Nutrition Test 4

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Nutrition Test 4
2014-04-14 08:02:04

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  1. Riboflavin needs are more difficult to meet when the diet is low in what?
    Dairy Foods
  2. Which vitamin is most likely to NOT cause a toxicity in the body?
    Vitamin C
  3. True or False: People who consume an adequate diet do not need a daily supplement.
  4. Your friend Jane just returned from the doctor who diagnosed her with a B Vitamin toxicity that caused her face to flush. Which vitamin would be the culprit?
  5. Is storing fruits and vegetables in the pantry at room temperature a good idea to minimize nutrient losses?
  6. What vitamin is involved substantially in energy transfer reactions?
  7. What is the best source for niacin equivalents?
  8. What is meant by the bio-availability of a vitamin in food?
    The amount absorbed and subsequently used by the body.
  9. What vitamin is used to treat Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome?
  10. True or False: The amount of energy-yielding nutrients found in food and needed by the body are the same.
  11. What vitamin can be synthesized by bacteria in the GI tract?
  12. What food provides the most thiamin?
  13. What vitamins are least effected by cooking in water?
    Fat Soluble ones like A, K, D, and E
  14. Why do B Vitamin deficiencies lead to a lack of energy?
    Coenzymes needed for energy metabolism are not produced in efficient amounts.
  15. What vitamin causes irreversible nerve damage if it's taken too much?
  16. What is Beriberi a result of?
    Thiamin deficiency
  17. How are vitamins measured in foods?
    In micrograms or milligrams.
  18. Which vitamin is most susceptible to UV light?
  19. Which vitamin is involved in amino acid metabolism?
  20. Do water-soluble vitamins need to be consumed daily?
  21. What two vitamins produce a similar form of anemia?
    B12 and Folate
  22. Does vitamin B6 enhance physical performance when supplied at a level of 1 mg per gram of protein?
  23. In what capacity does vitamin c function?
    Cofactor in collagen formation
  24. Are thiamin recommended intakes stated as equivalents?
  25. What system does niacin not manifest in during a deficiency?
  26. Does folate function primarily in the transfer of amino groups?
  27. Increasing the amount of polyunsaturated fats in the diet increases the need for what vitamin?
  28. Do gut micro flora synthesizers supply sufficient amounts of vitamin K to meet the needs of most healthy adults?
  29. What is keritinization the result of?
    Vitamin A deficiency
  30. What vitamin deficiency causes bowed legs?
    Vitamin D
  31. What is a free radical?
    A molecule that is unstable and reactive because it contains unpaired electrons.
  32. What organs are not required for Vitamin D synthesis?
  33. What is the major function of vitamin E?
    Inhibit the destruction of polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  34. What is the biggest source of vitamin E?
    Vegetable oils
  35. What can the body use to synthesize vitamin D?
  36. Is renoquinone a from of vitamin A?
  37. All of the following organs are required for the complete synthesis of activated vitamin D except the what?
  38. Which of the following features do vitamins C and E share?
    The are both antioxidants
  39. Which vitamin is synthesized by intestinal bacteria?
  40. T or F: Dark skinned people require longer sunlight exposure than light skinned people to synthesize equivalent amounts of vitamin D.
  41. Are bananas a good source of vitamin A?
  42. A child with bowed legs is likely deficient in vitamin
  43. The main function of vitamin E in the body is to act as a(n)
  44. What is/are the main function(s) of vitamin D?
    Promote calcium and phosphorous absorption and promotes calcium mobilization
  45. Is Consuming high dose vitamin A supplements likely to induce vitamin A toxicity in adults?
    No shit
  46. Are vegetables oils a good source of vitamin E?
  47. 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 affects
  48. All of the following are forms of vitamin A except
  49. All of the following are features of vitamin K in nutrition except
    gut microflora synthesis supplies sufficient amounts to meet the needs of most healthy adults.
  50. All of the following are characteristics of vitamin D nutrition except
    requirement is increased by sun exposure
  51. The process of bone remodeling is known to be dependent on all of the fat-soluble vitamins except
  52. In what chief capacity does vitamin K function?
    blood clotting
  53. Which of the following is not among the features of the fat-soluble vitamins?
    Transported permanently to the liver and adipose tissue
  54. What is the name of the vitamin D-deficiency disease in adults?
  55. Which of the following foods is a very good source of vitamin A?
    Pumpkin Pie
  56. Which of the following is the most reliable source of vitamin D in the diet?
    Fortified Milk