Nutrition quiz 11 - Why are hemoglobin and hemacrit tests...

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Chapter 13 . . Quiz 11 Which of the following foods should be especially limited in the diet of individuals with hemochromatosis? -Iron-fortified cereals Which of the following may result from iodine deficiency? -Goiter Low levels of blood hemoglobin most likely indicate a deficiency of -Iron What is goitrogen? -A substance that interferes with the functioning of the thyroid gland Approximately how many people worldwide are thought to be affected by iron- deficiency anemia? -1.6 billion
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Unformatted text preview: Why are hemoglobin and hemacrit tests of limited usefuness in the assement of iron status?? Wrong-They are late indicators of iron deficiency One of the thyroid gland hormones is called?-Thyroxine Which of the following is an important function of selenium?-Inhibits the formation of free radicals What type of anemia results from iron deficiency?-Microcytic hypochromic What is a glucose tolerance factor?-A small organic compound that promotes the action of insulin...
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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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