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Staying Fit
Staying Fit: Health starts with taking care of your body.

Resources: Take a step in the direction of better living.

Staying Fit.

How much do you know about staying fit?

  1. Regular exercise does which of the following?

    Lowers the risk of stroke
    Helps prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes, which is prevalent among Latinos
    Helps with weight loss and controlling obesity
    All of the above.

  2. In 2001, the white community had more overweight or obese individuals than the Latino community.

    True
    False

  3. Ethnic minority groups are among communities most likely to be physically active.

    True
    False

  4. Hispanic/Latino youth and African-American youth are more active than their non-Hispanic white counterparts.

    True
    False

  5. To feel the benefits of exercise, one needs to do high-intensity, high-impact workouts for at least 60 minutes at a time.

    True
    False



 
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