37_Test_Sample Test Understanding Nutrition

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Vitamin A supplements are helpful in treating which of the following conditions? Night blindness A person seeking good sources of vitamin A would select all of the following except bananas. What is/are the main function(s) of vitamin D? Promotes calcium and phosphorus absorption and promotes calcium mobilization from bone Your old friend from high school has just moved to Northern Canada to do full-time research on bats in caves. She typically works in the caves during the day when the bats are there and leaves at sundown when the bats are active. Since your friend only purchases organic and all natural foods, which of the following would you most likely advise she buy regularly at the grocery store? Vitamin D-fortified milk
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Unformatted text preview: Recently, there has been a lot of news about the importance of antioxidants in the diet. Which of the following vitamins has been noted as preventing the oxidation of low-density lipoproteins?. E What is a free radical? A molecule that is unstable and highly reactive because it contains unpaired electrons The main function of vitamin E in the body is to act as a(n) antioxidant. Which of the following are major sources of vitamin E in the diet? Vegetable oils Which of the following is a feature of vitamin K? It participates in synthesis of bone proteins In what chief capacity does vitamin K function? Blood clotting Of the following commonly eaten foods, which makes the greatest contribution to riboflavin intake? Milk...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course BIO 208 taught by Professor Steve during the Fall '11 term at Thomas Edison State.

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