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1. What basic activities can you do to incorporate fitness into your lifestyle?

  • Take the stairs instead of elevator/escalator
  • Replace French fries with a salad when eating out
  • Do sit-ups, push-ups, or stretch during commercial breaks of your favourite TV shows
  • All of the above

2. Out of the below options, which one is not a good idea if you want to maintain a proper diet?

  • Plan your meals ahead of time
  • When eating out choose foods which are baked, grilled, broiled, steamed or poached
  • Skip breakfast in order to maintain your weight
  • Eat smaller meal portions and eliminate sodas and sugary drinks from diet

3. What is the most effective way to approach a new diet regime?

  • Set a realistic goal for yourself weight wise
  • Incorporate exercise into your dieting regime
  • Throw away junk food and replace with healthy snacks
  • All of the above

4. How much time spent walking does it take to burn off a regular can of soda?

  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 50 minutes

5. What is not a benefit of exercise?

  • Conservation of your energy level
  • Lowers your risk for serious health problems
  • Endorphins released put you in a good mood
  • Gives you more energy throughout the day

6. Type two diabetes can be managed and even prevented by which of the following?

  • Maintaining a healthy body weight
  • Maintaining a balanced diet
  • Taking a 30 minute walk a day
  • All of the above

7. How many people worldwide are living with diabetes?

  • 50 million
  • 120 million
  • 260 million
  • 370 million

8. What is the percentage of people who are living with diabetes and are unaware of it?

  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 80%

9. What are the factors that contribute to developing diabetes?

  • Being overweight or obese
  • Having a history of diabetes in one's family
  • Leading an inactive lifestyle
  • All of the above

10. What percentage of the adult population in the United Arab Emirates are living with diabetes?

  • 4.2%
  • 12.5%
  • 18.9%
  • 40.7%