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High Cholesterol

Test Your Nutrition Smarts

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Question 1 of 10

What types of fats are unhealthy

  • AMonounsaturated
  • BPolyunsaturated
  • CPolysaccharide
  • DBoth saturated and trans fats

Question 2 of 10

What foods are most likely to contain cholesterol raising trans fats

  • AVegetables oils
  • BPackaged baked foods
  • CRed meat
  • DDairy foods

Question 3 of 10

Where does most of our body's cholesterol come from

  • AOur kidneys
  • BOur liver
  • CThe foods we eat
  • DOur pancreas

Question 4 of 10

If you've been diagnosed with high cholesterol, the only thing you can do is take your medication

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 5 of 10

What would be the best 'heart healthy' snack option from the list below

  • ASmall portion of nuts
  • BTwo plain biscuits
  • CSmall portion of crackers
  • DTub of chocolate dessert

Question 6 of 10

Which plant-based food can help to reduce our cholesterol levels

  • AInsoluble fiber
  • BFructose
  • CSoluble fiber
  • DOligosaccharide

Question 7 of 10

How many servings of fruits and vegetables should you be eating each day

  • A0-1 servings
  • B1-2 servings
  • C3-4 servings
  • DAbove 5 servings

Question 8 of 10

It is thought that omega-3 fatty acids:

  • AHelp the heart beat more regularly
  • BReduce <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/heart-disease/c/77/11199/high-health/">triglyceride</a> levels
  • CPrevent clots from forming in the arteries
  • DAll of the above

Question 9 of 10

How much physical activity is required for a healthy heart

  • ANone, I can't exercise since being diagnosed with heart disease
  • B30 minutes of low intensity activity, two to three times each week
  • C30-60 minutes of moderate intensity activity, most days of the week
  • DMore than 60 minutes of high intensity activity, three times each week

Question 10 of 10

Being 'apple-shaped' increases your risk of developing heart disease

  • ATrue
  • BFalse
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