1 Commonly used chemotherapy drugs are made from powerful alkaloid compounds found in which plant?
Vinca alkaloids found in rosy periwinkle are the second most-used class of cancer drugs, and have been in use since the 1960s. Learn more.
2 Based on the latest research, for the greatest protection against a set of cancers and other chronic diseases, you need a vitamin D level of:
- 60 to 80 ng/mL
20 ng/mL is grossly insufficient for good health and disease prevention. According to the most recent research, a vitamin D level between 60 and 80 ng/mL appears to offer the greatest protection against cancer and other chronic diseases. Learn more.
- 10 to 20 ng/mL
- 20 to 35 ng/mL
- 35 to 60 ng/mL
3 To make sure your recyclables can actually be recycled, you must avoid the following:
- Include clothing in recycle bin
- Place recyclables in plastic bags
One of the biggest mistake people make when recycling is to put their recyclables into a plastic bag. Plastic bags cannot be recycled, and recycling facilities do not open closed bags, so the whole thing becomes landfill trash. Learn more.
- Remove the bottle caps from the bottles
- Wash plastic, cans or glass items
4 How many hours of sleep does the average adult need in order to maintain their health?
- 6 to 7 hours
- 6 to 8 hours
- 7 to 9 hours
Research suggests adults need seven to nine hours of sleep each night for optimal health. Learn more.
- 9 to 10 hours
5 The following is an example of a full-body exercise:
Squats are one of the best full-body exercises out there, promoting bodywide muscle building, mobility and balance. Learn more.
6 Foods today contain lower levels of many nutrients compared to decades’ past. The reason for this reduction in nutrition is directly related to:
- Soil depletion, caused by modern agricultural practices
Soil depletion is a direct result of modern agricultural practices and has led to crops containing fewer nutrients. Learn more.
- Food processing techniques
- The use of food additives
- Climate change
7 Which of the following diets has been scientifically shown to impede tumor growth and lower inflammation, significantly reducing your chances of developing cancer?
- DASH (low-salt) diet
- Ketogenic diet
Ketogenic diets promote healthy mitochondrial function and respiration, reduce tumor vascularity and inflammation, and enhance tumor cell death. Learn more.
- Mediterranean diet
- Vegan diet