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Senior Quick Quiz—4

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well. Answers appear below.

Monounsaturated fats, found in these foods, help reduce cholesterol:

avocados, canola and olive oilssesame, sunflower and safflower margarinesbeef, butter and cheesepalm and coconut oils

Menopausal women are susceptible to developing dry eyes, causing eyes to sting, burn or feel scratchy. Dry eyes can be caused by:

poor tear quality and productionmedications such as diuretics, anti-histamines, sleeping pills and some antidepressantssmoke, sun, wind and indoor heatingall the above

Sinusitis, an inflammation of the sinuses, is most commonly caused by:

food sensitivitiesviruses, bacteria and allergiesfatigue and overexertioncontact with a person who has sinusitis

To prevent back pain, it’s important to:

exercise, eat right and practice good posturelimit activity as much as possiblewear a back brace regularlysleep on a soft mattress

Which statement about depression is true?

Depression is a normal part of aging.Depression is a normal part of menopause.About 12 million American women become clinically depressed each year.More men than women experience depression.

A study in The Journal of the American Medical Association says this vitamin may be more important than calcium when it comes to preventing bone fractures:

vitamin Avitamin Dvitamin Cvitamin E