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1. Which vitamin is BEST known for helping promote good vision and eye health? Vitamin A.
2. How accurate are "skin fold" body fat tests that use calipers? 98% accurate.
3. True or False: You develop osteoarthritis by being physically inactive or physically overactive. True.
4. True or False: For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger. False.

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1.Which has fewer calories--the burger or burrito?
(McDonald’s quarter pound with Cheese)

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

3.What does the word 'aerobic' mean? (with Oxygen)

Cellulite is a special type of fat (F)



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how many colds does the average adult catch each year? Answer: 2-4

2. What percent of women have cellulite? 90%

3. In order for exercise to improve cholesterol levels it must be? Answer was none of the above (strenuos, at least an hour in duration, and done under a dr.'s supervision are the ones I remember)

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1. True or False: If you exercise regularly, it's possible to reduce your cholesterol even if you don't lose weight. True.
2. True or False: If you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. True.
3. True or False: Appetite and hunger are one in the same. False.

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

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

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



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The question I got wrong today is - how many calories can you save by eating 1/2 a baked sweet potato versus 4 ounces of sweet potato casserole? I said 45, the answer is 154.

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1. True or False: High blood pressure is usually asymptomatic. True.
2. According to the glycemic index, people should eat more foods that have...A low glycemic index.
3. Most exercisers lose how many cups of fluid (sweat) per hour of moderate exercise? 4 cups.
4. According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? Unsweetened cocoa powder.
5. What does BMI stand for? Body mass index.

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

True or False: Oats are naturally gluten-free. TRUE

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

True or False: Strength training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout. TRUE

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I copy and paste the questions and somehow deleted them and of course don't remember them

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1. True or False: Vitamins contain calories. False.
2. How much calcium do adults between the ages of 19 and 50 need each day? 1,000 mg.
3. Where is most of the body's serotonin located? In the gastrointestinal tract.
4. If you made chocolate chip cookies with half the chips called for in the recipe, how many calories would you save per cookie? 22.

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

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

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 is blood pressure measured? (mmHG)

5.What percentage of women have cellulite? (90%)

6.What is the name of the condition of an UNDERACTIVE thyroid? (Hypothyroid)




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1. Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? Diarrhea.
2. __ is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food. Hunger.
3. To make refined or bleached "white flour," what part of the wheat kernel is removed? A and B (The wheat bran, The wheat germ) only.
4. 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. What is the most accurate method of measuring body fat percentage? underwater weighing

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

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


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

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

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

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


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BAD start for August.

1. On average, which mayonnaise-based salad contains FEWER calories? Coleslaw.
2. What causes the common cold? Exposure to a virus.
3. True or False: Research shows that both green AND black teas contain heart-protecting antioxidants. True.
4. Individuals who do not absorb vitamin B-12 properly might have what condition? Permicious anemia.
5. A whole-grain wheat kernel contains 3 parts. What are they called? Bran, germ and endosperm.
6. What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? 15%.
7. If left uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to: All of the above (Blindness, Gum disease, Digestive problems, Kidney damage or failure, Impotence, Amputation).

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1.True or False: The friendly bacteria in your digestive tract make vitamins that you body uses. (T)
2.The US Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans eat what percentage of their meals away from home. (29%)
3.True or False: If you smoke, you should check with your doctor before starting a new fitness program. (T)


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1. True or False: iron is only found in red meat. False.
2. How is blood pressure measured? mm HG (missed)
3. What is the most common symptom of high blood pressure? None of the above - no symptom.
4. Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT...Vitamin C. It has Vitamin B-1, Vitamin D, and Vitamin D9. (missed!)
5. Line up these 5 homemade pies in order of most to least calories per slice (highest to lowest): pecan pie, cherry pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie.

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1. Darker colored honey is...Richer in antioxidants.
2. True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play a significant role in your body: it's just bad for you.
3. True or False: Eggs are a lower-quality protein than poultry, beef, fish, and beans. False.

