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Unformatted text preview: for developing deficiencies and may benefit from supplementation Which of the following food substances can be converted to vitamin A in the body? Beta-carotene Which of the following is not among the features of the fat-soluble vitamins? Transported permanently to the liver and adipose tissue If a normal, healthy adult were to begin consuming a vitamin A-poor diet, approximately how much time would pass before the first deficiency symptoms would appear? 1 to 2 years Greg says that he usually eats 1 medium carrot every day to ensure that he's consuming enough vitamin A. Today he said he didn't eat any carrots and is worried that there is not enough vitamin A in his system. What would you say to Greg to allay his fear? &quot;Don't worry; fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body. It takes a lot longer than one day to develop any adverse effects&quot;...
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- Fall '11