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Preventing Cancer Quiz

Take this short quiz to find out if your eating habits are protecting you from cancer. Simply answer the questions below to the best of your ability and click the "Calculate Report" button below to tally your answers.



  1. How many servings do you eat each day from grain products? One serving is one slice of bread, 1/2 cup pasta or rice, one tortilla, 3/4 cup of cereal.

    Zero to one servings per day
    Two to three servings per day
    Four to five servings per day
    Six or more servings per day




  2. When available, do you eat whole-grain products instead of processed (refined) grains? Examples of whole grains include whole wheat bread, brown rice, and whole-grain cereals. Examples of refined grains include white breads, white rice, and refined breakfast cereal.

    Eat whole-grain choices most of the time (51+ percent)
    Eat mostly white bread, white rice, and refined cereal products




  3. How many servings of fruits and vegetables do you eat daily? A fruit serving is one apple, banana, orange, or other fruit. A vegetable serving is one cup raw or 1/2 cup cooked carrots, broccoli, spinach, or other vegetable.

    None
    One to two per day
    Three to four per day
    Five or more per day




  4. How often do you use beans or other legumes instead of meat? Examples include peas, lentils, split peas, kidney beans, garbanzos, soy beans, pinto beans, etc.

    Seldom or never
    Once per week
    Two times per week
    Three or more times per week




  5. Indicate the kinds of foods you usually eat from the following two lists:

    High Saturated Fat Foods:
    hamburgers, hot dogs, bologna, steaks, sour cream, cheese, whole milk, eggs, butter, cake, pastry, ice cream, chocolate, fried foods, and typical fast foods.

    Low Saturated Fat Foods:
    very lean meats, skinless poultry, fish, skim milk, low fat dairy products, fruit desserts, gelatin, vegetables, pasta, legumes (peas and beans).

    Eat mostly foods high in saturated fat
    Eat the same amount of both
    Eat mostly foods low in saturated fat




  6. How often do you eat red meats and other high fat meats (steak, hamburger, sausage, bacon, cold cuts, etc.)?

    Daily
    Four to six times per week
    Two to three times per week
    Seldom or never




  7. How often do you engage in moderately intense (or vigorous) physical activity for 30 minutes or more? Examples of moderately intense activities include brisk walking, swimming, active gardening, aerobic dance, etc.

    Five or more times per week
    Three to four times per week
    One to two times per week
    Seldom or never




  8. How many alcohol drinks do you consume per day? (One drink equals 12 oz. of beer, 5 oz. of wine, 10 oz. of wine cooler, or 1.5 oz. of hard liquor.)

    Less than one drink per day
    One drink per day
    Two drinks per day
    Three or more drinks per day




  9. Body Composition

    Height:    inches  cms
    Weight:   pounds  kgs




  10. Gender:

    Male  Female




  11. How did you learn of the screening?



    If "Other": 





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Disclaimer: This quiz has been created for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care. You should always follow your doctor's recommendations regarding your specific medical needs.



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