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

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, Cholesterol)

How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?
1/2 cup

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1. True or False: Eating food that was cooked in aluminum cookware can lead to Alzheimer's disease. False.
2. Which of the following nutrients can be found in flaxseeds? All of the above (Lignans, Omega-3 fatty acids, Fiber, and Protein).
3. True or False: Antidepressants are the only effective treatment for depression. False.

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9/2/12 6:32 A

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1) Beans , peas, lentils and oats are good sources of which kind of fiber? Soluble fiber.
2) With each step you take, how much force do your knees and hips experience? 2-4 times your body weight
3) All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contains probiotics (live and active cultures). False

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True or False: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women.
True

Which food naturally contains vitamin D?
Fish

What type of stretching should always be avoided?
Ballistic stretching

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1. True or False: The key to developing muscle strength is to create tension within a muscle. True.
2. Which of the following contributes to good heart health? All of the above (Brushing and flossing your teeth, Drinking green tea and eating dark chocolate, Decrease your negativity and increase your positivity, and Adopting a pet).
3. True or False: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows. False.

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True or False: Your body needs an adequate amount of carbohydrates to be able to burn fat.
True

What is the BEST source of folate?
Leafy green vegetables

Which of the following contributes to good heart health?
All of the above (Brushing and flossing your teeth, Drinking green tea and eating dark chocolate, Decreasing your negativity and increase your positivity, and adopting a pet)

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1. In the U.S., how far does the average food item travel before it reaches your table? Over 1,000 miles.
2. _ is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food. Hunger.
3. True or False: Vitamin C is only found in fruits. False.

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Americans get ___ of their daily calories from beverages.
21%

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

True or False: Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold.
True

What type of aerobic exercise involves sustaining one exercise intensity for several minutes?
Continuous training

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1. A potassium deficiency can lead to...High blood pressure.
2. How many different nutrients does your body need each day? 45.
3. Vitamin D and calcium work hand in hand to fight osteoarthritis often associated with aging. How much vitamin D do most adults need each day? 400-800 IU.
4. True or False: Men need more vitamin K each day than women do. True.
5. True or False: Regularly walking about 10,000 steps per day can help lower blood pressure. True.

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8/30/12 6:24 A

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1) How many calories does a single gram of alcohol contain? 7 Calories
2) You can develop osteoarthritis by being physically inactive or physically overactive. True
3) How soon after working out should you eat? 30 minutes to an hour


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Which of the following relaxation techniques will NOT help you get a better night's sleep?
Watching TV

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

Of adults with arthritis, how many take part in a regular exercise program?
2/3

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1. True or False: Soybeans can contain more Omega-3's than certain types of fish. True.
2. True or False: A person with a chronic condition should always get clearance from a doctor before starting an exercise program. True.
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. True or False: Simply walking for 15 minutes per day (without changing your diet) can prevent weight gain. False.
5. What is the most accurate method measuring body fat percentage? Underwater weighing.

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1) By adding exercise to your weight loss program, you'll be able to eat more calories and still lose weight. True
2) Which is false for the best method of relaxation when trying to get to sleep?!??! Watching TV
3) Riboflavin is another name for which vitamin? B2

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1. Which of the following relaxation techniques will NOT help you get a better night's sleep? Watching TV.
2. True or False: All grains and grain-based foods contain gluten. False.
3. 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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Which essential nutrients help regulate cellular fluid and transmit nerve impulses?
Minerals

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

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

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Cold and flu season is in full swing! To stop germs from spreading, how long should you wash your hands at each session?
20 seconds

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

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

Rewarding yourself for completing certain goals each week is an example of:
an incentive system

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Which of the following foods may help reduce your risk of osteoarthritis?
A - Flaxseeds
B - Pumpkin seeds
C - Hempseeds
D Salmon
A, B, C and D only Correct Answer

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


When exercising with high blood pressure, what is the best advice to follow?
Always talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program
Start out slowly, making gradual increases and listening to your body
Never hold your breath
Use measures other than heart rate to monitor your exercise intensity
All of the above Correct Answer

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8/27/12 6:28 P

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What percentage of women have cellulite?
90%

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

What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?
An antioxidant

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8/27/12 1:35 P

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1) It's important to maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule each day, including weekends. True
What percentage of antioxidants does olive oil lose after 6 months of storage 40%
Although menopause usually does not require extra medical care, a woman should see her doctor if: all of the above

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1. Riboflavin is another name for which vitamin? Vitamin B-2.
2. What does the "glycemic index" rank? Carbohydrate-containing foods.
3. True or False: A vitamin E deficiency is common in the U.S. False.
4. True or False: Your body needs cholesterol to be healthy. True.

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

What does 'isometric' mean?
Same length

One 5-Hour Energy drink contains 157 milligrams of caffeine. What is the recommended daily limit for adult caffeine intake?
No more than 400 milligrams per day

True or False: Men can get cellulite.
True

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1. True or False: Britain's Earl of the Sandwich invented the sandwich. True.
2. How many types of Omega-3 fatty acids are there? 3.
3. On average, women in the United States experience menopause at what age? 51.

