Test Your Weight Loss Knowledge

  • This is a good way for adults to decide whether they need to lose weight.

    Compare their weight with their friends' weight

    Study the models in magazines

    Calculate their body mass index (BMI)

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  • Waist measurement is another way to see if you should lose weight.

    True

    False

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  • Being at an unhealthy weight can lead to serious health problems, including:

    High blood pressure

    Heart disease

    Type 2 diabetes

    Sleep apnea

    All of the above

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  • To lose weight safely, get plenty of exercise and eat the right amount of healthy food.

    True

    False

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  • Keeping a food journal is a good way to become aware of:

    What's on sale at the grocery store

    Your eating habits

    Where to buy the best fruit

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  • Which of the following is NOT part of a healthy eating plan?

    Fruits and vegetables

    Whole grains

    Fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products

    Lean meats, poultry, fish, bean, eggs, and nuts

    Foods high in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, salt, and added sugar

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  • Which of the following can help you control your food portions?

    Follow the serving size on the package.

    Eat as much as you want when hungry.

    Eat from smaller plates.

    Skip meals when possible.

    A and C

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  • To lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than:

    The calories you burn when you exercise

    The calories you burn when you sleep

    The calories you burn doing daily activities

    All of the above

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  • How much exercise should you get?

    A half-hour a week

    One hour a week

    2.5 hours a week

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  • This is a simple way to get more physical activity:

    Get off the bus one stop earlier and walk the rest of the way

    Use the stairs instead of the elevator

    Park your car farther away from your destination

    Reduce your TV or computer screen time

    All of the above

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