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Senior Quick Quiz—1
Test your health savvy

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well. Answers appear below.

1. Recent research shows that people ages 65 and older who frequently eat broiled or baked fish and avoid fried fish are up to 30 percent less likely to suffer from:
 allergies
 stroke
 asthma
 kidney disease
2. After age 65, both men and women are diagnosed with the following disease at the same rate:
 Alzheimer’s disease
 breast cancer
 osteoporosis
 colon cancer
2. In addition to calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus, the following vitamin, found in animal-based foods like meat and dairy products, can help prevent osteoporosis:
 B12
 B6
 folate
 magnesium
2. A recent study shows that people between ages 55 and 85 who nap every afternoon for 30 to 120 minutes improve their:
 amental ability
 heart rate
 eye sight
 weight
2. A reduced, distorted or lost sense of taste or smell can be a risk factor for:
 heart disease
 stroke
 diabetes
 all of the above
2. Stiffness, redness or warmth in your joints may be a sign of:
 tendonitis
 a torn ligament
 arthritis
 all of the above

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