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1) To build strength, your muscles must work ___ than they are used to Harder
2) What type of rhythmic exercise uses large muscle groups continuously? A & C
3) Untreated depression can lead to a weakened immune system. True

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Which of the following best describes calisthenics?
Body weight exercises

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

How soon after working out should you eat?
Within 30 minutes to 2 hours

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What does hypertension mean?
High blood pressure

To build greater muscle strength, you should do ___ repetitions of each exercise.
Both A and D

What is the best way to prevent the flu?
Get a flu shot

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True or False: All frozen yogurts are made with real yogurt that contains probiotics (live and active cultures).
False


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

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

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1. Who is most likely to experience IBS? Women.
2. True or False: Research has proven that detox diets help remove toxins from the body. False.
3. True or False: Dutch-processed chocolate contains the most antioxidants. False.

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1. True or False: Eating healthier and exercising more are the only ways to lower your cholesterol without taking medication. False
2. You logged extra time on the treadmill this morning and weighed yourself after. The scale dropped 2 pounds. Why? You lost 2 lbs of water from sweating
3. A potassium deficiency can lead to high blood pressure

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

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

Which of the following foods contain all 9 essential amino acids?
All of the above (Meat, Eggs, Fish, Poultry, Milk, Cheese & Soybeans)

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1. True or False: Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts. True.
2. What does "isometric" mean? Same length.
3. What level of serum (blood) cholesterol is considered healthy? Below 200 mg/dL.
4. What percentage of antioxidants does olive oil lose after 6 months of storage? 40%.
5. Which of the following foods contain cholesterol? A, B, C, D, and E only (Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs, and Dairy products).
6. How many calories per gram does alcohol contain? 7 calories per gram.

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1. The U.S. imports more cocoa beans than any other country. True
2. Obesity may prevent the immune system from functioning properly. True
3. Women need more calcium than men do. False
4. The best way to get rid of belly fat is by doing more abdominal exercises like crunches.false

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True or False: The friendly bacteria in your digestive tract make vitamins that you body uses.
True

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

BMI is the most accurate way to determine a person's degree of obesity.
False

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1. Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches? McDonald's Kiddie Cone.
2. Although menopause usually does not require medical are, a woman should see her doctor if: All of the above. (Your periods come closer together than every 21 days, Your periods that last longer than seven days or are very heavy, You experience bleeding between periods, You experience vaginal bleeding after more than one year without a period).
3. What percentage of lung capacity does the average person use while at rest? 15%.

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1. A person with a chronic condition should always get clearance from a doctor before starting an exercise program. True
2. What BMI (body mass index) range is considered overweight? 25 29.9
3. After an intense workout, what nutrient does your body need most? Carbs.
4. Vegans need to take supplemental vitamin B-12. True

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1. According to the USDA, which chocolate product contains the highest concentration of healthy compounds? Unsweetened cocoa powder.
2. True or False: Very slow weight loss is not beneficial in the long run. False.
3. How much water should you drink during a workout? 8 ounces every 15-20 minutes.

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Although menopause usually does not require extra medical care, a woman should see her doctor if:
All of the above (Your periods come closer together than every 21 days, Your periods that last longer than seven days or are very heavy, You experience bleeding between periods, You experience vaginal bleeding after more than one year without a period)

True or False: Depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.
False

The US Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans eat what percentage of their meals away from home.
29%

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8/22/12 3:00 A

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1) If you feel any discomfort whatsoever during exercise, you should stop. False
2) People can have type 2 diabetes and show no symptoms. True
3) Which chronic condition is mostly commonly called the 'silent killer' because it often presents with no symptom? High blood pressure

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

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

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 training.
2. Why should milk be stored in opaque (non-clear) containers)? Light destroys nutrients in the milk.
3. Which of the following can help reduce the length and severity of colds and flu? A, B, and C only (Eating dark green veggies, Drinking lots of water, and Getting plenty of sleep).

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1) Heart disease is the result of a combination of uncontrollable and controllable risk factors. True.
2) Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program. True
3) Ditch that 1/4 cup of turkey gravy on your mashed potatoes to save...30 calories

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8/20/12 10:59 P

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True or False: Vitamin C is only found in fruits.
False

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

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

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8/20/12 10:19 A

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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: Hemp seeds contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. True.
3. True or False: Sensitivities to specific allergens (such as pollen) are inherited. False.

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8/20/12 9:14 A

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1) Surrounding yourself with people who tend to overeat makes YOU more likely to overeat, too. True
2) How is blood pressure measured? mm/hg
3) .According to research conducted at Tufts University, people who consume the most whole grains are ___ less likely to develop diabetes (42%)

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8/19/12 9:27 P

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

How many teaspoons of sugar does a 12-oz can of soda contain?
10

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

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8/19/12 10:46 A

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1. How often should a healthy person get his or her blood pressure checked? Every time you see the doctor.
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. True or False: Eating chicken soup can help you recover from a cold. True.
4. Inactive adults who don't strength train regularly can lose how many pounds of muscle per year? 1/2 pound.

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8/19/12 4:13 A

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1) Which type of food can be stored as body fat?! All of the above
2) Cellulite is a special type of fat. False
3) Vitamin C is only found in fruits. False

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True or False: To become a better runner, you must run every day.
False

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

True or False: For a muscle to get stronger, it has to get bigger.
False

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1. Which of the following statements about sugar alcohols is FALSE? They contain 1/8 the calories that sugar does.
2. True or False: The nutrient content of an egg depends mostly on whether or not the eggs come from free range chickens. False.
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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8/18/12 9:01 A

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1) Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts. True
2) Your body needs an adequate amount of carbohydrates to be able to burn fat. True
3) What percentage of a cucumber is made of water? 96%

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True or False: People who skip breakfast tend to LOSE MORE weight than people who eat breakfast.
False

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

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

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