Weight Loss Myths & Facts

  • "Crash" diets are best for losing weight and keeping it off.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Healthy snacks between meals can help people manage their weight by:

     

    A. Keeping their hunger in check

     

    B. Preventing them from overeating at mealtime

     

    C. Both A and B

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  • Foods labeled "lite" or "light" will help you lose the most weight.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • The most important thing about exercise is:

     

    A. Working out in a gym or health club

     

    B. Doing what you enjoy

     

    C. Making sure you always work out in the morning

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  • If I’m trying to lose weight, I can’t eat fast food anymore.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • This can help you stay on track with your weight loss while eating in a restaurant:

     

    A. Read the menu online ahead of time to find healthier dishes

     

    B. Eat a fewer calories earlier in the day

     

    C. Get extra exercise on the same day

     

    D. Eat a small healthy snack, such as carrots or a small apple, shortly before going out

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Obese people don’t try hard enough to lose weight.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Which of the following is NOT a good way to help kids get to a healthy weight?

     

    A. Losing weight yourself, if you need to

     

    B. Constantly telling them they are too heavy

     

    C. Praising them when they make good food choices and are active

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  • Weight-loss surgery (bariatric surgery) cures obesity.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • In addition to losing weight, being active and eating healthy can help you:

     

    A. Feel more energetic and less stressed

     

    B. Look better in your clothes

     

    C. Tone your body

     

    D. Increase your self-esteem

     

    E. All of the above

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