Are You Calorie-Conscious?

HEALTH

Mark Lichtenstein

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

With all the attention, health incentives, and technology to support keeping a healthy weight, you would think people would be better at it. Whether it means keeping a diary, using an app, or going to a dietician, it can be done. The question is: are you calorie-conscious?

Does bread have a lot of calories in it?

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What is the difference between the calories in a candy bar and the calories in a protein bar?

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Do you eat things without thinking about them?

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Do you eat when you are sad?

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Do you eat when you are happy?

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When you are out with friends, how closely do you keep track of what you eat?

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When eating with friends, do you feel compelled to keep up with them, ordering courses you don't want because they do?

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Do you eat while you are working out?

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Do you drink a lot of water?

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Are calories all the same?

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Is the whole "calorie" matter only a matter of addition and subtraction?

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Are you happy with your body, on a basic level?

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What medium do you use to keep track of calories?

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What reference source do you use to find out how many calories are in foods?

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What is the goal that lies behind your health habits?

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Next to counting calories, what is your number two fitness habit?

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What would you say is your third most important fitness habit?

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What do you think of when you hear the word "gym"?

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Do you give yourself prize incentives for keeping track of what you eat?

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Do you give yourself punishment incentives for keeping track of what you eat?

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How many calories are there in a grape?

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How many calories are there in a large martini?

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If a friend asked you for a low-calorie snack, what would you give them?

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How many calories should a man eat in a day?

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How many calories should a woman eat?

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How many calories should a child eat?

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How many calories should a pregnant woman eat?

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How many calories does an hour of aerobic exorcise burn off?

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By how much should you reduce your calorie intake to lose a pound a week?

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What is a calorie?

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