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1) Very slow weight loss is not beneficial in the long run: false
2) The blood pressure-lowering benefits of exercise can be observed how soon after starting a workout program? Within hours.
3) Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold: True

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

2.Strength training builds stronger muscles, but what else does it help strengthen? (a. Tendons b. ligaments, c. bones, d. joints) ( all of the answers)

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 )

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

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

True or False: Removing the skin from a butter-basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories.
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True or False: Cellulite is a special type of fat.
False

True or False: As long as you're working hard, you don't need to change your workout routine.
False

True or False: Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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1. What type of stretching should always be avoided? Ballistic stretching.
2. _ is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food. Hunger.
3. True or False: Herb-seasoned roasted potatoes contain less than half the calories of mashed potatoes (made with butter and whole milk). True.

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1.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 it earlier in the day)

2.Combining frozen fruit and sugar will give you what frozen dessert? (Sorbet)

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

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Strength training builds stronger muscles, but what else does it help strengthen?
All of the above (Tendons, Ligaments, Bones and Joints)

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

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

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1. If one or both of your parents had high blood pressure your risk of developing it...Doubles.
2. What drive-thru taco salad (with dressing) contains fewer calories? Wendy's Southwest Taco Salad.
3. 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) According to research studies, which of the following strategies could help you burn more calories than the other? Running before strength
2) Osteoporosis (bone loss) is a common concern for aging women who can help prevent it by: All of the above
3) Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito? McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese

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

2.Inactive adults who don't strength train regularly can lose how many pounds of muscle mass per year? (1/2 pound)

3.True or False: Eventually, depression will go away by itself. (False)

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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

True or False: The frozen dessert known as 'Italian ice' contains milk, just like ice cream does.
False

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

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Really unusual for everyone getting the same questions.

How much scientific evidence is there to suggest that dairy aids in weight loss?
Weak Evidence

What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?
An antioxidant

What is Acai?
A berry from Brazil

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How funny is that? I had them too.

1. What is Acai? A berry from Brazil.
2. How much scientific evidence is there to suggest that dairy aids in weight loss? Weak evidence.
3. What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)? A antioxidant.
4. True or False: People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms. True.
5. What common food source is usually fortifies with vitamin D? Milk.

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Thanks team, I can't believe we all had the same questions

1.What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)? (Antioxidant)

2.What is Acai? (A berry from Brazil)

3.How much scientific evidence is there to suggest that dairy aids in weight loss? ( weak evidence)

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What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?
An antioxidant

How much scientific evidence is there to suggest that dairy aids in weight loss?
Weak evidence

What is Acai?
A berry from Brazil

True or False: Only overweight people have cellulite.
False

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1) What is Acai? A berry from Brazil
2) What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)? An antioxidant
3) To make refined or bleached 'white flour,' what part of the wheat kernel is removed? A and B only
4) How much scientific evidence is there to suggest that dairy aids in weight loss: weak evidence (Missed)

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True or False: The nutrient content of an egg depends mostly on whether or not the eggs come from free range chickens.
False

Which type of fat is solid at room temperature?
Saturated fat





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


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1. True or False: Brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value. True.
2. Inactive adults who don't strength train regularly can lose how many pounds of muscle mass per year? 1/2 pound.
3. 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).

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1.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)

2.Which of the following can help reduce the length and severity of colds and flu?
A- Eating dark green veggies, B- Drinking lots of water, C- Getting plenty of sleep, D- Taking a hot bath (A, B, and C only)

3.You can "cheat" on the amount of sleep you get.(False)

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True or False: Men can get cellulite.
True

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

After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most?
Carbohydrates

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1) What does 'isometric' mean: same length
2) How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint? 4
3) Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. False.

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1. You can "cheat" on the amount of sleep you get. False.
2. A Body Mass Index (BMI) under _ is considered underweight? 18.5.
3. 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%.
4. Individuals who do not absorb vitamin B-12 properly might have what condition? Pernicious anemia.

