Weekly Health Quiz: Apple Cider Vinegar, Mitochondria and Lectins

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January 08, 2018 | 25,940 views

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?

  • Digestion
  • Fermentation

    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.

  • Distillation
  • Nuclear fragmentation

2 The most important metabolic intervention radically improving mitochondrial regeneration and stem cell production is:

  • Exercise, especially strength training
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • 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:

  • Brain
  • Gut

    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.

  • Lymphatics
  • Cerebrospinal fluid

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
  • Mindfulness meditation

    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.

  • Transcendental meditation

5 What substance released during exercise can improve your mitochondrial health, slow down age-related muscle decline and boost your heart and brain health?

  • Ketones
  • Nitric oxide

    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)
  • PGC 1-alpha

6 Popular commercial cleaners contain chemicals that may damage your:

  • Liver
  • Kidneys
  • 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.

  • Sprouting them
  • Cooking them in a slow cooker