How Well Do You Know Your Heart Health?

Little lifestyle choices are a big deal when it comes to taking care of your heart. From food to physical activity, daily decisions add up. So are you making the right ones? Take this quiz to find out.

1. You get high cholesterol only because of what you eat.

You get high cholesterol only because of what you eat.
True
False

2. A heart can sometimes fix itself.

A heart can sometimes fix itself.
True
False

3. Which morning beverage can help your heart?

Which morning beverage can help your heart?
Coffee
Tea
Both of these answers

4. Fiber can lower your cholesterol.

Fiber can lower your cholesterol.
True
False

5. Margarine is better for your heart than butter.

Margarine is better for your heart than butter.
True
False

6. During a heart attack, your heart stops beating.

During a heart attack, your heart stops beating.
True
False

7. Your heart can live outside your body.

Your heart can live outside your body.
True
False

8. The bigger your heart, the better.

The bigger your heart, the better.
True
False

9. Which contains more heart-healthy lycopene?

Which contains more heart-healthy lycopene?
Fresh tomatoes
Fresh tomatoes
Fresh watermelon
Fresh watermelon

10. Is sex safe for heart patients?

Is sex safe for heart patients?
Yes
No

11. A broken heart...

A broken heart...
can really hurt.
lasts forever.
is a myth.

12. Jaw or back pain could be a sign of a heart attack.

Jaw or back pain could be a sign of a heart attack.
True
False

13. Where in your chest is your heart?

Where in your chest is your heart?
Left
Right
Center

14. Cut your salt intake and cut your heart risk.

Cut your salt intake and cut your heart risk.
True
False

15. Being obese is the biggest risk factor for heart disease.

Being obese is the biggest risk factor for heart disease.
True
False

16. Eat fish at least twice a week for a healthy heart.

Eat fish at least twice a week for a healthy heart.
True
False

17. Which animal's heart is most similar to a human's?

Which animal's heart is most similar to a human's?
Dog
Dog
Ape
Ape
Pig
Pig
Cow
Cow

18. To stay heart-healthy, you must exercise for 1 straight hour every day.

To stay heart-healthy, you must exercise for 1 straight hour every day.
Fact
Myth