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True or False: Eating a diet high in sugar can cause type 2 diabetes.
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True or False: If people only ate healthful foods like fruits and vegetables they would never gain weight.
False

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

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1.Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure? (A high intake of calcium)
2.True or False: The best way to get more flax into your diet is to cook your food in flaxseed oil.(false)
3.True or False: Your risk of developing high blood pressure increases as you age. (True)

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

Which of the following conditions may lead to IBS?
A - Bacterial infection
B - Celiac disease
C - Jaw pain
D - Fibromyalgia
All of the above


What does hypertension mean?
High blood pressure

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

True or False: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids.
True

A single serving of bread is equal to:
1 oz

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1) Men who exercise for 1 hour, 5 times per week can reduce their risk of stroke by how much? Half
2) The only symptom of insomnia is difficulty falling asleep: false
3 People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms: true

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1. True or False: Alcohol is metabolized DIFFERENTLY than other foods and beverages. True.
2. Which of the following high-fat foods is a source of heart-healthy fats? Peanut butter.
3. 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, and Helps blood to clot).

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

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

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


On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? S
Coleslaw

Which of the following foods is highest in antioxidants?
Raspberries

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Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT:
Vitamin C

True or False: 'Whole grain' is the same thing as 'whole wheat.'
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What does 'isometric' mean?
Same length

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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: Depression is a normal part of life. False.
3. 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.Which type of food can be stored as body fat? Carbohydrates, Fat, Protein ( all 3)

2.True or False: Because they are high in cholesterol, eggs, especially the yolks, should be avoided at all costs.(False)

3.Men who exercise for 1 hour, 5 times per week can reduce their risk of stroke by how much? (half)

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

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

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

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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

True or False: Aerobic exercise decreases HDL cholesterol.
True
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Which food naturally contains vitamin D?
Fish

True or False: The U.S. imports more cocoa beans than any other country.
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1. True or False: BMI estimates you body fat percentage. False.
2. True or False: Quitting smoking can make you irritable due to a drop in serotonin levels. True.
3. How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint? 4.

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

2.How many calories does a single gram of carbohydrate provide? ( 4 calories)

3.Besides building strong bones, what else does calcium do?( all of the answers)

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Which of the following ingredients is a sign that a food product is made with 100% whole wheat?
Wheat flour
Multigrain
Unbleached wheat flour
Enriched wheat flour
Stone ground wheat flour
All of the above
None of the above Correct Answer

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

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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After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how many pounds of muscle per year (on average)?
1 pound

What type of stretching should always be avoided?
Ballistic stretching

Why should milk be stored in opaque (non-clear) containers?
Light destroys nutrients in the milk

Combining frozen fruit and sugar will give you what frozen dessert?
Sorbet

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1. True or False: The hormonal changes of menopause help protect women against cardiovascular disease. False.
2. True or False: Women need more folic acid than men do. False.
3. How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain? 7 calories.

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There have been a couple of new questions, at least for me they were new

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

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

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

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I've been noticing new questions too.

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

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

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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Which of the following vegetables is in season during the winter?
Porcini mushrooms
Kale
Zucchini
Leeks
Answers 2 and 4 Correct Answer

Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset menopause? SparkPeople Sponsors Help Keep The Site Free!
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Getting 800-1,500 mg. of calcium daily
Limiting caffeine to less than 300 mg daily
Maintaining a healthy weight
All of the above
None of the above Correct Answer

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

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1. Which of the following vegetables is in season during the winter? Answers 2 and 4 (Kale and Leeks).
2. True or False: The same two bacteria culturs are used to make all yogurts. True.
3. True or False: "Whole grain" is the same thing as "whole wheat". False.
4. How much water should you drink during a workout? 8 ounces every 15-20 minutes.

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1.Which of the following vegetables is in season during the winter? (Kale & Leeks )

2.Why should milk be stored in opaque (non-clear) containers? (Light destroys nutrients in the milk)

3.What causes the common cold? ( exposure to a virus)

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

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

How is blood pressure measured?
mm HG

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

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

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

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1) Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset menopause? None of the above
2) Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure? The answer: A high intake of calcium
3) Which of the following ground beef products tends to be the LEANEST? Ground round

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1. How is blood pressure measured? mm HG.
2. A single serving of bread is equal to: 1 oz.
3. Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year? 50,000.
4. What does BMI stand for? Body Mass Index.

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

2.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)

3.What does the 'glycemic index' rank? (carbohydrate-containing foods)

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