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1. True or False: Surrounding yourself with people who tend to overeat makes YOU more likely to overeat, too. True.
2. Of adults with arthritis, how many take part in a regular exercise program? 2/3.
3. 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. True.

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1) What does hypertension mean? High blood pressure
2) For best results, how long should you hold a stretch? 15-30 seconds.
3) Regularly walking about 10000 steps per day can help lower blood pressure. True

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Which of the following can help reduce the length and severity of colds and flu?
A, B, and C only (Eating dark green vegetables, Drinking lots of water, and Getting plenty of sleep)

True or False: Exercise can help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease.
True

True or False: The key to developing muscle strength is to create tension within a muscle.
True

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1. True or False: Heart disease is the result of a combination of uncontrollable and controllable risk factors. True.
2. What is the role of insulin in the body? It helps convert glucose (from food) into usable energy.
3. Which of the following statements about monounsaturated fatty acids is true? They are liquid at room temperature.

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1) How much calcium do adults between the ages of 19 and 50 need each day? 1,000
2) In the U.S., how far does the average food item travel before it reaches your table? Over 1,000 miles
3) If people only ate healthful foods like fruits and vegetables they would never gain weight. false

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8/15/12 10:26 A

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

True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite.
False

True or False: Osteoarthritis most often affects the wrists and elbows.
False

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1. Iron found in animal products is called...Heme iron.
2. Beans, peas, lentils, and oats are good sources of which kind of fiber? Soluble fiber.
3. To make refined or bleached "white flour", what part of the wheat kernel is removed? A and B only (The wheat bran, and The wheat germ).

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1) Which of the following ingredients is NOT a caloric sweetener? Sucralose
2) How many calories does a single gram of protein provide? 4
3) How many pounds of calcium are in the average adult body? 2-3 pounds
4) BMI is the most accurate way to determine a person's degree of obesity. False

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How much calcium do adults between the ages of 19 and 50 need each day?
• 1,000 mg

Which of the following is NOT a good nutrition strategy for type 2 diabetics?
• Eating protein with every meal and snack - Wrong
• Eating fat with every meal and snack – Correct Answer

Who is most likely to experience osteoarthritis?
• A woman over 65

What does 'isometric' mean?
• Same tension - Wrong
• Same length - Correct

True or False: HDL cholesterol is the healthy kind.
• True

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True or False: Vitamins contain calories.
False

Which of the following foods contain fiber?
F, G, and H only (Nuts and seeds, Fruits and vegetables, and Whole grains)

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

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1) Depression can occur when other areas of your life are going well. True
2) A whole-grain wheat kernel contains 3 parts. What are they called? Bran, germ and
endosperm
3) Roughly how many calories do people burn by cleaning their houses each year 50,000

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1. What common food source is usually fortified with vitamin D? Milk.
2. According to the glycemic index, people should eat more foods that have...A low glycemic index.
3. 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.

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8/13/12 11:39 P

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True or False: People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin.
False

True or False: Only overweight people have cellulite.
False

Which of the following dietary habits does NOT contribute to high blood pressure?
A high intake of calcium

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1. True or False: Pollen counts are HIGHEST between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. False.
2. If your friend becomes obese, your chance of becoming obese, too, increases by how much? 57%.
3. True or False: One ounce of dark chocolate contains as much caffeine as an 8-ounce cup of coffee. False.
4. Which of the following foods contains the most calcium per serving? Collard greens (1 cup).

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1) Wearing ankle or wrist weights is a safe way to add intensity to your walks. False
2) Approximately how many varieties of tea are there? 3,000
3) What is systolic blood pressure? number in the blood pressure reading

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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 – Correct Answer
• Glucose in the bloodstream doesn't respond to insulin – wrong Answer

What does the word 'aerobic' mean?
• 'With oxygen'

True or False: Exercise can be just as effective in treating depression as antidepressant medications are.
• True

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1. True or False: As long as you're working hard, you don't need to change your workout routine. False.
2. When is the best time to stretch? After you workout,
3. Which nutrient is known as the sunshine vitamin? Vitamin D.

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How many calories does a single gram of protein provide?
• 4 calories

True or False: Starches, sugar and fiber are all types of carbohydrates.
• True

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

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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

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

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

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

True or False: If you feel any discomfort whatsoever during exercise, you should stop.
• False

Which nutrient is known as the sunshine vitamin?
• Vitamin D


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1) Men need more vitamin K each day than women do. True
2) Why should milk be stored in opaque (non-clear) containers? Light destroys nutrients in the milk.
3) Related to exercise, what does the term 'blood pooling' refer to? The collection of blood in the extremities.

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

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

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

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Vitamins A, D, E, and K are:
Fat –soluble vitamins

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: Adults over age 50 need more calcium than their younger counterparts.
True

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1. Who is more likely to develop high blood pressure? It depends on the person's age.
2. 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.
3. True or False: Exercising will prevent cellulite. False.
4. Where does most of the fuel you burn during exercise come from? Stored carbohydrates and fat.

