Weekly Health Quiz: Plants, Oxygen and Bees

1 For optimal health, your omega-3 index should be:

  • Below 8 percent
  • As close to 100 percent as possible
  • As close to 1 percent as possible
  • 8 percent or higher

    While a general recommendation is to take 3 to 4 grams of marine-based omega-3 per day, the only way to identify your ideal dose is to measure your omega-3 index with a blood test. For optimal health, aim for an omega-3 index of 8 percent or higher. Learn more.

2 Which of the following has NOT been implicated in bee die-offs?

  • Overfeeding

    Recent research suggests glyphosate may kill bees by altering the bacterial composition in the bees' guts, making them more prone to fatal infections. Other factors implicated in bee die-offs include neonicotinoids, parasitic infestations, poor nutrition and habitat loss. Learn more.

  • Neonicotinoid pesticides
  • Glyphosate-based herbicides
  • Habitat loss

3 According to available research, to prevent one case of influenza, how many people must be vaccinated?

  • 1
  • 71

    To prevent one case of influenza, 71 people must be vaccinated. Meanwhile, one case of flu will be prevented for every 33 people taking a vitamin D supplement. Learn more.

  • 11
  • 51

4 Flotation therapy in a sensory deprivation tank can be enormously beneficial in the treatment of which of the following injuries?

  • Bone breaks
  • Back injury
  • Traumatic brain injuries

    Sensory deprivation therapy can be enormously beneficial in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries by resetting the neuroendocrine system. Learn more.

  • Neck injury

5 Which of the following plant fibers is used to make linen?

  • Nettle
  • Hemp
  • Bamboo
  • Flax

    Flax can be grown for a nutritional seed harvest, and its fiber is used in the making of linen. Learn more.

6 Which of the following formulas help optimize your endurance by ensuring enough oxygen is being put through your body to fuel fat burning rather than sugar burning?

  • 180 minus age

    180 minus your age is the heart rate at which enough oxygen is being put through your body to fuel fat burning, and to not put you into glycogen or sugar burning. Learn more.

  • 190 minus age
  • 210 minus age
  • 220 minus age

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