Quiz: Stress, Cortisol, and Your Heart

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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What is cortisol?
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  2. 1 Hormone
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  1. What is cortisol?

    Correct Answer: Hormone

  2. What time of day are cortisol levels highest?

    Correct Answer: Morning

  3. Cortisol breaks down amino acids (protein) to provide the body with energy and (Fill in the blank)

    Correct Answer: Relocates fat cell deposits

  4. Visceral fat is the layer of fat beneath the skin.

    Correct Answer: False

  5. Stress increases cortisol release from the adrenal glands.

    Correct Answer: True