Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Sciences - NATS 104 Nutrition Food and You Exam...

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NATS 104 Nutrition, Food and You Exam 3 Fall 2010 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which of the following nutrients requires the most frequent consumption to prevent deficiency symptoms? A. vitamin B12 B. beta-carotene C. folate D. vitamin E 2. The doctor has recently told Julie that her iron stores are low. Julie should consume ________ with her iron supplement to increase its absorption. A. a glass of orange juice B. a tablespoon of castor oil C. fruit punch D. a glass of milk 3. Vitamin K's primary role in the body is: A. blood clotting . B. nerve transmission. C. metabolism D. muscle contraction. 4. Which of the following is the BEST source of vitamin K? A. green leafy vegetables B. milk C. citrus fruits D. whole grains 5. Pellagra is the deficiency disease associated with: A. folate. B. riboflavin. C. thiamin. D. niacin . 6. Which of the following conditions have vitamin B6 supplements been used to treat? A. high cholesterol B. carpal tunnel syndrom e C. baldness D. hypertension 7. Which of the following explains why folate is critical to the health of a newly conceived embryo? A. Folate is essential for maintaining proper fluid balance. B. Folate is essential for heart function. C. Folate is needed for proper cell division. D. Folate regulates bone formation. 8. Vitamin B12 is essential for the proper functioning of: A. gastric (stomach) cells. B. nerve cells . C. hepatic (liver) cells. D. epithelial cells. 9.
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