BMI)

3.is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food. (Hunger)

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2/13/11 10:33 A

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1. What would happen if you ate two peanut butter cookies instead of two (plain) sugar cookies? You'd consume fewer calories.
2. True or False: Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. True.
3. True or False: Fish that live in warm, sunny waters contain more Omega-3's. False.
4. Approximately how many varieties of tea are there? 3,000.
5. True or False: To become a better runner, you must run every day. False.

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

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

True or False: Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight.
True

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

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

3.Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis? (flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, Hemp seeds, salmon)

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2/12/11 11:15 A

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1. On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? Coleslaw.
2. Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? Collard greens (1 cup).
3. True or False: HDL cholesterol is the healthy kind. True.
4. True or False: Eggs can absorb flavors and smells from your fridge. True.

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True or False: Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body.
False

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

True or False: Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans.
False

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1. 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)

2. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of seasonal allergies? ( body aches)

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

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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. Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure? A high intake of calcium.
3. True or False: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. True.
4. True or False: People who skip breakfast tend to LOSE MORE weight than people who eat breakfast. False.
5. True or False: The best way to get more flax into your diet is to cook your food in flaxseed oil. False.

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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

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

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

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1.Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? (Diarrhea)

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.Wheat bran, whole grains, fruits and vegetables are good sources of which type of fiber? (insoluble fiber)

4. A whole-grain wheat kernel contains 3 parts. What are they called? (bran, germ, endosperm)

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1. True or False: Research shows that both green AND black teas contain heart-protecting antioxidants. True.
2. Which types of nutrients provide energy for the body? A, B, and C only (Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins).
3. Beans, peas, lentils and other oats are good sources of which kind of fiber? Soluble fiber.
4. True or False: People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms. True.

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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

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

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

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1.Which of the following is NOT a good nutrition strategy for type 2 diabetics?( Eating fat with every meal and snack)

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: Eating healthier and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication. (False)

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

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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. Which essential nutrients help regulate cellular fluid and transmit nerve impulses? Minerals.
3. True or False: "Stretching" and "warming up" are the same thing. False.
4. True or False: Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. True.
5. True or False: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. True.

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TY for the help on the first question. I think it was a new one.
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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 types of nutrients provide energy for the body?

A, B, and C only (fat, protein, and carbs)

Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks.
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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.To build greater muscle strength, you should do ___ repetitions of each exercise. (8-10, fewer)

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

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

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1. How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain? 7 calories.
2. True or False: Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. False.
3. For optimum health, you want your HDL cholesterol to be...High (greater than 60 mg/dL).
4. True or False: Some medications can affect your heart rate during exercise. True.

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Which nutrient is known as the sunshine vitamin?
Vitamin D

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

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

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1.True or False: Depression is a normal part of life. (False)

2.True or False: Sensitivities to specific allergens (such as pollen) are inherited. (False)

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

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1. True or False: Appetite and hunger are one in the same. False.
2. True or False: The frozen dessert known as "Italian ice" contains milk, just like ice cream does. False.
3. True or False: It's better to squeeze out one more repetition, even with bad form, to really fatigue your muscles. False.

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

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

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

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1.How much dietary cholesterol should you consume from foods each day? (Less than 300 milligrams )

2.What type of rhythmic exercise uses large muscle groups continuously? (Aerobic exercise ,Cardiovascular exercise )

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

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1. True or False: Your body needs cholesterol to be healthy. True.
2. How accurate are "skinfold" body fat tests that use callipers? 98% accurate.
3. True or False: Removing the skin from a butter-based turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories. False.
4. What does "isomeric" mean? Same length.
5. True or False: As long as you're working hard, you don't need to change your workout routine. False.
6. How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint? 4.

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True or False: Skipping the cool down at the end of your workout can lead to dizziness and/or faintness.
True

True or False: With proper treatment, osteoarthritis is curable.
False

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

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1.Who is more likely to develop high blood pressure?
(It depends on the persons age)

2.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)

3.Which of the following vitamins is water-soluble?
( Vitamin B-12)

4.Which of the following statements about ALA (Alpha-linolenic acid) is FALSE? ( Your body converts it to DHA very efficiently)

5.True or False: Cooking food in cast iron cookware can add iron to your food. (True)

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1. Darker colored honey is...Richer in antioxidants.
2. How much calcium do adults between the ages of 19 and 50 need each day? 1,000.
3. 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.
4. How many calories does a single gram of carbohydrate provide? 4 calories.

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

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

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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1.When exercising with high blood pressure, what is the best advice to follow? ( all of the answers were correct)

2.To achieve minimum health and fitness benefits, adults should aim for how many aerobic exercise sessions per week? (3)

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

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1. True or False: The hormonal changes of menopause help protect women against cardiovascular disease. False.
2. How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body? 2-3 pounds.
3. On average, potassium intake among American adults is...Lower than recommendations.

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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

How many nutrients are lost when whole grains are refined into white flour?
17

True or False: Americans eat more ice cream per year than any other country.
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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: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. (False)

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

4.What would happen if you ate two peanut butter cookies instead of two (plain) sugar cookies? ( You would consume fewer calories)

5.True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease.
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1. True or False: Walking provides enough impact to strengthen bones and decrease one's risk of osteoporosis. True.
2. Which of the following statements about ALA (Alpha-linolenic acid) is FALSE? Your body converts it to DHA very efficiently.
3. What does the "glycemic index" rank? Carbohydrate-containing foods.

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

Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT:
Vitamin C

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

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1.Increased thirst and urination, coupled with fatigue and weight loss could be symptoms of what condition?
( Type 2 Diabetes)

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

3.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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1. True or False: You should always avoid exercise when you have a cold. False.
2. What type of aerobic exercise involves sustaining one exercise intensity for several minutes? Continuous training.
3. True or False: Very slow weight loss is not beneficial in the long run. False.
4. True or False: Bed rest is the best treatment for back pain. False.

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True or False: You should always avoid exercise when you have a cold.
False

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

True or False: Sensitivities to specific allergens (such as pollen) are inherited
False

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1.True or False: You should always avoid exercise when you have a cold. (False)

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

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

4.Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito?
( McDonald’s quarter pounder with cheese)

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1. Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches? McDonald's Kiddie Cone.
2. 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.
3. True or False: Alcohol is metabolized DIFFERENTLY than other foods and beverages. True.
4. True or False: Adding milk to hot tea can increase its antioxidant power. False.

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Which of the following is NOT a good nutrition strategy for type 2 diabetics?
Eating fat with every meal and snack

Vegans need to take supplemental vitamin B-12.
True

Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level?
All of the above (age, gender, temperature, and level of activity)


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emoticon that's only the 2nd time I have gotten 100% and I can thank both of you for being so faithful with posting here. It really does help me to learn by reviewing your answers.

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