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Mini-Quiz: Lose Weight to Decrease Your Risk of Diabetes

by Jill Fleming, MS, RD (7 August 2004)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What does eating right after getting up in the morning do for the body?

It starts your metabolism burning calories

It causes a gain in weight

It is the worse thing you could do

2. What does drinking 8 cups of water do for a person?

It prevents you from drinking too much coffee

It helps you digest your food

It helps break down body fat

3. How soon after eating in the evening should you go to bed?

Immediately after a big meal

After at least 3 hours

After at least 8 hours

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in being Healthy. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Eat well to be well

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


American Diabetes Association

Type 2 Diabetes - Extensive information from

Diabetes UK

General Health Resources


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Thin People Don't Clean Their Plates: Simple Lifestyle Choices for Permanent Weight Loss by Jill Fleming; Inspiration Presentations Press (2005) $22.95 - Common sense guideline to making permanent changes in one's lifestyle and body.

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Jill Fleming is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters degree in Nutrition. She is a highly sought-after inspirational weight-loss speaker who motivates individuals to take control of their weight using simple lifestyle choices, called THIN CHOICES.  She has been teaching these successful weight loss techniques for the past 11 years.  She is the author of the book Thin People Don't Clean Their Plates.

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