Vitamin E serves as:
The amount of vitamin A a person needs is proportional to:
Any disease that produces _____ malabsorption can bring about deficiencies of vitamins A, D, E and K.
The vitamin D deficiency disease in adults is known as:
Meals high in sodium can temporarily cause what to happen to the body?
Increased body water content
A vitamin is:
- An organic compound
- Indispensable to body function
- Needed in small amounts
Fat malabsorption can cause deficiencies of which vitamins?
Active vitamin by the body
Vitamin K can be obtained by? (Non-food source)
Vitamin E is an:
Bright yellow skin is a symptom of?
The water-soluble vitamins are stored extensively in tissues. True or False?
The B vitamins act as part of coenzymes. True or False?
Folate is a B vitamin that is important for women of childbearing age to prevent neutral tube defects.
Vitamin toxicity is a concern in fat-soluble vitamins because they are found in higher amounts in foods.
False, Vitamin toxicity is a concern in fat-soluble vitamins because they are stored more readily in body tissues.
How would you improve the nutritional quality and vitamin A content of a typical fast-food meal?
You would order salad with cheese and carrots
There's a recent increase in cases of rickets in children. Cause = increased physical activity in sports.
False, main reasons = safety concerns prevent outdoor playing for kids, use of sun screen that blocks vitamin D synthesis on skin, parents substitute soy milk cause of concerns w/ contaminants in cow’s milk.
False, the Environment Protection Agency is responsible.
- Chewing ice
- Concentration problems
Which of the following makes up about 60% of the body’s weight?
What is currently known about the benefits of fluoride and drinking water supplies?
In communities where fluoride is lacking in the water, there is a very high dental decay rate
Hard water has high concentrations of:
Which of the following best describes the fluoride content of bottled water?
Which of the following agencies is responsible for ensuring that public water systems meet minimum standards for protection of public health?
Environmental Protection Agency
The first sign in dehydration is:
Bone strength in later life depends on:
The formation of dense bones during youth
Over half of the body’s magnesium is stored in the:
The bones begin to lose density after 40 years of age regardless of calcium intake
Principal food source of chloride is:
Many people today are drinking bottled water cause they believe it's safer than tap water, but actually...
At least a quarter of the bottle of water is drawn directly from the tap
Its molecules resist being crowded together
During an exercise activity the body will cool down by?
Pellagra is a _____ deficiency disease.
The main reason for fortifying enriched grain products with folic acid is to:
The chief ion used to maintain the volume of fluid outside cells is:
The thiamin deficiency is known as:
a. they dissolve in water.
b. they are easily absorbed and excreted.
c. they seldom reach toxic levels.
The B vitamins act as part of:
A person who has taken antibiotics for several weeks because of a severe bacterial infection may develop a deficiency of: