2010 Tql Biggest Loser Health & Wellness IQ

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

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A healthy lifestyle is about maintaing a balance between diet, fitness, mental and phsysical wellness. Your mini-challenge this week is to test your Health & Wellness IQ. Individiduals (not teams) with the highest score will be entered into a drawing for a 1 year magazine subscription to Men's or Women's Health and a $20 Panera Gift Card. You will have 15 minutes to complete the quiz and in order to remain eligible for the prize, you must take the quiz by Friday, March 5th at 4:00pm.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many minutes of cardio endurance activities should you get in at least four days a week?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 2. 
    How many calories, in body weight terms, equals one pound?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1500

    • C. 

      2500

    • D. 

      3500

  • 3. 
    To keep your body weight exactly the same tomorrow as it is today, the energy you expend in all of your daily (and nightly) activities—breathing, walking, sleeping, yelling at the neighbor's dog—needs to equal exactly the energy that you consume as calories. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Stimulants like caffeine and nicotine, for example, can stay in one's system for as long as __ to ____ hours, so that afternoon jolt of coffee may be keeping you up at night.
    • A. 

      2 to 4

    • B. 

      4 to 6

    • C. 

      6 to 8

    • D. 

      8 to 10

  • 5. 
    Your muscle turns to fat when you stop working out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel - the bran, germ, and endosperm. Which of the following is not an example of whole grains?
    • A. 

      Whole-wheat flour

    • B. 

      White bread

    • C. 

      Oatmeal

    • D. 

      Brown rice

  • 7. 
    Diets rich in potassium may help to maintain healthy blood pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To protect your teeth, you should avoid:
    • A. 

      Dried fruits

    • B. 

      Tea, which is a good source of fluoride

    • C. 

      Fresh fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins A and C

    • D. 

      Calcium-rich foods, such as low-fat milk, yogurt, and cheese.

  • 9. 
    __________ oil is a natural source of omega-3 fatty acid, DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), which the American Heart Association recommends for a healthy and balanced diet.
    • A. 

      Vegetable

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Canola

    • D. 

      Olive

  • 10. 
    Your muscles grow during exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    People who are overweight or obese have an increased risk for the following health conditions:
    • A. 

      Coronary heart disease

    • B. 

      Type 2 diabetes

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Stroke

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
     BMI or Body Mass Index is a method of estimating a person's body fat levels based upon a person's weight and height measurement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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