Friday Quiz: Test Your Cancer Prevention Knowledge

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Have you been reading our blog lately? We’ve posted some exciting research reports and interviews with researchers from our conference as well as information about the weekly Health-e-Recipe. Take the quiz and then link to the related blog postings from the answers below.

1.  What are SOFAS?

a.            Furniture you sit on to watch TV; couches
b.            Stretch Out For Activity Sessions
c.            Solid Fats and Added Sugar

2.  What amount of broccoli sprouts contains the level of sulforaphane used in lab studies that led to epigenetic changes resulting in reduced telomerase in cells?

a.            5 cups
b.            1 cup
c.            2 Tablespoons

3.            True or False.  If you haven’t been active or eaten a healthy diet by the time you’re 70, it’s too late to do anything to lower your cancer risk.

4.            True or False.  The bacteria that live in our gut may play a role in cancer prevention.

5.            True or False:  Some day there may be dietary guidelines for preventing DNA damage.

6.            AICR’s Health-e-Recipe this week contains what healthy food(s)?

a.            Almonds
b.            Figs
c.            Both

7.  True or False:  Sedentary behavior may increase cancer risk.

Keep reading for answers and click on answer to read the original post:

Each answer links to the related blog post.
Answers:

1.            c
2.            b
3.            False
4.           True
5.            True
6.            c
7.           True

How did you do? Keep reading our postings and check back for next week’s Friday quiz.

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Author: Alice RD

Alice G. Bender, MS, RDN, is the Director of Nutrition Programs at AICR. She helps put the science of cancer prevention into action by providing tips and tools to choose nutritious and delicious foods. Alice has guided thousands of individuals to healthier lives through diet changes and choices.

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