A goiter can result from:
a. excessive iodine supplementation.
b. inadequate iodine in the diet.
both A and B.
Insufficient intake of iron will FIRST affect the body's ________ levels.
The primary sources of folate in the American diet are:
a. fresh fruits and vegetables.
b. milk and dairy products.
enriched ready-to-eat cereals and bread products.
d. meat, fish, and poultry.
Which of the following describes the main symptom(s) of beriberi?
muscle wasting and nerve damage
The MFP factor is:
a. the increased absorption of dietary folate by the mother during pregnancy.
b. the protein carrier needed by the body to absorb dietary manganese, folate, or vitamin
c. a coenzyme involved in the metabolism of protein and fat.
a special factor found in meat, fish, and poultry that enhances iron absorption.
There are no known side effects associated with consuming large amounts of vitamin K from
supplements or food.
Adequate folate consumption is the most critical during the last trimester of pregnancy.
Because of a condition known as atrophic gastritis, infants often need to be given periodic injections of
to prevent anemia.
Heme iron is absorbed better than non-heme iron.
Research has clearly demonstrated that a deficiency of vitamin K causes osteoporosis.
High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood are associated with the development of:
c. neural tube defects.
Which of the following explains why folate is critical to the health of a newly conceived embryo?
a. Folate is essential for heart function.
b. Folate is essential for maintaining proper fluid balance.
Folate is needed for proper cell division.
d. Folate regulates bone formation.
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