NUTRITION CHPT 10 - -3yrs Why are vegans at risk of...

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Which of the following explains why B vitamin deficiencies lead to lack of energy -Coenzymes needed for energy metabolism are produced in insufficient amount What is the primary excretory route for the water-soluble vitamins? -Kidney Approximately what percentage of alcoholics exhibits thiamin deficiency? -80 Among the following compounds that serve as coenzymes in metabolism, which is considered a vitamin for human beings? -Biotin In a person who loses the ability to absorb vitamin B12, approximately what period of time could elapse before deficiency signs develop?
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Unformatted text preview: -3yrs Why are vegans at risk of developing a vitamin B12 deficiency?-Vegetarian diets inhibit absorption of the vitamin People who smoke require additional vitamin c in the amount of -35 mg In the U.S., what is the adult RDA for vitamin c?-75-90 mg What term identifies the characteristic tingling sensations and reddening of the skin after ingesting a pharmacologic dose of nicotinic acid?-Niacin flush A deficiency of which of the following vitamins results in accumulation of homocysteine in the blood?-Folate...
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course NUTRITION 101 taught by Professor Zahora during the Spring '11 term at Gardner-Webb.

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