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1) On average, women in the United States experience menopause at what age? 51
2) For optimum health, you want your HDL cholesterol to be...High (greater than 60 mg/dL
3) 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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___ is the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food.
Hunger

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

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

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1. Very large doses of vitamin C can cause what problem? Diarrhea.
2. Where is most of the body's serotonin located? In the gastrointestinal tract.
3. True or False: If people only at healthful foods like fruits and vegetables they would never gain weight. False.

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1) How often should you strength train with each major muscle group? 2 -3 times a week
2) Stretching can cause injury. True
3) The only way your body can store energy from food is in the form of body fat. False

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1) How often should you strength train with each major muscle group? 2 -3 times a week
2) Stretching can cause injury. True
3) The only way your body can store energy from food is in the form of body fat. False

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Which of the following ingredients is a sign that a food product is made with 100% whole wheat?
None of the above

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

How many cups of popcorn does a large tub from a movie theatre usually contain?
20 cups

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1. True or False: Cholesterol doesn't play a significant role in your body; it's just bad for you. False.
2. True or False: Besides foods fortifies with calcium, you can only get calcium from dairy foods like milk and yogurt. False.
3. Americans get _ of their daily calories from beverages. 21%.

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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) Daytime sleepiness always means a person isn’t getting enough sleep. False
3) Sweating during exercise causes acne. False

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

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

True or False: Americans eat more ice cream per year than any other country.
False

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1) To become a better runner, you must run every day. False
2) There are many precautions you can take as an adult to prevent allergies from developing. False
3) If one or both of your parents had high blood pressure, your risk of developing it. Doubles

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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. True or False: Only liposuction can remove cellulite. False.
3. True or False: Strength training helps reduce the risk of diabetes. True.

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1) Depression can be life-threatening. True
2) A middle-aged (or older) person who has never exercised before should get a doctor's clearance before starting a fitness program. True
3) How many types of diabetes mellitus are there 3

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True or False: Lifting weights can also help strengthen your bones.
True

Which item is the lowest-calorie dessert at the golden arches?
McDonald’s Kiddie Cone

Vegans need to take supplemental vitamin B-12.
True

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1. If you take time off or stop strength training, how quickly will your muscles begin to lose strength? Within 2 weeks.
2. True or False: The only symptom of insomnia is difficulty falling asleep. False.
3. True or False: Even a person who is mildly overweight should get a doctor's clearance before starting a new fitness program. True.

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Which of the following factors affect your flexibility level?
• A - Age
• B – Gender
• C - Level of activity (exercise history)
• D - Temperature
• All of the above – Correct Answer

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

When is the best time to stretch?
• After you workout

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What is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)?
An antioxidant

How many different nutrients does your body need each day?
45

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

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1. Which Girl Scout cookie gives you the most cookies for your calories? Shortbread.
2. True or False: Some medications can affect your rate during exercise. True.
3. True or False: Cold and flu viruses can live on surfaces like doorknobs. True.
4. True or False: Wearing a heart rate monitor is the best way a person with high blood pressure can measure their exercise intensity. False.
5. How many types of diabetes mellitus are there? Three.

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True or False: SparkPeople's Food & Fitness Tracker application for the iPhone and iPod touch costs just $1.99.
• False

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

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

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What is the "golden rule" for weight loss?
• Calories out must exceed calories in


Which of the following measures can be taken to help prevent or delay the onset menopause?
• Exercising regularly (3-5 times per week)
• Getting 800-1,500 mg. of calcium daily
• Limiting caffeine to less than 300 mg daily
• Maintaining a healthy weight
• None of the above – Correct Answer


Which conventionally grown fruit tends to be HIGHEST in pesticide residue?
• Peaches – Wrong Answer
• Apples – Correct Answer

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%


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1) As long as you're working hard, you don't need to change your workout routine. False
2) Osteoporosis (bone loss) is a common concern for aging women who can help prevent it by all of the above
3) Only overweight people have cellulite. False

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1) If you're not active or exercising after eating a meal or snack, the food you eat will turn into body fat. False
2) Increased thirst and urination, coupled with fatigue and weight loss could be symptoms of what condition? Type 2 diabetes.
3) People with type 2 diabetes are dependent on insulin. False

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What is the role of insulin in the body?
• It helps convert glucose (from food) into usable energy

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

True or False: Britain's Earl of the Sandwich invented the sandwich.
• True

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1. True or False: The majority of the fat found in an egg is saturated fat. False.
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: Women should lift weights for more repetitions to avoid bulking up. False.

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What is Acai?
A berry from Brazil

True or False: Breastfeeding longer than six months INCREASES a child's risk of developing allergies.

A Body Mass Index (BMI) under ___ is considered underweight?
18.5

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1. True or False: People who skip breakfast tend to LOSE MORE weight than people who eat breakfast. False.
2. True or False: The best way to get rid of belly fat is by doing more abdominal exercises like crunches. False. (Not awake yet, lol.)
3. True or False: It's normal for people to become depressed as they get older. False.
4. Which has fewer calories-the burger or the burrito? McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese.

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True or False: It's important to maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule each day, including weekends.
True

Which of the following best characterizes the 'valsalva maneuver'?
A breathing issue

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

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