Health Risks And Aging Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Health Risks And Aging Trivia Questions! Quiz

Aging is made up of a number of processes that cause deterioration of your body's cells and lead to the loss of physical, sensory, and mental capabilities. How familiar are you with the factors that increase your risk for disease and accelerate aging? In their new book, Transcend: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever, Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman, M. D. Will show you how to dramatically slow down the aging processes and in many cases to stop or even reverse them. In this way, you can stay young until we have even more knowledge to become even younger.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these are NOT risk factors for heart disease?
    • A. 

      Smoking cigarettes & high cholesterol

    • B. 

      Excess weight & family history

    • C. 

      Marathon running & veganism

    • D. 

      Type A personality & power lifting

  • 2. 
    Which of these factors could create a risk for vitamin D deficiency?
    • A. 

      Heavy smog

    • B. 

      Sunscreen with 30 SPF

    • C. 

      Working the "graveyard shift"

    • D. 

      Perpetual cloudiness

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Healthy bacteria populations in your GI tract may be reduced by which of the following except?
    • A. 

      Diets high in dairy products

    • B. 

      Antibiotic use

    • C. 

      Caffeine intake

    • D. 

      Excessive alcohol consumption

  • 4. 
    Stress can result in elevated cortisol levels and hormonal imbalances. What kind of diet is useful to help keep cortisol production under control?
    • A. 

      Low protein diet

    • B. 

      Low-glycemic-load diet

    • C. 

      Low fat diet

    • D. 

      High protein diet

  • 5. 
    Risk factors for metabolic syndrome include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Elevated fasting blood sugar

    • C. 

      Larger abdominal circumference

    • D. 

      Heightened HDL cholesterol levels

    • E. 

      High triglyceride levels

  • 6. 
    Lifestyle changes that help reduce your risk of cancer include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Exercising regularly

    • B. 

      Staying out of the sun completely

    • C. 

      Losing excess body weight

    • D. 

      Managing your stress level

    • E. 

      Eat organic produce

  • 7. 
    The risk of Alzheimer's disease may be increased by a deficiency in which nutrient?
    • A. 

      Vitamin E

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin A

    • D. 

      Vitamin B12

  • 8. 
    Ray & Terry recommend which of the following tests for monitoring hormone balance? (choose 2 answers)
    • A. 

      Cortisol testing

    • B. 

      IGF-1 (Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1) testing

    • C. 

      GH (Growth Hormone) testing

    • D. 

      Thalamus testing

  • 9. 
    Inflammation underlies many major diseases. Which substance is made in the liver and indicates the amount of inflammation in the body?
    • A. 

      Cortisone levels

    • B. 

      Glycation

    • C. 

      C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

    • D. 

      Cetyl myristoleate

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