1 Which of the following nutrients has not been shown to protect skin from ultraviolet damage?
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin A
Scientists have identified several nutrients that have UV protective activity, reducing your risk of sunburn and related skin damage, including astaxanthin, vitamins D and E, lycopene and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Learn more.
2 Which of the following plants is cannabidiol (CBD) derived from?
- Hemp only
- Cannabis and hemp
CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain. Learn more.
- Cannabis only
3 Which of the following has been shown to be an effect of millimeter wave exposure, used in 5G?
- Hypotension (low blood pressure)
- Cold flashes; sensation of freezing
- Successful cancer treatment
- Burning sensation; pain
5G relies primarily on the bandwidth of the millimeter wave, known to cause a painful burning sensation. It’s also been linked to eye and heart problems, suppressed immune function, genetic damage and fertility problems. Learn more.
4 Recent research showing Alzheimer’s disease is a double-prion disease found the following scenario had the strongest correlation to dying prematurely:
- High amounts of tau buildup
Higher levels of prion-like amyloid beta and tau were found in those with early onset of Alzheimer’s who died at an earlier age, with tau buildup showing the strongest correlation. Compared to a patient who died of Alzheimer’s at the age of 90, a patient who died at 40 had on average 32 times higher amounts of tau prions in their brain. Learn more.
- Low amounts of tau buildup
- Low amounts of amyloid beta plaque
- High amounts of amyloid beta plaque
5 Research suggests shows gardening can help improve cognitive function by:
- Interrupting rumination
- Increasing brain nerve growth factors
Research also shows gardening can help improve cognitive function by increasing brain nerve growth factors such as BDNF. Learn more.
- Engaging effortless attention
- Exposing you to beneficial microorganisms
6 Homeopathy is believed to work:
- by the placebo effect
- by the action of greatly diluted nanoparticles
- by water absorbing energy of the substance
Homeopathy is believed to work by water’s ability to absorb the energy of a substance. Learn more.
- by treating a disease with opposite drugs
7 The following may be a contributing factor that gets overlooked in many cases of fibromyalgia:
- Enzyme G6PD insufficiency
- Glyphosate exposure
- Calcium deficiency
- High oxalate levels
Elevated oxalate is a common cause of chronic pain and fibromyalgia. One way to lower your oxalate level is to take Epsom salt baths, as the sulfate will displace the oxalates. Learn more.