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

2.True or False: Brown eggs and white eggs have the same nutritional value. (T)

3.True or False: Antibiotics can treat a cold or the flu.(F)



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1. True or False: The majority of the fat found in an egg is saturated fat. False.
2. True or False: Too much calcium intake can lead to problems. True.
3. What BMI (body mass index) range is considered healthy? 18.5-24.9

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1.True or False: You can develop osteoarthritis by being physically inactive or physically overactive. (T)

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

3.True or False: The best way to get more flax into your diet is to cook your food in flaxseed oil. (F)

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


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1. True or False: depression can be life threatening. True.
2. True or False: taking allergy medications regularly will cure allergies. False.
3. True or False: eggs are a lower quality protein than poultry, beef, fish and beans. False.

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1. A green-colored ring around the yolk of a hard-boiled egg is caused by...Both A&C (Overcooking and Boiling eggs in water with iron content).
2. Which of the following nutrients should you LIMIT if you want to improve your cholesterol levels? A, B, and C only (Trans fats, Saturated fats, and Cholesterol)
3. True or False: With proper treatment, osteoarthritis is curable. False.

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

2.True or False: Strength training elevates your metabolism immediately following a workout. (T)
Americans get ___ of their daily calories from beverages. (21%)

3.Individuals who do not absorb vitamin B-12 properly might have what condition? (Pernicious anemia )

4.True or False: Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. (T)

5.True or False: Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. (T)



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1. Which of the following statements about monounsaturated fatty acids is true? they liquify at room temperature.
2. Vegans need to take supplemental Vitamin B-12 (true or false). True (missed!)
3. What causes the common cold? exposure to a virus.
4. Which type of food can be stored as body fat? carbohydrates, fat and protein.

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1. Which item is the lowest-calorie desert at the golden arches? McDonald's Kiddie Cone.
2. Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset of menopause? None of the above.
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: Stretching can cause injury. True.

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1.True or False: Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat. (T)

2.GRAMS of sugar listed on a nutrition label is equal to 1 teaspoon of sugar. (4)

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



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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. True or False: simply walking for 15 minutes per day (without changing your diet) can prevent weight gain. False. (sigh. missed.)
3. Which has fewer calories? McDonald's Quarter Pounder with cheese or Chipotle's chicken burrito (tortilla, rice, chicken, tomato salsa, lettuce and cheese)? The McDonald's Quarter Pounder with cheese.
4. True or False: chronic stress can literally make you sick. True.

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1. True or False: To lose body fat, it doesn't matter what you eat as long as you stat within your range. False.
2. Who is more likely to develop high blood pressure? It depends on the person's age.
3. Which of the following vitamins is water soluble? Vitamin B-12.
4. A thiamin (vitamin B-1) deficiency can lead to: Beriberi.
5. True or False: For best results, you should increase the amount of weight you lift every time you workout. False.

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

2.Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks. (F)

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

4.How many calories are burned in a year doing house cleaning (50,000)


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1. What does BMI stand for? body mass index (I'm really disgusted I missed this)
2. True or False: depression is a normal part of life. False
3. Can food labels that list zero trans fats actually contain some trans fats? Yes
4. True or False: obesity may prevent the immune system from functioning properly. True

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1. True or False: People who skip breakfast tend to LOSE MORE weight than people who eat breakfast. False.
2. After age 60, people who don't strength train lose how many pounds of muscle per year (on average)? 1 pound.
3. True or False: Eating soup before your meal can help you consume fewer total calories during your meal. True.
4. How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain? 7 calories.
5. 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.

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1.True or False: Walking provides enough impact to strengthen bones and decrease one's risk of osteoporosis (T)

2.Although menopause usually does not require extra medical care, a woman should see her doctor if: (all the answers were correct) missed

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

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



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1. A whole grain wheat kernel contains 3 parts. What are they called? bran, germ and endosperm.
2. What is the best source of folate? leafy green vegetables.
3. Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy on your mashed potatoes to save...30 calories. (missed)
4. Which of the following "menu words" signals the lightest menu item? poached.

