Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 7 :

The Vitamins

Quiz 7 :

The Vitamins

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Vitamin C supplements will prevent the common cold.
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Vitamin A has the distinction of being the first fat-soluble vitamin to be recognized.
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Which of the following individuals would be likely to synthesize enough vitamin D without having to eat foods containing the vitamin?
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An individual suffers from bleeding gums and loosened teeth. This is indicative of a possible deficiency of which vitamin?
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Which term refers to the type of anemia that results from a vitamin B12 deficiency caused by a lack of intrinsic factor?
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Vitamin E is so widespread in food that it is almost impossible to create a vitamin E-deficient diet.
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Carnitine, inositol, and lipoic acid are all essential vitamins for the body.
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Which vitamin aids in the conversion of tryptophan to niacin?
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Which of the following individuals is most likely to develop Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome?
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Which group of people is most likely to suffer from vitamin D poisoning?
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The body stores up to six years' worth of vitamin B12.
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The body can synthesize vitamin D once sunscreen with sun protection factor (SPF) of 8 or above is applied to the skin.
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Healthy people can eat vitamin A-rich foods in large amounts without risking toxicity, with the possible exception of which of the following foods?
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What is the recommended daily intake for vitamin D for adults over 70?
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Which term refers to the condition that occurs when insufficient vitamin E causes red blood cells to rupture?
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A deficiency of which of the following vitamins causes excess homocysteine to build up in the blood?
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Which two vitamins ensure the health of bones?
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You have a friend who gets very little exposure to the sun, consumes very few calcium-rich foods, and has a two-year-old child and three-month-old twins. Which of the following diseases is she at very high risk for developing?
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Which of the following foods is a significant source of vitamin D in Canada?
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The B vitamins (coenzymes) help to extract the energy from food during metabolism.
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