Weekly Health Quiz: Apple Cider Vinegar, Mitochondria and Lectins
January 08, 2018
1 Apple cider vinegar is made through what type of process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties?
Apple cider vinegar is made through a fermentation process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties. Learn more.
2 The most important metabolic intervention radically improving mitochondrial regeneration and stem cell production is:
Exercise, especially strength training
Multiday water fasting
Multiday water fasting is an effective antiaging strategy that activates your body's ability to promote cellular protection, regeneration and rejuvenation. Learn more.
Lowering EMF exposure
3 Seventy to 80 percent of your immune system resides in your:
Because 70 to 80 percent of your immune system resides within your gastrointestinal tract, optimizing your gut microbiome can have far-reaching effects on your physical health and emotional well-being. Learn more.
4 A type of meditation in which you focus on paying attention to the moment you're in right now is called:
Cognitive skills meditation
Emotional freedom technique
One type of meditation easily applied to virtually any activity is called "mindfulness," which involves paying attention to the moment you're in right now. Learn more.
5 What substance released during exercise can improve your mitochondrial health, slow down age-related muscle decline and boost your heart and brain health?
The Nitric Oxide Dump workout stimulates your body's release of nitric oxide, improving your mitochondrial health, slowing down age-related muscle decline and boosting heart health. Learn more.
cAMP (cyclic AMP)
6 Popular commercial cleaners contain chemicals that may damage your:
Central nervous system
All of the above
Commercial cleaners emit toxic chemicals that may cause organ damage and cancer. Clean your home safely and effectively using natural ingredients like baking soda, vinegar, coconut oil, lemons and castile soap. Learn more.
7 Among the most problematic lectin-containing foods are beans, grains, legumes and members of the nightshade family like eggplants, potatoes and peppers. The best way to reduce lectins in cooked beans is by:
Soaking them for at least eight hours before cooking
Using a pressure cooker
The best way to neutralize lectins when cooked is in a pressure cooker. Learn more.