36_Test_Sample Test Understanding Nutrition

36_Test_Sample Test Understanding Nutrition - for...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
What vitamin is involved mainly with the replacement of red blood cells and digestive tract cells? Folate Which of the following foods is highest in folate? Green, leafy vegetables Why are vegetarians at risk of developing a vitamin B12 deficiency? Vegetarian diets provide insufficient amounts of the vitamin What is a free radical? A molecule with at least one unpaired electron Which of the following represents the results of well-controlled studies of vitamin C supplementation on the resistance to, and recovery from, colds? There was a significant reduction in the duration of colds in people who consumed at least one gram a day Which of these meals is lowest in vitamin C? Roast beef, carrots, noodles, and tea Which of the following statements is representative of vitamin supplementation practices? People who have low energy intakes or are pregnant are at risk
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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? "Don't worry; fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body. It takes a lot longer than one day to develop any adverse effects"...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online