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Unformatted text preview: 1. Smokers have a higher RDA for vit C b/c increase carnitine synthesis a. FALSE 2. Riboflavin def decr. Amnt plp formed in liver a. False 3. 4 d’s pellagra a. False 4. Dairy foods concentrated source of thiamin- a. False 5. Thymidylate synthase is a chemotherapy target for the drug methotrexate a. False- DHF reductase is a chemotherapy target! 6. The only reason the FDA mandated fortification of enriched cereal grains with folic acid was to reduce plasa homocysteine levels and decrease the risk for heart disease a. False- NTD 7. Folic acid supplements effectively prevent the recurrence of a stroke in patients who have already had a stroke a. False 8. Older Adults with atrophic gastritis must be treated with injections of vitamin B12 a. False- 9. Food folate is more bioavailable than folic acid from supplements a. False 10. Folic acid fortification has NOT been effective in increasing blod folate levels in the US a. False 11. Methylcobalamin and cyanocobalamin are the only forms of vitamin b12 that act as...
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2009 for the course HUN 4221 taught by Professor Shellnut during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '09