Thursday, October 18, 2012

31 Days - Day 16

Here we are, half way through our 31 day challenge!  How much have you learned about breast cancer in the last 15 days?  Let's take a look at the answers to the pop quiz yesterday and see.

Over __________ many cases of breast cancer are found each year.
A.  100,000
B.  200,000
C.  300,000
D.  400,000
This questions is from Day 1.  226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer (includes new cases of primary breast cancer among survivors, but not recurrence of original breast cancer among survivors) and 39,510 breast cancer deaths.

One in ________ women will get breast cancer in their lifetime.
A.  2
B.  4
C.  15
E.  7
This questions is also from Day 1.  On average one in seven women will get breast cancer over a 90 year life span.

How long has October been Breast Cancer Awareness Month?
A.  25 years
B.  15 years
C.  10 years
D.  20 years
From Day 2.  For the past 25 years, October has been known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

What are some of the reasons for early detection of breast cancer?
A.  Greater range of treatment options
B.  Better Treatment Outcomes
C.  Less extensive surgery
D.  All of the above
Do you remember this graphic from Day 3?

What is the cancer fighting source do fatty fish, white chia seends, flaxseeds and walnuts provide?
A.  Fiber
B.  Omega 3s
C.  Cruciferous Vegetables
D.  Folate
From Day 8.  Here is a list of examples of all of the cancer fighting foods.

  • Fiber.  (Bring out that oatmeal bowl every morning.)
  • Omega 3s.  Foods such as fatty fish, white chia seeds, flaxseed and walnuts. (Add some of these Omega-3s to your morning oatmeal...two birds one stone kind of effect.)
  • Cruciferous Vegetables.  Arugula, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale.  (All very delicious, right? - here's a recipe that actually makes brussels sprouts look yummy.)
  • Folate.  Good sources include lentils, beans, certain fruits, leafy greens and fortified cereals.  (Here's an easy recipe to prepare a Lentil Quinoa Salad.)

What color is the ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month?  (Really...this is a gimme!)
A.  Black
B.  Brown
C.  Yellow
D.  PINK!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you haven't figured this one out yet....well...I'm just gonna leave it up in the air! :)

How'd you do?  I'm sure you'all passed with flying colors, right?

I am sooo excited about tomorrow's first honor post!  It's a super awesome one to start off with!  Check back to tomorrow and you'll see!

Always ~ Momma Goose

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