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Thursday, June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011

When your friend makes a bad joke

 

 

 


How big is ONE serving of COOKED grains (oats, rice, pasta, etc.)?

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

1 cup


ANSWER: 1/4 cup.


Explanation

A single serving of cooked grains is 1/2 cup. If you're eyeballing it, that's about the size of a billiard ball.

 

 

What is the role of insulin in the body?

It helps convert glucose (from food) into usable energy.

It increases your blood sugar after eating a meal.


It helps you digest carbs and sugar properly.


All of the above.



ANSWER:

It helps convert glucose (from food) into usable energy.

Explanation

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which helps the body convert the glucose in your bloodstream into usable energy.

 

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True or False: Fish that live in warm, sunny waters contain more Omega-3's.

 

ANSWER: False.

Explanation

Fish that live in dark, cold waters naturally contain higher levels of Omega-3's.

 
 
LOVE that movie.


True or False: "Stretching" and "warming up" are the same thing.

 

ANSWER: False.

Explanation

Contrary to popular belief, stretching is not the same thing as warning up. A warm up can be a lower intensity version of the workout you are about to do, or it can be a completely different exercise. As long as it increases your heart and breathing rates, involves the muscles you are about to use, and lasts for 5-10 minutes it is considered a proper warm up.

 

<3. her triceps.
 

 

 












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