Incidence and cause of major health problems

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1. What increases the risk of tooth decay?

  • Not using the right toothpaste
  • Snacking on fruits and vegetables
  • Frequent snacking on sugary foods
  • Brushing teeth too much
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2. Obesity results from..?

  • A balance between energy needs and energy intake
  • An imbalance between energy intake and energy needs
  • An imbalance between energy and energy
  • A balance between energy intake and energy needs

3. Who suggested that physical inactivity is a risk factor for several diseases?

  • COMA (1991)
  • The Department of Health
  • The Food Safety Officer
  • The Food Standards Agency

4. What is passive smoking?

  • Breathing in someone's cigarette smoke
  • Smoking yourself
  • Smoking once or twice a week
  • Only smoking socially

5. What percentage increased risk of diseases do non-smokers have who are exposed to passive smoking?

  • 20%
  • 25%
  • 14%
  • 50%


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