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1. True or False: Minerals cannot be destroyed by light, water, or heat. True.
2. True or False: Eggs can absorb flavors and smells from your fridge. True.
3. All of the following statements about perimenopause are true EXCEPT which one? A woman is usually infertile during this time.
4. True or False: Soluble and insoluble fiber have the same functions and benefits. False.

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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. (T)
2.True or False: Carbohydrates are the only source of energy used by the brain. (T) missed
3.Which type of fat is solid at room temperature? (saturated fat)
4.Which of the following foods contain fiber?
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1. How many cup of popcorn does a large tub from a movie theater usually contain? 20 cups.
2. Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis? A, B, C, and D only (Flaxseeds, Pumpkin seeds, Hempseeds, and Salmon).
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. True or False: Women need more calcium than men do. False.
5. True or False: Everything you eat after 7 PM is more likely to be stored as fat. False.

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1. Hunger is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food. (as opposed to appetite or craving)
2. To make refined or bleached "white flour", what part of the wheat kernel is removed? the wheat bran and wheat germ. (missed)
3. True or False: removing the skin from a basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories. False. (40 calories)
4. True or False: fish that live in warm, sunny waters contain more Omega-3's. False.

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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.How many servings of ice cream are in a single pint?(4)

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



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1. True or False: if you feel thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. True.
2. Wheat bran, whole grains, fruits and vegetables are good sources of which type of fiber? Insoluable fiber. (missed)
3. True or False: "stretching" and "warming up" are the same thing. False.
4. 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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For optimum health, you want your HDL cholesterol to be… High (greater than 60 mg/dL) Low (less than 40 mg/dL)

To help relieve some of the discomfort of hot flashes, a woman can: B and D only - Limit Caffeine Intake and Wear Layers of clothing

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

What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? 15%

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

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1. How many colds does the average adult catch ach year? 2-4.
2. What blood pressure reading is considered optimal? 120/80.
3. After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most? Carbohydrates.

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

2.How many of the calories in a healthy diet should come from carbohydrates, according to reputable nutrition experts? (45-65%)

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


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1. how many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-ounce can of soda contain? 10 (missed)
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. Where is most of the body's serotonin located? in the gastrointestinal tract (missed)
4. Riboflavin is another name for which vitamin? B-2 (missed)
5. it's best to start your strength training workouts with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles. True.
6. 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.

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1.True or False: Removing the skin from a butter-basted turkey will reduce your caloric intake by about 80 calories. (F) missed

2.How many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-oz can of soda contain? (10 ) missed

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

4.Compared to regular ice cream, gelato has... (less air) missed

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

6.Which of the following is an appropriate warm up?
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7.Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches?( McDonald’s kiddie cone)



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1. True or False: Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold. True.
2. True or False: Your body needs sodium. True.
3. To help relieve some of the discomfort of hot flashes, a woman can: B and D only (Limit caffeine intake and Wear layers of clothing).

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1. True or False: starches, sugars and fiber are all types of carbohydrates. True.
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. Missed this one.
3. The iron found in animal products is called heme iron.
4. True or False: the frozen dessert known as "Italian ice" contains milk, just like ice cream. False.

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1.Which nutrient is known as the sunshine vitamin? (Vitamin D)

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

3.True or False: It's best to start your strength-training workouts with exercises for larger muscles and then work on your smaller muscles. (T)

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


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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.According to research conducted at Tufts University, people who consume the most whole grains are ___ less likely to develop diabetes (42%)

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



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1. How soon after working out should you eat? Within 30 minutes to 2 hours.
2. How many types of diabetes are there? 3.
3. Which of the following vitamins is water soluable: A, B-12, or D? B-12.

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