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Health Words quiz—25

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

1. Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke increase their lung cancer risk by up to:
 5 percent
 15 percent
 30 percent
 There is no measurable increase in lung cancer risk.
2. According to the National Institutes of Health, research has shown the herb St. John’s wort seems to be beneficial in treating:
 mild depression
 adult acne
 obesity
 pregnancy-related symptoms
3. Which of the following is not a risk factor for breast cancer?
 beginning your period before age 12
 drinking alcohol
 having your first child before age 30
 not having children
4. Hair loss can be caused by:
 low levels of iron and protein in your diet
 hair treatments such as coloring and perming
 depression medications
 all of the above
5. According to FDA guidelines, any product that claims to be “low fat” must have, per serving:
 less than 0.5 grams (g) of fat
 3 g of fat or less
 6 g of fat or less
 10 g of fat or less

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