Fact-Filled Weekly Quiz

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October 23, 2017 | 3,513 views

1 Which seed powder do I recommend keeping in your kitchen at all times?

  • Pumpkin
  • Mustard

    Mustard seed contain compounds shown to inhibit cancer proliferation. Learn more.

  • Chia

2 Which body of water contains the largest "dead zone" in the world?

  • Mediteranean Sea
  • Lake Superior
  • Gulf of Mexico

    Nitrogen fertilizers and sewage sludge runoff from factory farms are responsible for creating a dead zone. Learn more.

3 Which cancer accounts for 55 percent of all cancers in women?

  • Obesity

    Cancers unrelated to obesity declined 13 percent between 2005 and 2014 while obesity-related cancer incidence rose by 7 percent. Learn more.

  • Breast
  • Lung

4 As a general rule, your body will adjust to the time zone change at a rate of _____ time zone(s) per day.

  • One

    If you need to be at your physical or psychological best, you'd want to fly out one or more days ahead of time. Learn more.

  • Two
  • Three

5 The average American spends how many hours each day sitting?

  • 9
  • 11
  • 13

    You should strive to spend no more than three hours each day sitting, while staying active for the rest (aside from sleeping). Learn more.

6 According to the film "Automatic Brain," what percentage of your activities does your subconscious mind manage?

  • 50
  • 75
  • 90

    The film is based on the belief that your subconscious mind manages about 90 percent of everything you do whether you are asleep or awake. Learn more.

7 According to a recent study, having a dog will increase moderate physical activity by an additional _____ minutes a day.

  • 9
  • 22

    Other suggestions include using a vibrating platform such as the Power Plate or even a mini trampoline. Learn more.

  • 37