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1.Which habit has NOT been proven to prevent type 2 diabetes? (Consuming less sugar) missed

2.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. (T)

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

4.There are 5 components of fitness. Which of the following isn't one of them? (Warm up)


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1.True or False: Starches, sugar and fiber are all types of carbohydrates. (T)

2.Which of the following best describes calisthenics?
(Body weight exercises ) missed this

3.What would happen if you ate two peanut butter cookies instead of two (plain) sugar cookies?
(consume fewer calories) missed , that surprised me


4.What is blood pressure?
(How much force blood creates against artery walls )

5.How accurate are 'skinfold' body fat tests that use callipers? (98% accurate) missed

6.What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? (15% ) missed

7.If you take time off or stop strength training, how quickly will your muscles begin to lose strength?
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1. who is more likely to develop high blood pressure? of the answers given (men or women - it was depending on the person's age).

2. if you do not exercise after eating, the food will turn to fat. False

3. can't remember and off to Cape Cod I go emoticon

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1.Which of the following people is most likely to develop high blood pressure? (75 year old woman)

2.What is the leading cause of death in the United States? (Heart disease)

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

4.True or False: A vitamin E deficiency is common in the U.S. (F)



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I got the cholesterol question also and put that answer Monty and it marked me wrong - or maybe I am just rushing too much now emoticon

How much vitamin D does one need? 400-800ICU

cellulite is a special type of fat False (fat is fat emoticon )

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3 out of 4....missed the question about whether men need more vitamin K than women. true

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1.How many calories does a single gram of fat provide?
(9)

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

3.True or False: "Natural" is synonymous with "organic" when it comes to food. (F)



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1. Which 3 ounce box of candy from a movie theatre contains the fewest total calories? Mike & Ike or Junior Mints or Milk Duds or Sno Caps? SNO CAPS (and by the way when's the last time you saw a 3 OUNCE box of candy in a theatre!)
2. Which of the following is NOT a good nutrition strategy for type 2 diabetics? spacing meals evenly throughout the day OR eating protein with every meal and snack OR increasing fiber intake OR using sugar substitute instead of sugar OR eating fat with every meal and snack? Eating fat with every meal and snack.
3. True or False: it's important to maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule each day, including weekends. TRUE
4. True or False: cooking food in cast iron cookware can add iron to your food. TRUE
5. True or False: Americans eat more ice cream per year than any other country. FALSE (New Zealanders each more!)

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1. a woman who is breast feeding should get medical clearance from her doctor before exercising. True

2. The only way you can get calcium is from milk and yogurt. False

3. the only symptom of insomnia is diffuculty falling asleep? False

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1.What causes the common cold? Exposure to a Virus)

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

3.Line up these 5 homemade pies in order of most to least calories per slice (highest to lowest calories).
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4.Besides building strong bones, what else does calcium do?( All that were listed) missed

5.True or False: Even if you are at a healthy weight, your risk for developing hypertension is greater if you do not exercise regularly. (T)


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I couldn't remember all mine - that is what I get for waiting to post.

I also got the calcium question - men and women need same.

I got wrong what the 3 types of diabeties have in common - the correct answer is increase glucose in the bloodstream. emoticon

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True or False: Eating soup before your meal can help you consume fewer total calories during your meal. True.
Which of the following statements about HDL is False: It's the unhealthy cholesterol.
True or False: Breastfeeding longer than six months increases a child's risk of developing allergies. False.

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1.True or False: Women need more calcium than men do. (F)

2.What is the BEST source of folate? (Leafy Green Vegetables)

3.Which of the following conditions may lead to IBS?
(every thing that was listed)

4.True or False: To lose body fat, it doesn’t matter what you eat as long as you stay within your calorie range. (F)

5.True or False: Exercising will prevent cellulite. (F)



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True or False? Eating soup before your meal can help you consume fewer total calories during your meal. True.
True or False? People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin. False.
To achieve minimum health and fitness benefits, adults should aim for how many aerobic exercise sessions per week? 3.

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

2. Choosing white turkey meat versus dark will save how many grams of fat per 4 ounce serving? 4 grams

3. To lose body fat, it doesn't matter what you eat as long as you stay in your caloric range? False

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

2.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 )

3.Bran is removed from wheat kernels to make white flour. What nutrients does this bran contain?(all that were listed was included)

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




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How many different nutrients does your body need each day? 45+ (missed it)

Increased thirst & urination, coupled with fatigue & weight loss, could be symptoms of what condition? type 2 diabetes

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

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

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MONTY, MONTY, MONTY - emoticon I abandonded you for a few days, my little fingers didn't want to type.

1. Which foods contain all 9 essential amino acids? All of the above (milk, cheese, soy,)

2. What percent of daily diet should be carbohydrates? 45-65%

3. What is the sunshine vitamin? Vitamin D

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

2.Which of the following foods is highest in antioxidants? (Raspberries)

3.Where does most of the fuel your burn during exercise come from? ( Stored )



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

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

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

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


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

2.True or False: After a hard workout, you should see weight loss almost immediately. (F)

3.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) missed

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



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1.If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to: there were a number of things listed and it was all of them

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

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



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emoticon Have Fun!!!

