41_Test_Sample Test Understanding Nutrition

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What is the response of the thyroid gland to an iodine deficiency? Increase in its size to trap more iodine Approximately how much iodized salt must be consumed to meet but not exceed the RDA for iodine? 1/2 teaspoon Which of the following is an important function of selenium? Inhibits the formation of free radicals What is the primary mechanism associated with the role of fluoride in prevention of dental caries? Fluoride becomes incorporated into the crystalline structure of teeth making them less susceptible to decay What is the most reliable source of dietary fluoride?
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Unformatted text preview: Public water As far as is known, what hormone is dependent upon chromium for optimal activity? Insulin What mineral is part of vitamin B12? Cobalt All of the following are recognized symptoms of zinc deficiency except anemia. Which of the following represents the most reliable dietary source of zinc? Meats and whole-grain cereals The DASH diet plan was devised to prevent hypertension. What adverse response is known to occur in people who drink copious amounts of water while participating in intense physical activity? Hyponatremia...
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