Weekly Health Quiz: Fauci, Milk and Antioxidants 1TruHealth2020-09-07T12:02:42+02:00
1 Which of the following organizations conducted a highly successful campaign promoting skim milk over whole milk in the mid-1990s to reduce healthy saturated fat intake, resulting in the doubling of skim milk sales?
Center for Science in the Public Interest
In 1995, the Center for Science in the Public Interest launched a highly successful campaign urging people to switch from whole and 2% milk to skim milk, which resulted in the doubling of skim milk sales. Research, however, shows full-fat dairy actually lowers your risk of death from diabetes and cardiovascular causes such as stroke. Learn more.
- American Public Health Association
- National Institutes of Health
- Society for Public Health Education
2 Who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)?
- Jill Biden
Dr. Anthony Fauci has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. Learn more.
- Eric Trump
- Nancy Birx
3 Which of the following is extremely toxic and should never be used as a home remedy against COVID-19 or any other condition?
- Vitamin C
The American Botanical Council has issued an advisory, warning consumers against producing oleander-based home-remedies for COVID-19 due to the plant’s extreme toxicity. All parts of the oleander plant are poisonous. Oleandrin causes arrhythmia by interfering with the sodium-potassium pump of your heart. Learn more.
4 Research suggests N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may be useful against COVID-19 because it:
- Eliminates inflammation and decreases T cell response
- Reduces glutathione levels
- Loosens mucus and augments hypercoagulation
Reduces oxidative stress and inhibits hypercoagulation
By raising glutathione, NAC combats oxidative stress, which is a main cause of the cytokine storm associated with COVID-19. NAC also inhibits hypercoagulation and breaks up blood clots, which is another complication seen in some COVID-19 cases. Learn more.
5 Evidence suggests segments of which of the following viruses has been inserted into a SARS-like coronavirus as part of the creation of SARS-CoV-2?
There’s evidence suggesting segments of the HIV virus haves been inserted into a SARS-like coronavirus as part of the creation of SARS-CoV-2. Learn more.
- Influenza A
6 Based on deaths per capita, the current worldwide average death rate for COVID-19 is:
Based on deaths per capita, the global average death rate for COVID-19 is 0.009%. The average person’s chance of surviving this disease is 99.991%. Learn more.
7 Which of the following is the most effective way to improve your body’s natural antioxidant capacity?
- Supplemental antioxidants
Nutritional ketosis is the most effective way to improve your body’s natural antioxidant capacity. Learn more.
- Omega-6 fats
- Long-term fasting
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