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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—7

Do you know what’s best for your body? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of health, nutrition and fitness.

1. A Mediterranean-type diet, which lowers your heart disease risk, includes:
 raw vegetables, whole grains and eggs
 fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts and olive oil with small amounts of dairy products and red meat
 fish and chicken with small amounts of bread and cereal
 equal amounts of vegetables, grains, meat and dairy products along with daily consumption of red wine
2. You can lower your risk of developing osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) if you:
 lose excess weight
 avoid hormone therapy
 stay out of the sun
 quit smoking
3. A recent study shows that regular practice of yoga improves all the following except:
 aerobic fitness
 muscular strength
 flexibility
 balance
4. Which of the following is more common in women than in men?
 gallbladder disease
 underactive thyroid gland
 eating disorders
 all of the above
5. Which statement is not true about caffeine?
 Caffeine is present in more than 1,000 over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
 For most people, moderate amounts of caffeine cause no physical harm.
 All noncola carbonated beverages are caffeine free.
 Instant coffee contains less caffeine than fresh brewed.

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