Mine were all so hard today.

1. What percent of lung capacity is used at rest? 15%

2. What nutrients provide energy for the body? fats, carbs, and protein (a, b, and c only)

3. What BMI is considered overweight? 25 - 29.9

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1. There are 5 components of fitness. Which of the following isn't one of them? Warm up.
2. True or False: Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. True.
3. True or False: All grains and grain-based foods contain gluten. False.

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

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. (F)

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

4.True or False: Antidepressants are the most effective treatment for depression. (F)



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1. regularly taking 10,000 steps can help lower low blood pressure. True

2. Vitamin C is only found in fruits. False.

Which chocolate contains the highest compund of healthy elements? Unsweetened cocoa powder

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1. True or False: For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False.
2. True or False: People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin. False.
3. How many different nutrients does your body need each day? 45.

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

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. (T)

3.True or False: Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program. (T)



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1. True or False: Some medications can affect your heart rate during exercise. True.
2. True or False: Because they are high in cholesterol, eggs, especially the yolks, should be avoided at all costs. False.
3. Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from? Stored carbohydrates and fat.

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

2. What is the most accurate way to measure body fat percentage? Under water weighing

3. How much sweat is lost by the body during an hour of moderate exercise? 4 cups

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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. (F)

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

3.What common food source is usually fortified with vitamin D? (Milk)



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1. True or False: If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. True.
2. True or False: If people only ate healthful foods like fruits and vegetables they would never gain weight. False.
3. How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body? 2-3 pounds.
4. True or False: The elderly are more likely to be depressed than any other age group. False.
5. True or False: Surrounding yourself with people who tend to overeat makes YOU more likely to overeat, too. True.

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1. large doses of vitamin C can caues? answer - Diahreah

2. The best way to get more flax in your diet is to cook with flaxseed oil. False

3. Body fat tests that use callipers are how accurate? 98%

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1.True or False: Sunscreen blocks your body's ability to make vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. (T)

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

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


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1. True or False: You should exercise in the 'fat burning zone' (low intensity, long duration) to lose the most weight. False.
2. True or False: Herb-seasoned roasted potatoes contain less than half the calories of mashed potatoes (made with butter and whole milk). True.
3. True or false: Daytime sleepiness a;ways means a person isn't getting enough sleep. False.

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got wrong - walking can help strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. TRUE

I read too much into it - thinking you needed to get a tad of strength training in.

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1.If you made chocolate chip cookies with half the chips called for in the recipe, how many calories would you save per cookie? (22) missed

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

3.Vitamin D and calcium work hand in hand to fight the osteoporosis often associated with aging. How much vitamin D do you need each day in order to absorb the calcium you consume? (400-800- IU)

4.True or False: Soluble and insoluble fiber have the same functions and benefits. (F)



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1. What type of stretching should always be avoided? Ballistic stretching.
2. Where is most of the body's serotonin located? In the gastrointestinal tract.
3. What is the name of the condition of an UINDERACTIVE thyroid? Hypothyroid.
4. Which vitamin is BEST known for helping promote good vision and eye health? Vitamin A.

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1. What is BP (blood pressure)? how much force blood creates against artery walls.

2. older people get more depressed as they get older. False

3. By dieting alone (no exercise), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? 25%

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

2.True or False: Stretching can cause injury (T)

3.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 )

4.Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT:( Vitamin C)




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1. Depression will go away by itself. False

2. If a friend is obese the chances that I will be also are - 57%

3. Pollen counts are highest from 10-3P.M. False

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1. By dieting alone (not exercising), how much of your weight loss could be muscle and lean tissue? 25%.
2. True or False: Adding milk to hot tea can increase its antioxidant power. 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.
4. True or False: Most people with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes. True.
5. Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? Collard greens (1 cup).

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

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

3.True or False: Your body needs sodium. (T)


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1. What percent of meals do Americans eat awy from home? Answer = 29%

2. How many different nutrients does your body need each day? Answer = 45

3. Vitamins contain calories? Answer = False

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1.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 )

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

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

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


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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: Eventually, depression will go away by itself. False.
3. Which 3-oz. box of candy from a movie theater contains the fewest total calories? Sno Caps.
4. For optimum health, you want your HDL cholesterol to be...High (greater than 60 mg/dl
5. People who smoke need twice as much of what vitamin? Vitamin C.
6. Which habit has NOT been proven to prevent type 2 diabetes? Consuming less sugar.
7. Beans, peas, lentils and oats are good sources of which kind of fiber? Soluble fiber.

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1. Cholesterol is not a vital part of being healthy. FALSE

2. 300 is the number to shoot for regarding daily cholesterol intake

3. Darker Honey is richer in antioxidants

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1.On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? (coleslaw)

2.What does BMI stand for? ( Body mass index)

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



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1. How soon after working out should you eat? Within 30 minutes to 2 hours.
2. 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.
3. True or False: People who eat chocolate live longer than people who abstain from it. True.
4. What are the 4 fat-soluble vitamins? Vitamins A, D, E and K.

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1. Answer is peanut Butter emoticon something to do with heart healthy.

2. nutrients found in flaxseed? Answer all of the above (protein, fiber, omega 3's,)

3. US is largest importer of cocoa beans. True

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