Nutrition Test 3

Nutrition Test 3 - 1. Which is incorrect about vitamins?...

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1. Which is incorrect about vitamins? They are nonessential nutrients. There are 13 vitamins. They are inorganic. A and C are incorrect. 2. Which of the following will not destroy the vitamin content of foods? heat light air cold 3. Which of the following is a form of naturally occurring vitamin E? beta-carotene pantothenic acid alpha-tocopherol riboflavin 4. Which light-sensitive vitamin is abundant in milk? alpha-tocopherol riboflavin thiamin vitamin C 5. All of the following are correct about vitamin B 6 EXCEPT that anemia and sore tongue are symptoms of a deficiency. it helps convert tryptophan to niacin. it acts as a coenzyme involved in metabolism of energy nutrients. it helps symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). 6. Carly and Adam have been married for three years and are beginning to think about having children. Which vitamin should Carly make sure she is getting enough of prior to conceiving in order to reduce the risk of neural tube defects? riboflavin vitamin D pantothenic acid folic acid 7. Which vitamin has been shown to reduce the risk of colon, breast, and pancreatic cancers, as well as reduce the risk of birth defects? alpha-tocopherol thiamin vitamin C folic acid
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8. Which is not correct about pellagra? It was once widespread in the southern United States when people relied on corn as a dietary staple. Symptoms occur due to a lack of collagen synthesis. Diarrhea is a symptom. Dementia is a symptom. 9 Maria took her 2 year old to the pediatrician and was told her son has rickets. What should Maria do? She should make sure he drinks milk and not soft drinks. She should increase his protein intake. She should make sure he starts each day with orange juice and not apple juice. B and C are both correct. 10. Which factors may be responsible for the increase in cases of rickets in the United States? air pollution increased use of sunscreens limited outdoor activities all of the above 11. Which vitamin can be synthesized by your body? biotin vitamin D vitamin K all of the above 12. Beriberi is a thiamin deficiency. rare in the United States due to the enrichment of refined grains. a neural tube defect. both A and B. 13. Which vitamin, taken in amounts higher than the recommended upper limit, can have positive effects on blood lipid levels? biotin thiamin vitamin D niacin 14. Which is the best way to reduce your chances of catching a cold? avoid being outside on a very cold day taking vitamin C supplements frequent hand washing consuming the herb Echinacea
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15. Joe's doctor told him he has high levels of homocysteine in his blood. What does this mean? He is at high risk for heart disease and should start taking folic acid supplements. He should be happy as this is a good result.
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