Quiz 4, Ch. 7-8
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According to Fuhrman, which of the following is true regarding disease?
Most medical problems are genetic, and lifestyle changes have little effect on them.
Research has shown disease to be a normal consequence of aging.
Routine screenings are the best way to prevent disease.
Many major illnesses are reversible with aggresive nutritional changes.
List five illnesses that are usually curable with superior nutrition.
In the 30 seconds it'll take me to answer this question (check all that apply)
an American had an avoidable heart attack
50,000 animals were slaughtered for food
a new cancer was diagnosed in the U.S.
about six children died of starvation
high animal product consumption is strongly correlated to all the above
If you follow the American Heart Association's recommendtions, you'll be protected from heart attacks.
A number of studies have shown that heart disease is reversible for most patients following
the Atkins diet
a vegetarian diet
the mediterranean diet.
the Americna Dietetic Association diet
What did researchers find when they compared a high-vegetable-and-fruit diet with a grain-based, low-fat diet?
Some people think the Eat to Live diet style is too radical. Which is more radical--switching to a produce-based diet or having your chest split open and hardware inserted into your arteries?
To reverse heart disease, one must strive to achieve what four parameters of normalcy?
Which of the following have been shown to help lower blood pressure? (choose all that apply)
increased consumption of fruits and veggies
Type II diabetes is a nutritionally related and reversible disease.
High blood sugar (choose all that apply)
destroys the kidneys
isn't really a big deal
What's wrong with eating whatever you want and taking insulin if you're diabetic?
What are Fuhrman's six guidelines for diabetic patients?
If you feel "hypoglycemic", you should eat a high-protein snack.
Which of the following are true? Check all that apply.
Eating foods with too few nutrients is bad for your health.
Low fat dairy is important to help avoid osteoporosis.
A large amount of animal products correlates with a vast number of diseases.
Unrefined plant foods offer the best protection against disease.
If you exercise a lot, you can safely eat whatever you want.
What are a couple of benefits you can expect from following the 6-week plan?
When it comes to raw vegetables:
don't over do it
take 'em or leave 'em
the more you eat, the more weight you lose
the raise your blood sugar
Which foods are unlimited on the 6-week plan? Check all that apply.
low fat dairy
cooked green veggies
low-starch cooked veggies
Every day you should eat a tablespoon of
ground flax seed
How much raw vegetables should you aim to eat daily? What about cooked vegetables?
Diabetics, people who want to lose weight more rapidly, and those having trouble losing weight should probably restrict
starchy veggies and grains
Fuhrman lists Ten Easy Tips for Living with the Six-Week Plan. Pick your two favorite and discuss them.
What is the 90% rule?
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