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Weekly Health Quiz: Pushups, Planks and Glyphosate

1 The following nutrient deficiency is a powerful predictor of heart disease; recent research shows even subclinical deficiency of this nutrient can compromise your cardiovascular health.

  • Magnesium

    Low magnesium is a powerful predictor of heart disease, and recent research shows even subclinical magnesium deficiency can compromise your cardiovascular health. Learn more.

  • Vitamin D
  • B vitamins
  • Vitamin C

2 Based on the number of people killed each year, the third leading cause of death in the U.S. is:

  • Heart disease
  • Medical errors

    Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing an estimated 250,000 Americans each year; side effects from drugs, taken as prescribed, account for the vast majority of iatrogenic deaths. Learn more.

  • Chronic respiratory diseases
  • Drug overdoses

3 The following supplement is a simple and effective way to improve constipation:

  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin A
  • Magnesium

    One of the most popular short-term natural supplements that is effective against constipation is magnesium. It both softens stool (by drawing water into your intestines) and relaxes your muscles, allowing for easier elimination and less straining. Learn more.

  • Calcium

4 The following nutrients have NOT been scientifically identified as having a vital impact on brain health and neurodegenerative disease prevention:

  • Omega-3 fats DHA and EPA
  • Choline, phosphatidylserine and acetyl-L-carnitine
  • Vitamins D and B12
  • Vitamins C, K and calcium

    Nutrients that are vital for brain health and cognition include the marine-based omega-3 fats DHA and EPA, choline, phosphatidylserine, acetyl-L-carnitine, and vitamins D and B12. Learn more.

5 Planks and pushups are examples of exercises that use your own weight to provide resistance, known as:

  • Bodyweight exercise

    What can you gain from this straightforward bodyweight exercise (which uses your own weight to provide resistance)? Learn more.

  • Aerobic exercise
  • Cardio
  • Plyometrics

6 The following strategy is foundational for preserving your natural hormone function:

  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
  • Eating a whole food diet and avoiding processed foods

    Avoiding processed food is a foundational strategy for preserving your natural hormone function. Refined carbohydrates and damaged fats can elevate your estrogen levels and alter other critical hormone levels. Learn more.

  • Nutritional supplements
  • Aerobic exercise

7 The following supplement has been shown to be a powerful detox aid to eliminate glyphosate from your system:

  • Sucrose
  • Silica
  • Glycine

    To eliminate glyphosate, you need to saturate your body with glycine. Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt recommends taking 1 teaspoon (4 grams) of glycine twice a day. This forces the glyphosate out of your system, allowing it to be eliminated through your urine. Learn more.

  • Malic acid (apple cider vinegar)