1 Vegetables have been shown to boost heart health through a number of different mechanisms. Which of the following veggies are known to protect your heart by increasing the nitric oxide level in your body?
- Leafy greens and watermelon
The more vegetables you eat, the lower your risk of heart disease, in part by boosting your nitric oxide level (NO). Leafy greens have high amounts of nitrates that naturally boost NO, while watermelon contains NO-boosting L-citrulline. Learn more.
- Cruciferous vegetables
- Fermented vegetables
2 Which of the following has been identified as a significant driver of antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
- Routine use of antibiotics in agriculture
One significant driver of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is the routine use of antibiotics in agriculture. Another major contributor to and source of drug-resistant infections is hospitals. Recent tests have revealed the presence of a rare gene in drug-resistant bacteria collected in 27 states that confers very high level of resistance. Learn more.
- Unsanitary slaughtering practices
- Unsanitary conditions on farms
- All of the above
3 This company allowed confidential privacy information from 87 million people to be used to sway American voters during the latest presidential campaign.
Cambridge Analytica is accused of creating a system to profile individual U.S. voters using “improperly gleaned” data from 87 million Facebook users to target them with personalized political ads during the presidential campaign. Learn more.
4 Which of the following is the most common form of sleep disorder in the U.S.?
Up to 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder, the most common of which is insomnia. Research finds you can remain consciously aware even while your brain and body are sleeping, and this helps explain why insomniacs insist they’ve not slept a wink, even though others have witnessed them sleeping. Learn more.
- Sleep apnea
- Night terrors
5 Strength training has been shown to be effective with respect to preventing and/or reducing the effects of chronic conditions such as:
- Heart disease
- All of the above
Strength training can help prevent and/or reduce the effects of chronic conditions such as arthritis, back pain, depression, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Learn more.
6 Microplastics have become an incredibly harmful environmental and human threat. Recent tests reveal which type of water has the most microplastics?
- Bottled Water
Recent tests reveal bottled water contain nearly twice as many microplastic particles per liter as tap water, the ramifications of which are still largely unknown. Learn more.
- Tap Water
- They have the same amount
7 Cannabidiol (CBD) is derived from:
- Both cannabis and hemp
CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain. Learn more.