A serving of protein should be the size of:
a deck of cards
No, a serving size of any meat is 3 ounces, approximately the size of a deck of cards. This is important to remember if you track your food intake because a typical dinner-size portion of meat can easily be 2-3 servings.
The optimum amount of sleep you should get every night is:
more than 9 hours
however much leaves you refreshed in the morning
While you do want to feel good in the morning, adults age 18-64 need 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Even if you get only a few hours of sleep and are functioning fine, you have begun a “sleep debt”.
Which is a possible sign of Type 2 diabetes?
weight loss without trying
all of the above
Yes! All of these are possible signs of diabetes. If left unmanaged, diabetes can have serious health consequences. If any of these symptoms are part of your life, see your doctor.
At what age should you begin having your cholesterol checked regularly?
Actually, you should have your cholesterol checked regularly starting at age 35. If you are younger than 35, talk to your doctor about whether to have your cholesterol checked if you have diabetes, have high blood pressure, if heart disease runs in your family, or if you smoke.
How much exercise should you get most days of the week?
Yes! You need at least 30 minutes of exercise daily. If you are not already physically active, start small and work up to 30 minutes or more of moderate physical activity most days of the week. Walking briskly, mowing the lawn, bicycling, and swimming are just a few examples of moderate physical activity.
Eating a nutritious, balanced diet and getting regular exercise can help lower which of these?
All of these
All of these could be lowered with a balanced diet and regular exercise! Make sure your daily routine includes plenty of healthy foods and at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days.