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Unformatted text preview: otassium sodium iron b and d above Early Final - Test Form A 8. Which of the following statements does NOT describe the role of minerals in the body? a. b. c. d. e. 9. excretion in the urine absorption in the small intestine absorption through the skin elimination through the skin absorption in the large intestine Which of the following statements about iron is NOT true? a. b. c. d. e. 13. insufficient fluoride in the water supply excess fluoride in the water supply poor oral hygiene along with low fluoride intake high sodium and fluoride intake from soft water The amount of iron in the body is mostly regulated by: a. b. c. d. e. 12. anemia hypertension goiter gout depression Mottled enamel on teeth can be caused by: a. b. c. d. 11. they provide 4 kcalories per gram they make possible the transfer of nerve impulses they are constituents of important body compounds they are important for growth they help maintain water balance An iodine deficiency can cause: a. b. c. d. e. 10. 3 tannins found in tea will decrease iron absorption iron absorption increases in a deficiency state iron is absorbed more effectively from animal flesh because it contains heme iron vitamin C, ascorbic acid, taken at the same time as iron, will increase iron absorption the RDA for iron is lower for women than for men Which food provides iron in the most absorbable form? a. b. c. d. e. rice bok choy beef lentils iron-fortified breakfast cereal Early Final - Test Form A 14. The increased requirement during pregnancy of which nutrient(s) can not be met by an average diet and therefore daily supplements are highly recommended. a. b. c. d. e. 15. True False Eating a diet deficient in water-soluble vitamins will result in clinical signs of vitamin deficiency in several weeks (6-8 weeks). a. b. 20. True False The amount of a mineral present in a vegetable is independent of the mineral content of the soil or water in which the vegetable is grown. a. b. 19. iron vitamin C calcium vitamin D zinc Drinking coffee or tea (source of tannins) and eating whole grains (source of phytate) can interfere with the absorption of iron and zinc. a. b. 18. calcium potassium zinc iron b and c above According to the RDA, the mineral that you need in the largest amount is: a. b. c. d. e. 17. zinc vitamin A iron calcium c and d above A deficiency of ______________ in children and teens is associated with retarded growth and sexual development, and in elderly an impaired immune response. a. b. c. d. e. 16. 4 True False Chemically speaking, all vitamins (water soluble and fat soluble) and minerals are organic. a. b. c. minerals inorganic True False Only water soluble vitamins are organic Early Final - Test Form A 21. Many water-soluble vitamins function as a coenzyme in enzyme controlled metabolic reactions by: a. b. c. d. 22. antiviral agent antioxidant anti-cancer agent aid in energy release from nutrients _______________can be made by the body from the essential amino acid tryptophan and its deficiency causes Pellagra: a. b. c. d. e. 25. eyesight hair and nails the tongue only the bones tongu...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course NUT 10 taught by Professor Roger during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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